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KB Home (KBH) Competitors

$70.50
+1.31 (+1.89%)
(As of 05/24/2024 08:50 PM ET)

KBH vs. MTH, TPH, MHO, TOL, TMHC, CCS, DFH, BCC, AWI, and IBP

Should you be buying KB Home stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of KB Home include Meritage Homes (MTH), Tri Pointe Homes (TPH), M/I Homes (MHO), Toll Brothers (TOL), Taylor Morrison Home (TMHC), Century Communities (CCS), Dream Finders Homes (DFH), Boise Cascade (BCC), Armstrong World Industries (AWI), and Installed Building Products (IBP). These companies are all part of the "construction" sector.

KB Home vs.

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) and Meritage Homes (NYSE:MTH) are both mid-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, dividends, earnings, risk, profitability, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

KB Home received 111 more outperform votes than Meritage Homes when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 55.33% of users gave Meritage Homes an outperform vote while only 47.21% of users gave KB Home an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
KB HomeOutperform Votes
542
47.21%
Underperform Votes
606
52.79%
Meritage HomesOutperform Votes
431
55.33%
Underperform Votes
348
44.67%

In the previous week, KB Home had 8 more articles in the media than Meritage Homes. MarketBeat recorded 13 mentions for KB Home and 5 mentions for Meritage Homes. KB Home's average media sentiment score of 0.95 beat Meritage Homes' score of 0.81 indicating that KB Home is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
KB Home
7 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Meritage Homes
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

KB Home has a beta of 1.74, meaning that its share price is 74% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Meritage Homes has a beta of 1.75, meaning that its share price is 75% more volatile than the S&P 500.

KB Home pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Meritage Homes pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. KB Home pays out 13.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Meritage Homes pays out 14.0% 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 presently has a consensus price target of $66.30, suggesting a potential downside of 5.96%. Meritage Homes has a consensus price target of $178.25, suggesting a potential upside of 2.08%. Given Meritage Homes' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Meritage Homes is more favorable than KB Home.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
KB Home
2 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.23
Meritage Homes
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.29

Meritage Homes has a net margin of 12.54% compared to KB Home's net margin of 9.29%. Meritage Homes' return on equity of 17.63% beat KB Home's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
KB Home9.29% 15.78% 9.14%
Meritage Homes 12.54%17.63%12.65%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
KB Home$6.41B0.83$590.18M$7.359.59
Meritage Homes$6.14B1.03$738.75M$21.448.14

96.1% of KB Home shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.4% of Meritage Homes shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.4% of KB Home shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of Meritage Homes shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Meritage Homes beats KB Home on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding KBH and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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KBH vs. The Competition

MetricKB HomeResidential Construction IndustryCyclical SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$5.35B$4.23B$2.97B$17.89B
Dividend Yield1.42%4.40%3.89%3.53%
P/E Ratio9.59732.62338.4325.80
Price / Sales0.8390.04278.8110.24
Price / Cash8.886.1027.3919.29
Price / Book1.471.352.135.91
Net Income$590.18M$312.03M$205.03M$976.87M
7 Day Performance-3.49%-1.51%-0.71%-1.53%
1 Month Performance7.47%3.73%4.03%4.68%
1 Year Performance59.79%25.88%2.56%23.54%

KB Home Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MTH
Meritage Homes
2.7889 of 5 stars
$178.38
-2.3%
$178.25
-0.1%
+49.2%$6.48B$6.14B8.321,838
TPH
Tri Pointe Homes
2.6777 of 5 stars
$38.96
-2.0%
$40.60
+4.2%
+31.5%$3.70B$3.67B10.391,438Positive News
MHO
M/I Homes
1.673 of 5 stars
$128.14
-2.1%
$130.00
+1.5%
+74.9%$3.63B$4.08B7.371,607Positive News
TOL
Toll Brothers
4.1668 of 5 stars
$130.21
-0.6%
$116.40
-10.6%
+80.6%$13.56B$9.99B10.064,800Earnings Report
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TMHC
Taylor Morrison Home
2.198 of 5 stars
$59.03
-1.4%
$58.20
-1.4%
+33.2%$6.24B$7.42B8.442,800
CCS
Century Communities
3.8444 of 5 stars
$86.87
-1.8%
$96.00
+10.5%
+30.4%$2.76B$3.69B9.641,650
DFH
Dream Finders Homes
3.3703 of 5 stars
$28.66
-2.0%
$34.50
+20.4%
+59.8%$2.67B$3.75B9.721,236Positive News
Gap Up
BCC
Boise Cascade
3.7144 of 5 stars
$138.28
+0.5%
$125.00
-9.6%
+87.1%$5.46B$6.84B11.247,300Positive News
AWI
Armstrong World Industries
3.6101 of 5 stars
$114.86
+0.1%
$110.17
-4.1%
+83.7%$5.03B$1.30B21.593,100Positive News
IBP
Installed Building Products
4.0944 of 5 stars
$211.07
-1.0%
$229.30
+8.6%
+98.4%$6.00B$2.78B23.8810,600Positive News

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This page (NYSE:KBH) was last updated on 5/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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