KB Home (KBH) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+2.57 (+4.10%)
(As of 12:03 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
407,502 shs
Average Volume
1.16 million shs
Market Capitalization
$4.95 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

KB Home MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.33 Rating Score
5.5% Upside
$66.11 Price Target
Short Interest
6.38% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.63mentions of KB Home in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$24.95 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.

4.62 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

7th out of 97 stocks

Operative Builders Industry

4th out of 15 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

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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Operative builders
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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


Net Income
$590.18 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.41 billion
Cash Flow
$8.16 per share
Book Value
$48.04 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$4.75 billion

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KBH Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell KB Home stock right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KB Home in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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?

12 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for KB Home's shares. Their KBH share price targets range from $43.00 to $87.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $66.11 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have KBH shares performed in 2024?

KB Home's stock was trading at $62.46 at the start of the year. Since then, KBH shares have increased by 0.3% and is now trading at $62.66.
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Are investors shorting KB Home?

KB Home saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,710,000 shares, a decrease of 21.9% from the February 29th total of 6,030,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,160,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.1 days. Currently, 6.5% of the shares of the stock 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.
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How were KB Home's earnings last quarter?

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March, 20th. The construction company reported $1.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates 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 net margin of 9.29% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.78%. KB Home's revenue for the quarter was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.45 earnings per share.

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

KB Home declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 18th. Investors 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 yield of 1.60%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 8th. This is a boost 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 $0.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.31%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 10.88%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KBH will have a dividend payout ratio of 9.17% 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 of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, March 22nd 2023, which allows the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 15.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's board 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 Glassdoor.com. 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Salem Investment Counselors Inc. (0.20%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.16%), Raymond James & Associates (0.11%), Signature Wealth Management Group (0.04%), Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.03%) and Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC (0.03%). 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 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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