Stock Under Active Eyes: KB Home (KBH)

KB Home (KBH):

In Friday trading session KB Home (KBH) stock price ended at $25.64 by scoring a change of 0.63%. The recent trading activity revealed that the stock price is at 52.44% off from its 52-week low and traded with move of -12.97% from high printed in the last 52-week period. The Company kept 44.53M Floating Shares and holds 85.49M shares outstanding.

The company’s earnings per share shows growth of 52.30% for the current year and expected to arrive earnings growth for the next year at 7.58% . Analyst projected EPS growth for the next 5 years at19.61%. The company’s EPS growth rate for past five years was 43.80%. The earnings growth rate for the next years is an important measure for investors planning to hold onto a stock for several years. The company’s earnings will usually have a direct relationship to the price of the company’s stock. The stock observed Sales growth of 16.70% during past 5 years. EPS growth quarter over quarter stands at 16.20% and Sales growth quarter over quarter is at -3.90%.

Shares price moved with -0.58% from its 50 Day high and distanced at 26.12% from 50 Day low. Analyses consensus rating score stands at 3. For the next one year period, the average of individual price target estimates referred by covering sell-side analysts is $24.8.

As took short look on profitability, the firm profit margin which was recorded 0.00%, and operating margin was noted at 6.10%. The company maintained a Gross Margin of 15.50%. The Institutional ownership of the firm is 92.10% while Insiders ownership is 1.70%. Company has kept return on investment (ROI) at 6.50% over the previous 12 months and has been able to maintain return on asset (ROA) at 0.00% for the last twelve months. Return on equity (ROE) recorded at 0.10%.

KB Home (KBH) stock recent traded volume stands with 1957733 shares as compared with its average volume of 1872.09K shares. The relative volume observed at 1.05.

Volume can help determine the health of an existing trend. A healthy up-trend should have higher volume on the upward legs of the trend, and lower volume on the downward (corrective) legs. A healthy downtrend usually has higher volume on the downward legs of the trend and lower volume on the upward (corrective) legs.

The long term debt/equity shows a value of 0.99 with a total debt/equity of 0.99. It gives the investors the idea on the company’s financial leverage, measured by apportioning total liabilities by its stockholders equity. It also illustrates how much debt the corporation is using to finance its assets in relation to the value represented in shareholders’ equity.

Moving averages help technical traders track the trends of financial assets by smoothing out the day-to-day price fluctuations, or noise. By identifying trends, moving averages allow traders to make those trends work in their favor and increase the number of winning trades. The shorter the period of a moving average, the more rapidly it will change with price action. However, it is more likely to provide less reliable signals compared to those provided by a longer-term moving average. The longer the period of a moving average, the more slowly it will change with price action. However, the signals it provides are more reliable.

KB Home (KBH) stock moved higher 6.35% in contrast to its 20 day moving average displaying short-term an upside movement of stock. It shifted 9.99% above its 50-day simple moving average. This is showing medium-term optimistic trend based on SMA 50. The stock price went overhead 12.67% from its 200-day simple moving average identifying long-term up trend.

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