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NYSE:KBHKB Home Competitors & Alternatives

$31.26
+0.98 (+3.24 %)
(As of 07/15/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$30.20
Now: $31.26
$31.47
50-Day Range
$28.58
MA: $32.15
$36.81
52-Week Range
$9.82
Now: $31.26
$40.51
Volume2.22 million shs
Average Volume2.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.83 billion
P/E Ratio9.71
Dividend Yield1.19%
Beta1.98

Competitors

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

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 Meritage Homes (MTH).

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

83.1% of D. R. Horton shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.5% of KB Home shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.0% of D. R. Horton shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.4% of KB Home shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

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. Horton10.26%17.70%11.39%
KB Home6.43%12.65%6.02%

Dividends

D. R. Horton pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. KB Home pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. D. R. Horton pays out 16.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. KB Home pays out 12.6% 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 increased its dividend for 8 consecutive years and KB Home has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. D. R. Horton is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for D. R. Horton and KB Home, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
D. R. Horton151112.67
KB Home17822.61

D. R. Horton currently has a consensus target price of $57.8824, indicating a potential downside of 2.14%. KB Home has a consensus target price of $34.0588, indicating a potential upside of 8.95%. Given KB Home's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe KB Home is more favorable than D. R. Horton.

Risk and Volatility

D. R. Horton has a beta of 1.62, suggesting that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KB Home has a beta of 1.98, suggesting that its stock price is 98% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
D. R. Horton$17.59 billion1.22$1.62 billion$4.2913.79
KB Home$4.55 billion0.62$268.77 million$2.8510.97

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.

Summary

D. R. Horton beats KB Home on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Dividends

KB Home pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Lennar pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. KB Home pays out 12.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Lennar pays out 8.7% 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 1 consecutive years. KB Home is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
KB Home$4.55 billion0.62$268.77 million$2.8510.97
Lennar$22.26 billion0.93$1.85 billion$5.7411.55

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
KB Home6.43%12.65%6.02%
Lennar9.30%13.08%7.17%

Volatility & Risk

KB Home has a beta of 1.98, meaning that its stock price is 98% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lennar has a beta of 1.6, meaning that its stock price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for KB Home and Lennar, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
KB Home17822.61
Lennar091002.53

KB Home currently has a consensus price target of $34.0588, suggesting a potential upside of 8.95%. Lennar has a consensus price target of $66.6579, suggesting a potential upside of 0.55%. Given KB Home's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe KB Home is more favorable than Lennar.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

89.5% of KB Home shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.2% of Lennar shares are held by institutional investors. 5.4% of KB Home shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 8.6% of Lennar shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Lennar beats KB Home on 11 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 business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and institutional ownership.

Risk and Volatility

NVR has a beta of 1, meaning that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, KB Home has a beta of 1.98, meaning that its stock price is 98% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares NVR and KB Home's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NVR$7.22 billion1.69$878.54 million$221.1314.95
KB Home$4.55 billion0.62$268.77 million$2.8510.97

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.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NVR12.14%37.44%22.87%
KB Home6.43%12.65%6.02%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

82.0% of NVR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.5% of KB Home shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.0% of NVR shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.4% of KB Home shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for NVR and KB Home, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NVR02302.60
KB Home17822.61

NVR currently has a consensus price target of $3,391.6667, indicating a potential upside of 2.58%. KB Home has a consensus price target of $34.0588, indicating a potential upside of 8.95%. Given KB Home's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe KB Home is more favorable than NVR.

Summary

NVR beats KB Home on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Dividends

PulteGroup pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. KB Home pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. PulteGroup pays out 13.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. KB Home pays out 12.6% 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. PulteGroup has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years and KB Home has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. PulteGroup is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

85.0% of PulteGroup shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.5% of KB Home shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of PulteGroup shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.4% of KB Home shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

PulteGroup has a beta of 1.34, indicating that its share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KB Home has a beta of 1.98, indicating that its share price is 98% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
PulteGroup09602.40
KB Home17822.61

PulteGroup currently has a consensus price target of $40.4667, indicating a potential upside of 14.15%. KB Home has a consensus price target of $34.0588, indicating a potential upside of 8.95%. Given PulteGroup's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PulteGroup is more favorable than KB Home.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares PulteGroup and KB Home's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PulteGroup$10.21 billion0.93$1.02 billion$3.4910.16
KB Home$4.55 billion0.62$268.77 million$2.8510.97

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.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PulteGroup10.02%19.53%9.76%
KB Home6.43%12.65%6.02%

Summary

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

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Toll Brothers6.85%9.91%4.51%
KB Home6.43%12.65%6.02%

Dividends

Toll Brothers pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. KB Home pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Toll Brothers pays out 10.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. KB Home pays out 12.6% 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. Toll Brothers has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years and KB Home has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Toll Brothers is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Toll Brothers$7.22 billion0.58$590.01 million$4.038.29
KB Home$4.55 billion0.62$268.77 million$2.8510.97

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

Volatility and Risk

Toll Brothers has a beta of 1.69, indicating that its share price is 69% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KB Home has a beta of 1.98, indicating that its share price is 98% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

82.5% of Toll Brothers shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.5% of KB Home shares are held by institutional investors. 10.9% of Toll Brothers shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.4% of KB Home shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Toll Brothers and KB Home, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Toll Brothers38502.13
KB Home17822.61

Toll Brothers currently has a consensus target price of $38.3571, indicating a potential upside of 14.81%. KB Home has a consensus target price of $34.0588, indicating a potential upside of 8.95%. Given Toll Brothers' higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Toll Brothers is more favorable than KB Home.

Summary

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

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

97.6% of Meritage Homes shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.5% of KB Home shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of Meritage Homes shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.4% 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Meritage Homes and KB Home, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Meritage Homes11512.75
KB Home17822.61

Meritage Homes presently has a consensus target price of $71.25, indicating a potential downside of 10.43%. KB Home has a consensus target price of $34.0588, indicating a potential upside of 8.95%. Given KB Home's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe KB Home is more favorable than Meritage Homes.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Meritage Homes7.68%15.47%8.20%
KB Home6.43%12.65%6.02%

Volatility & Risk

Meritage Homes has a beta of 1.75, suggesting that its stock price is 75% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KB Home has a beta of 1.98, suggesting that its stock price is 98% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Meritage Homes$3.67 billion0.82$249.66 million$6.4212.39
KB Home$4.55 billion0.62$268.77 million$2.8510.97

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

Summary

Meritage Homes beats KB Home on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
D. R. Horton logo
DHI
D. R. Horton
2.0$59.15+3.8%$21.83 billion$17.59 billion11.67Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Lennar logo
LEN
Lennar
1.9$66.29+5.6%$21.33 billion$22.26 billion9.98Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
NVR logo
NVR
NVR
1.8$3,306.49+2.8%$12.28 billion$7.22 billion15.13Upcoming Earnings
PulteGroup logo
PHM
PulteGroup
2.0$35.45+4.4%$9.70 billion$10.21 billion9.30Analyst Revision
Toll Brothers logo
TOL
Toll Brothers
2.2$33.41+4.5%$4.20 billion$7.22 billion9.80Analyst Revision
Meritage Homes logo
MTH
Meritage Homes
1.1$79.55+3.1%$3.09 billion$3.67 billion10.49Upcoming Earnings
Heavy News Reporting
M.D.C. logo
MDC
M.D.C.
1.9$37.70+3.9%$2.45 billion$3.29 billion10.39Analyst Upgrade
TRI Pointe Group logo
TPH
TRI Pointe Group
1.4$15.48+6.3%$2.02 billion$3.08 billion9.05Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
Cavco Industries logo
CVCO
Cavco Industries
1.0$191.21+4.5%$1.75 billion$1.06 billion23.61Analyst Report
M/I Homes logo
MHO
M/I Homes
1.4$34.44+6.9%$1.02 billion$2.50 billion6.99Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
Beazer Homes USA logo
BZH
Beazer Homes USA
1.5$11.03+8.3%$347.54 million$2.09 billion12.26Unusual Options Activity
Heavy News Reporting
Hovnanian Enterprises logo
HOV
Hovnanian Enterprises
1.0$21.51+4.7%$131.88 million$2.02 billion-8.74
This page was last updated on 7/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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