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KB Home (KBH) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-1.52 (-2.13%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.49 million shs
Average Volume
1.24 million shs
Market Capitalization
$5.30 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

KB Home MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.23 Rating Score
5.0% Downside
$66.30 Price Target
Short Interest
7.98% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.82mentions of KB Home in the last 14 days
Based on 15 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$4.38 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $8.01 to $8.72 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.30 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

16th out of 99 stocks

Operative Builders Industry

4th out of 16 stocks

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About KB Home Stock (NYSE:KBH)

KB Home operates as a homebuilding company in the United States. It operates through four segments: West Coast, Southwest, Central, and Southeast. It builds and sells various homes, including attached and detached single-family residential homes, townhomes, and condominiums primarily for first-time, first move-up, second move-up, and active adult homebuyers. The company also provides financial services, such as insurance products and title services, as well as mortgage banking services, including residential consumer mortgage loans to homebuyers. It has operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, North Carolina, Texas, and Washington. The company was formerly known as Kaufman and Broad Home Corporation and changed its name to KB Home in January 2001. KB Home was founded in 1957 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

KBH Stock Price History

KBH Stock News Headlines

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
KB Home (NYSE:KBH) EVP Albert Z. Praw Sells 22,160 Shares
Wells Fargo Reaffirms Their Hold Rating on KB Home (KBH)
The Best Dirt-Cheap Stocks to Buy Now
25 States with Highest Mortgage Delinquency Rates
KB Home: Getting Attractive But Rates Are A Risk
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 2/22 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/23 Dividend
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Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Operative builders
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
13 Analysts


Net Income
$590.18 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.41 billion
Cash Flow
$7.57 per share
Book Value
$48.04 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$5.30 billion

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KBH Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell KB Home stock right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KB Home in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" KBH shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KBH, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is KB Home's stock price target for 2024?

13 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for KB Home's stock. Their KBH share price targets range from $43.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $66.30 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.0%.
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How have KBH shares performed in 2024?

KB Home's stock was trading at $62.46 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, KBH stock has increased by 11.7% and is now trading at $69.78.
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Are investors shorting KB Home?

KB Home saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,850,000 shares, an increase of 6.0% from the April 15th total of 5,520,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,110,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.3 days. Approximately 8.0% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is KB Home's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, June 19th 2024.
View our KBH earnings forecast

How were KB Home's earnings last quarter?

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, March, 20th. The construction company reported $1.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.57 by $0.19. The construction company had revenue of $1.47 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.46 billion. KB Home had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.78% and a net margin of 9.29%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.45 earnings per share.

How often does KB Home pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for KB Home?

KB Home announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 9th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Thursday, May 23rd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 8th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20.
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Is KB Home a good dividend stock?

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.40%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 13.61%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KBH will have a dividend payout ratio of 11.47% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for KBH.

How will KB Home's stock buyback program work?

KB Home declared that its board has approved a share buyback program on Wednesday, March 22nd 2023, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 15.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What is Jeff Mezger's approval rating as KB Home's CEO?

109 employees have rated KB Home Chief Executive Officer Jeff Mezger on Jeff Mezger has an approval rating of 68% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of KB Home own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other KB Home investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Bank of America (BAC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Home Depot (HD), Walt Disney (DIS) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are KB Home's major shareholders?

KB Home's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.86%), Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. (1.18%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.85%), LSV Asset Management (0.64%), Walleye Trading LLC (0.00%) and Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (0.34%). Insiders that own company stock include Albert Z Praw, Arthur Reginald Collins, Brian J Woram, Jeff Kaminski, Jeffrey T Mezger, Melissa Lora, Thomas W Gilligan and William R Hollinger.
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How do I buy shares of KB Home?

Shares of KBH stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:KBH) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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