NYSE:KBH

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Volume1.59 million shs
Average Volume1.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.03 billion
P/E Ratio12.45
Dividend Yield1.38%
Beta1.81

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) Vs. DHI, LEN, NVR, PHM, TOL, and MDC

Should you be buying KBH stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "homebuilding" are considered alternatives and competitors to KB Home, including D.R. Horton (DHI), Lennar (LEN), NVR (NVR), PulteGroup (PHM), Toll Brothers (TOL), and M.D.C. (MDC).

D.R. Horton (NYSE:DHI) and KB Home (NYSE:KBH) are both construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares D.R. Horton and KB Home's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
D.R. Horton13.16%25.71%16.36%
KB Home7.85%12.74%6.35%

Dividends

D.R. Horton pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. KB Home pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. D.R. Horton pays out 13.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. KB Home pays out 19.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. D.R. Horton has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years and KB Home has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

81.0% of D.R. Horton shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.7% of KB Home shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of D.R. Horton shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.4% of KB Home shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

D.R. Horton has a beta of 1.65, indicating that its stock price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KB Home has a beta of 1.81, indicating that its stock price is 81% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares D.R. Horton and KB Home's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
D.R. Horton$20.31 billion1.57$2.37 billion$6.1614.40
KB Home$4.18 billion0.96$296.24 million$3.1314.00

D.R. Horton has higher revenue and earnings than KB Home. KB Home is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than D.R. Horton, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for D.R. Horton and KB Home, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
D.R. Horton031802.86
KB Home06812.67

D.R. Horton presently has a consensus price target of $93.6190, indicating a potential upside of 5.51%. KB Home has a consensus price target of $46.7857, indicating a potential upside of 6.79%. Given KB Home's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe KB Home is more favorable than D.R. Horton.

Summary

D.R. Horton beats KB Home on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Lennar (NYSE:LEN) and KB Home (NYSE:KBH) are both construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Lennar and KB Home's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Lennar13.16%14.98%8.94%
KB Home7.85%12.74%6.35%

Dividends

Lennar pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. KB Home pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Lennar pays out 13.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. KB Home pays out 19.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Lennar has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and KB Home has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years. KB Home is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

81.4% of Lennar shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.7% of KB Home shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.6% of Lennar shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.4% of KB Home shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Lennar has a beta of 1.49, meaning that its share price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KB Home has a beta of 1.81, meaning that its share price is 81% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Lennar and KB Home's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lennar$22.49 billion1.29$2.47 billion$7.7012.04
KB Home$4.18 billion0.96$296.24 million$3.1314.00

Lennar has higher revenue and earnings than KB Home. Lennar is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than KB Home, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Lennar and KB Home, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Lennar091002.53
KB Home06812.67

Lennar presently has a consensus price target of $98.7778, indicating a potential upside of 6.51%. KB Home has a consensus price target of $46.7857, indicating a potential upside of 6.79%. Given KB Home's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe KB Home is more favorable than Lennar.

Summary

Lennar beats KB Home on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

NVR (NYSE:NVR) and KB Home (NYSE:KBH) are both construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares NVR and KB Home's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NVR$7.33 billion2.32$901.25 million$230.1120.29
KB Home$4.18 billion0.96$296.24 million$3.1314.00

NVR has higher revenue and earnings than KB Home. KB Home is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than NVR, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

82.3% of NVR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.7% of KB Home shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.0% of NVR shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.4% of KB Home shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

NVR has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KB Home has a beta of 1.81, indicating that its stock price is 81% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for NVR and KB Home, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NVR02302.60
KB Home06812.67

NVR presently has a consensus price target of $5,324.50, indicating a potential upside of 14.02%. KB Home has a consensus price target of $46.7857, indicating a potential upside of 6.79%. Given NVR's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe NVR is more favorable than KB Home.

Profitability

This table compares NVR and KB Home's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NVR12.59%33.36%17.85%
KB Home7.85%12.74%6.35%

Summary

NVR beats KB Home on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) and PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM) are both construction companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares KB Home and PulteGroup's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
KB Home$4.18 billion0.96$296.24 million$3.1314.00
PulteGroup$11.04 billion1.29$1.41 billion$4.7111.54

PulteGroup has higher revenue and earnings than KB Home. PulteGroup is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than KB Home, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

87.7% of KB Home shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.2% of PulteGroup shares are held by institutional investors. 4.4% of KB Home shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of PulteGroup shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

KB Home pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. PulteGroup pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. KB Home pays out 19.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. PulteGroup pays out 11.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. KB Home has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years and PulteGroup has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. KB Home is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk & Volatility

KB Home has a beta of 1.81, suggesting that its stock price is 81% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PulteGroup has a beta of 1.44, suggesting that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for KB Home and PulteGroup, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
KB Home06812.67
PulteGroup13912.71

KB Home currently has a consensus target price of $46.7857, indicating a potential upside of 6.79%. PulteGroup has a consensus target price of $59.50, indicating a potential upside of 9.50%. Given PulteGroup's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PulteGroup is more favorable than KB Home.

Profitability

This table compares KB Home and PulteGroup's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
KB Home7.85%12.74%6.35%
PulteGroup13.14%22.42%12.36%

Summary

PulteGroup beats KB Home on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) and Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL) are both mid-cap construction companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares KB Home and Toll Brothers' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
KB Home$4.18 billion0.96$296.24 million$3.1314.00
Toll Brothers$7.08 billion1.03$446.62 million$3.4017.39

Toll Brothers has higher revenue and earnings than KB Home. KB Home is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Toll Brothers, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

87.7% of KB Home shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.7% of Toll Brothers shares are held by institutional investors. 4.4% of KB Home shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.8% of Toll Brothers shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

KB Home pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Toll Brothers pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. KB Home pays out 19.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Toll Brothers pays out 20.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. KB Home has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years and Toll Brothers has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. KB Home is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk & Volatility

KB Home has a beta of 1.81, suggesting that its stock price is 81% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Toll Brothers has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for KB Home and Toll Brothers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
KB Home06812.67
Toll Brothers45702.19

KB Home currently has a consensus target price of $46.7857, indicating a potential upside of 6.79%. Toll Brothers has a consensus target price of $61.3750, indicating a potential upside of 3.78%. Given KB Home's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe KB Home is more favorable than Toll Brothers.

Profitability

This table compares KB Home and Toll Brothers' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
KB Home7.85%12.74%6.35%
Toll Brothers6.65%10.18%4.49%

Summary

KB Home beats Toll Brothers on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) and M.D.C. (NYSE:MDC) are both mid-cap construction companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares KB Home and M.D.C.'s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
KB Home$4.18 billion0.96$296.24 million$3.1314.00
M.D.C.$3.90 billion0.97$367.58 million$5.1710.43

M.D.C. has lower revenue, but higher earnings than KB Home. M.D.C. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than KB Home, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

87.7% of KB Home shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.3% of M.D.C. shares are held by institutional investors. 4.4% of KB Home shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 23.1% of M.D.C. shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

KB Home pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. M.D.C. pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. KB Home pays out 19.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. M.D.C. pays out 30.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. KB Home has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years and M.D.C. has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

KB Home has a beta of 1.81, suggesting that its stock price is 81% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, M.D.C. has a beta of 1.45, suggesting that its stock price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for KB Home and M.D.C., as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
KB Home06812.67
M.D.C.12212.50

KB Home currently has a consensus target price of $46.7857, indicating a potential upside of 6.79%. M.D.C. has a consensus target price of $65.40, indicating a potential upside of 21.27%. Given M.D.C.'s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe M.D.C. is more favorable than KB Home.

Profitability

This table compares KB Home and M.D.C.'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
KB Home7.85%12.74%6.35%
M.D.C.10.34%21.55%11.49%

Summary

M.D.C. beats KB Home on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


KB Home Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
D.R. Horton logo
DHI
D.R. Horton
2.4$88.73+1.0%$31.99 billion$20.31 billion10.28
Lennar logo
LEN
Lennar
2.1$92.74+1.7%$29.06 billion$22.49 billion9.47Upcoming Earnings
NVR logo
NVR
NVR
1.7$4,669.79+1.4%$16.98 billion$7.33 billion18.85News Coverage
PulteGroup logo
PHM
PulteGroup
1.9$54.34+0.6%$14.29 billion$11.04 billion9.74
Toll Brothers logo
TOL
Toll Brothers
2.1$59.14+0.6%$7.30 billion$7.08 billion15.56
M.D.C. logo
MDC
M.D.C.
2.2$53.93+1.9%$3.79 billion$3.90 billion8.80
Meritage Homes logo
MTH
Meritage Homes
1.6$98.60+1.4%$3.73 billion$4.50 billion7.81
Tri Pointe Homes logo
TPH
Tri Pointe Homes
1.8$22.11+1.8%$2.62 billion$3.25 billion8.67
Cavco Industries logo
CVCO
Cavco Industries
1.2$218.57+1.4%$2.01 billion$1.11 billion26.49Analyst Upgrade
M/I Homes logo
MHO
M/I Homes
1.6$63.85+0.0%$1.86 billion$3.05 billion6.41
Beazer Homes USA logo
BZH
Beazer Homes USA
1.7$21.40+2.0%$669.69 million$2.13 billion8.53News Coverage
Hovnanian Enterprises logo
HOV
Hovnanian Enterprises
0.8$94.51+1.1%$581.43 million$2.34 billion1.18
This page was last updated on 6/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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