A look into KB Home (KBH)’s deeper side

With 0.85 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 1.16 million shares. The 52-week range on KBH shows that it touched its highest point at $64.00 and its lowest point at $33.92 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $65.88. With its current market cap of 4.60 billion, KBH has annualized dividend of $0.80 while the current yield stands at 1.32%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.72.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of KBH was down-trending over the past week, with a drop of -0.26%, but this was down by -3.01% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 17.63% while six-month performance rose 12.29%. The stock gained 53.80% in the past year, while it has lost -2.88% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for KBH yields 7.04 with Next year EPS estimates of 8.11. For the next quarter, that number is 1.57. This implies an EPS growth rate of 7.02% for this year and 7.85% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 10.80% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 32.69%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 75.87 million KBH shares are outstanding with a float of 73.38 million shares on hand for trading. On Jan 11, 2024, short shares totaled 5.39 million, which was 7.11% higher than short shares on Dec 14, 2023. In addition to ZBH as the firm’s Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc., BKH serves as its Black Hills Corporation.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for KBH since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With KBH analysts setting a high price target of $82.00 and a low target of $50.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $65.88. Based on these targets, KBH could surge 35.18% to reach the target high and fall by -17.57% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 8.61% from current levels.

Summary of Insider Activity:

Insiders traded KBH stock several times over the past three months with 0 Buys and 2 Sells. In these transactions, 0 shares were bought while 2,765 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 18 while that of sell transactions has risen to 19 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 815,633 while 594,384 shares were sold.