Impact of Brokerage Rating on KB Home(KBH)

Many KB Home(KBH) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. KB Home was Downgraded by Raymond James to Underperform on Jan 24, 2017. KB Home was Initiated by Barclays on Jan 6, 2017 to Underweight, Price Target of the shares are set at $15.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jul 27, 2016, Jeffrey T Mezger (President and CEO) sold 500,000 shares at 16.47 per share price.On Apr 28, 2015, Nicholas S Franklin (EVP, Strategic Operations) purchased 5,000 shares at 14.76 per share price.

KB Home Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 11, 2017. The company reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $0.44. The company had revenue of $1191.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1142.59 million. The companys revenue was up 20.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.43 EPS.

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 3.08 by 13 Brokerage Firm. 2 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 8 Brokerage Firms have advised hold. 2 Analysts have rated it as strong sell. A sell rating was given by 1 analyst.

KB Home (NYSE:KBH): The mean short term price target for KB Home (NYSE:KBH) has been established at $16.13 per share. The higher price target estimate is at $22 and the lower price target estimate is expected at $13 according to 8 Analyst. The stock price is expected to vary based on the estimate which is suggested by the standard deviation value of $2.9

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Tuesday as its shares dropped 1.53% or 0.25 points. After the session commenced at $16.36, the stock reached the higher end at $16.3767 while it hit a low of $16.03. With the volume soaring to 2,215,756 shares, the last trade was called at $16.11. The company has a 52-week high of $17.38. The company has a market cap of $1,371 million and there are 85,072,695 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $10.21.

KB Home constructs and sells a variety of new homes designed primarily for first-time, move-up and active adult homebuyers, including attached and detached single-family residential homes, townhomes and condominiums. They offer homes in development communities, at urban in-fill locations and as part of mixed-use projects. Their homebuilding operations represent most of their business. Their financial services operations offer certain insurance products to their homebuyers and title services in certain markets.


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