William Lyon Homes Company Profile (NYSE:WLH)

About William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH)

William Lyon Homes logoWilliam Lyon Homes is primarily engaged in the design, construction and sale of single family detached and attached homes in California, Arizona and Nevada. The Company conducts its homebuilding operations through four reportable operating segments: Southern California, Northern California, Arizona and Nevada. For the three months ended March 31, 2012, 37% of home closings were derived from the Company's California operations. The Company designs, constructs and sells a range of homes designed to meet the needs of each of its markets, although it primarily focuses sales to the entry-level and first time move-up home buyer markets. During the year ended December 31, 2011, the Company marketed its homes through 19 sales locations. In October 2013, the Company purchase 221 homesites at the master-planned Southshore community in Aurora, Colorado.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: Residential Construction
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:WLH
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.lyonhomes.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $737.06 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 31,935,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $21.98
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $19.88
  • 52 Week Range: $14.13 - $24.51
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.13
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.31
  • P/E Growth: 1.19
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.4 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.53
  • Book Value: $21.52 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.07
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $88.95 million
  • Net Margins: 4.71%
  • Return on Equity: 8.83%
  • Return on Assets: 3.13%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.60%
  • Current Ratio: 11.99%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.31%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 391,966 shs.
  • Beta: 1.83
  • Short Ratio: 9.02
 

Frequently Asked Questions for William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH)

What is William Lyon Homes' stock symbol?

William Lyon Homes trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WLH."

How will William Lyon Homes' stock buyback program work?

William Lyon Homes announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Friday, April 7th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 8.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were William Lyon Homes' earnings last quarter?

William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.05. The company earned $258.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $261.40 million. William Lyon Homes had a net margin of 4.71% and a return on equity of 8.83%. The company's revenue was down 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.24 EPS. View William Lyon Homes' Earnings History.

Where is William Lyon Homes' stock going? Where will William Lyon Homes' stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for William Lyon Homes' stock. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate William Lyon Homes' share price to reach $20.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for William Lyon Homes.

Who are some of William Lyon Homes' key competitors?

Who owns William Lyon Homes stock?

William Lyon Homes' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include GMT Capital Corp (14.37%), Paulson & CO. Inc. (10.40%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.11%), TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (6.41%), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (4.67%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (3.83%). Company insiders that own William Lyon Homes stock include Gary H Hunt, Gmt Capital Corp, Luxor Capital Group, Lp, Matthew R Zaist and William Lyon. View Institutional Ownership Trends for William Lyon Homes.

Who sold William Lyon Homes stock? Who is selling William Lyon Homes stock?

William Lyon Homes' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Next Century Growth Investors LLC, GMT Capital Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BBT Capital Management LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Morgan Stanley, Royce & Associates LP and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for William Lyon Homes.

Who bought William Lyon Homes stock? Who is buying William Lyon Homes stock?

William Lyon Homes' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Falcon Point Capital LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Second Curve Capital LLC. Company insiders that have bought William Lyon Homes stock in the last two years include Gary H Hunt, Gmt Capital Corp, Matthew R Zaist and William Lyon. View Insider Buying and Selling for William Lyon Homes.

How do I buy William Lyon Homes stock?

Shares of William Lyon Homes can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of William Lyon Homes stock cost?

One share of William Lyon Homes stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.08.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $20.00 (13.34% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/21/2017WedbushLower Price TargetNeutral -> Neutral$23.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
1/12/2017JMP SecuritiesDowngradeMkt Outperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
8/8/2016Citigroup IncBoost Price TargetBuy$19.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
7/12/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/13/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweight$23.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH)
Earnings by Quarter for William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH)
Earnings History by Quarter for William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.06$0.11$261.40 million$258.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/22/2017Q416$0.68$0.60$464.42 million$473.25 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2016Q316$0.35$0.34$338.57 million$342.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2016Q216$0.36$0.38$297.56 million$325.65 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q116$0.20$0.24$237.28 million$264.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$0.62$0.68$416.26 million$397.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2015Q315$0.37$0.31$289.05 million$251.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q215$0.31$0.32$257.27 million$254.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2015Q115$0.14$0.18$208.40 million$197.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2015Q414$0.49$0.52$360.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2014Q314$0.27$0.31$241.30 million$206.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/13/2014Q214$0.38$0.38$181.24 million$179.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2014Q114$0.15$0.27$124.42 million$149.95 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/2014Q413$0.51$0.66$192.72 million$209.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/11/2013Q313$0.25$0.44$136.50 million$150.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013($0.04)$0.29$101.90 million$120.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.91
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.45
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.16)($0.16)($0.16)
Q2 20171$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q3 20171$0.68$0.68$0.68
Q4 20171$0.92$0.92$0.92
Q1 20181$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q2 20181$0.53$0.53$0.53
Q3 20181$0.75$0.75$0.75
Q4 20181$0.95$0.95$0.95
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 21.33%
Insider Trades by Quarter for William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH)
Insider Trades by Quarter for William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/23/2017Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderSell23,349$23.33$544,732.17View SEC Filing  
5/22/2017Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderSell28,651$23.39$670,146.89View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderSell52,000$23.44$1,218,880.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2017Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderSell41,968$23.16$971,978.88View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderSell52,000$21.99$1,143,480.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2017Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderSell52,000$21.83$1,135,160.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2017Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderSell52,000$19.80$1,029,600.00View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderSell166,330$19.03$3,165,259.90View SEC Filing  
12/29/2016Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderSell26,570$19.69$523,163.30View SEC Filing  
8/12/2016Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderBuy62,400$15.94$994,656.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderBuy208,000$16.39$3,409,120.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderBuy436,100$14.30$6,236,230.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2016Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderBuy72,700$14.27$1,037,429.00View SEC Filing  
4/4/2016Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderBuy172,725$14.27$2,464,785.75View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderBuy982,894$14.21$13,966,923.74View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015William LyonChairmanBuy6,000$15.69$94,140.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015William LyonChairmanBuy33,000$15.40$508,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015Matthew R ZaistCEOBuy6,000$16.11$96,660.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Gary H HuntDirectorBuy1,840$16.00$29,440.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2015Luxor Capital Group, LpMajor ShareholderSell2,000,000$23.75$47,500,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015Gary H HuntDirectorSell5,363$22.87$122,651.81View SEC Filing  
12/5/2014Matthew R ZaistCOOBuy3,000$20.07$60,210.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Lynn Carlson SchellDirectorBuy4,785$20.89$99,958.65View SEC Filing  
9/10/2014Richard S RobinsonSVPSell14,680$24.72$362,889.60View SEC Filing  
3/28/2014Luxor Capital Group, Lpmajor shareholderSell2,300,000$27.25$62,675,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Luxor Capital Group, LpMajor ShareholderSell2,827,500$25.00$70,687,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH)
Latest Headlines for William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes (WLH) Major Shareholder Sells $544,732.17 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 1:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes (WLH) Major Shareholder Sells $670,146.89 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 24 at 10:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSurging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for William Lyon Homes (WLH)
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 8:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: William Lyon Homes (WLH) Major Shareholder Sells 52,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 1:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy William Lyon Homes (WLH) Stock Might be a Great Pick
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 12:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes, Inc. :WLH-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 7:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes (WLH) Forecasted to Post FY2017 Earnings of $2.18 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 11:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: William Lyon Homes (WLH) Major Shareholder Sells 41,968 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 10:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWedbush Brokers Increase Earnings Estimates for William Lyon Homes (WLH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 7:34 AM
msn.com logoTuesday Sector Leaders: General Contractors & Builders, Textiles
www.msn.com - May 10 at 9:45 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes' (WLH) CEO Matthew Zaist on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 10 at 9:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WLH earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 3:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes (WLH) Issues Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 11:02 AM
cnbc.com logoWilliam Lyon reports 1Q loss
www.cnbc.com - May 9 at 9:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes (WLH) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 7:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes (WLH) Major Shareholder Gmt Capital Corp Sells 52,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes (WLH) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of -0.39
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 8:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes (WLH) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 9:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes (WLH) Given Daily News Impact Rating of -0.39
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 7:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes Announces Registered Exchange Offer for 5.875% Senior Notes Due 2025
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 2:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes (WLH) Major Shareholder Sells $1,135,160.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 5:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes (WLH) Lowered to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 5:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes (WLH) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 10:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes (WLH) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 8:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate William Lyon Homes (WLH) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $268.43 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 8:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 1:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes (WLH) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 8:47 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes (WLH) Board Declares Stock Buyback Program
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 8:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes Announces Creation of New 55+ Brand – “Ovation, a Lyon Active Lifestyle Community”
finance.yahoo.com - April 1 at 10:46 AM
globenewswire.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes Announces Creation of New 55+ Brand — “Ovation, a Lyon Active Adult Community”
globenewswire.com - March 21 at 8:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWILLIAM LYON HOMES Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 7:24 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWILLIAM LYON HOMES Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 10 at 12:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes Set to Join S&P SmallCap 600®
finance.yahoo.com - March 3 at 6:54 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWILLIAM LYON HOMES Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers
biz.yahoo.com - February 25 at 4:27 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes' (WLH) CEO Matt Zaist on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - February 24 at 12:06 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes Earnings Call scheduled for 12:00 pm ET today
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 23 at 3:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WLH earnings conference call or presentation 22-Feb-17 5:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 3:40 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 11:06 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWILLIAM LYON HOMES Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, Other
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 11:06 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoEarnings Scheduled For February 22, 2017
feeds.benzinga.com - February 22 at 5:22 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes Announces Expiration of Early Tender Deadline and Consent Solicitation in respect of Outstanding 8.5% Senior Notes due 2020
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 1 at 7:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes To Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 4:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCan William Lyon (WLH) Be a Solid Choice for Value Investors?
finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 4:54 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWILLIAM LYON HOMES Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - January 19 at 7:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes Announces Pricing of Offering of 5.875% Senior Notes Due 2025
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 8:57 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo8:43 am William Lyon Homes intends to privately offer $450 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2025
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 17 at 3:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes Announces Proposed Offering of Senior Notes Due 2025
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 9:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWilliam Lyon Homes Announces Proposed Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation in Respect of Outstanding 8.5% Senior Notes Due 2020
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 9:23 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWILLIAM LYON HOMES Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - January 17 at 9:23 AM

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