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NYSE:KBH

KB Home - KBH Stock Forecast, Price & News

$32.93
-0.53 (-1.58%)
(As of 08/15/2022 02:58 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$32.77
$33.52
50-Day Range
$25.56
$33.61
52-Week Range
$24.78
$50.20
Volume
34,693 shs
Average Volume
2.17 million shs
Market Capitalization
$2.87 billion
P/E Ratio
4.51
Dividend Yield
1.79%
Price Target
$42.23

KB Home MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.73 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
28.2% Upside
$42.23 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
6.82% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.47mentions of KB Home in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-3.31%
From $10.28 to $9.94 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.05 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

2nd out of 106 stocks

Operative Builders Industry

1st out of 17 stocks

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About KB Home (NYSE:KBH) Stock

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 offers financial services, such as insurance products and title services. It has operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, 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 headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

KBH has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Raymond James decreased their price target on shares of KB Home from $63.00 to $44.00 and set a "strong-buy" rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. Wells Fargo & Company reduced their price objective on shares of KB Home from $40.00 to $31.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, June 17th. Barclays reduced their price objective on shares of KB Home from $47.00 to $44.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, June 8th. Evercore ISI raised their price objective on shares of KB Home from $46.00 to $50.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research note on Thursday, June 23rd. Finally, Credit Suisse Group cut shares of KB Home from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $42.00 to $35.00 in a research note on Monday, July 11th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus price target of $42.23.

KB Home Price Performance

Shares of NYSE:KBH traded up $0.51 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $33.46. 796,346 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,315,901. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $30.47 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $33.75. The company has a market capitalization of $2.92 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.58, a P/E/G ratio of 0.52 and a beta of 1.63. KB Home has a 12 month low of $24.78 and a 12 month high of $50.20.

KB Home (NYSE:KBH - Get Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June 22nd. The construction company reported $2.32 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.97 by $0.35. KB Home had a net margin of 10.69% and a return on equity of 21.92%. The business had revenue of $1.72 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.61 billion. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.50 earnings per share. Equities research analysts expect that KB Home will post 10.28 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

KB Home Announces Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 4th will be issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 3rd. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.79%. KB Home's payout ratio is 8.22%.

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KBH Stock News Headlines

KB Home Whale Trades Spotted
Delta Shores retail center sold for $122.5 million
KB Home (NYSE:KBH) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.15
KB Home opens new townhome development in Arcadia
Homebuilders on Sale: Should You Be Buying?
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KBH Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/19 Dividend
5/04/2022
Dividend Payable
5/19/2022
Last Earnings
6/22/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/18 Dividend
8/03/2022
Today
8/15/2022
Dividend Payable
8/18/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
9/28/2022
Fiscal Year End
11/30/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Operative builders
Sub-Industry
Homebuilding
CUSIP
48666K10
Employees
2,244
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$42.23
High Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$28.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+28.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.73
Research Coverage
15 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$564.75 million
Pretax Margin
13.72%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.72 billion
Cash Flow
$6.75 per share
Book Value
$34.52 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
83,767,000
Market Cap
$2.87 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.63

Key Executives

  • Mr. Jeffrey T. Mezger (Age 66)
    Chairman, Pres & CEO
    Comp: $9.22M
  • Mr. Jeff J. Kaminski (Age 60)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $2.85M
  • Mr. Robert V. McGibney (Age 47)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $3.3M
  • Mr. Albert Z. Praw (Age 73)
    Exec. VP of Real Estate & Bus. Devel.
    Comp: $2.32M
  • Mr. William R. Hollinger (Age 63)
    Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Dan Bridleman
    Sr. VP of Sustainability, Technology & Strategic Sourcing
  • Ms. Jill S. Peters
    Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Brian J. Woram (Age 61)
    Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Amit Desai
    Sr. VP & Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Thomas F. Norton (Age 51)
    Sr. VP of HR













KBH Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell KB Home stock right now?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KB Home in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating, 11 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" KBH shares.
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What is KB Home's stock price forecast for 2022?

15 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for KB Home's shares. Their KBH share price forecasts range from $28.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $42.23 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have KBH shares performed in 2022?

KB Home's stock was trading at $44.73 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, KBH shares have decreased by 26.4% and is now trading at $32.92.
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Are investors shorting KB Home?

KB Home saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,760,000 shares, an increase of 6.3% from the July 15th total of 5,420,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,830,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.1 days. Currently, 6.8% of the shares of the company 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, September 28th 2022.
View our KBH earnings forecast
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How were KB Home's earnings last quarter?

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, June, 22nd. The construction company reported $2.32 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.97 by $0.35. The construction company had revenue of $1.72 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.61 billion. KB Home had a net margin of 10.69% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.92%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.50 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 Friday, July 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, August 18th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.82%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 3rd.
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Is KB Home a good dividend stock?

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.79%. The dividend payout ratio is 8.22%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KBH will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.04% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for KBH.

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).

What is KB Home's stock symbol?

KB Home trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KBH."

Who are KB Home's major shareholders?

KB Home's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (4.98%), Group One Trading L.P. (0.00%), Northern Trust Corp (1.46%), Boston Common Asset Management LLC (1.11%), Walleye Trading LLC (0.00%) and Pictet Asset Management SA (0.88%). Insiders that own company stock include Albert Z Praw, Brian J Woram, Jeff Kaminski, Jeffrey T Mezger, Matthew W Mandino, 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is KB Home's stock price today?

One share of KBH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.92.

How much money does KB Home make?

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) has a market capitalization of $2.87 billion and generates $5.72 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $564.75 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.30 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does KB Home have?

The company employs 2,244 workers across the globe.

How can I contact KB Home?

KB Home's mailing address is 10990 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles CA, 90024. The official website for the company is www.kbhome.com. The construction company can be reached via phone at (310) 231-4000, via email at investorrelations@kbhome.com, or via fax at 310-231-4222.

This page (NYSE:KBH) was last updated on 8/15/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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