Analyst Ratings for KB Home (KBH)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to KB Home (NYSE:KBH) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, KBH was issued an average rating of Hold.

Of the 21 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 15 issued a hold rating, 2 gave an underweight rating, and 3 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

KBH was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 26, which equates to a potential upside of 12.36 percent. The minimum price target given was 16, which equates to a potential downside of -30.86 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 2.22 percent. That number becomes 1.09 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 6.28 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 6.27 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 4 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 9 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

KBH has an estimated earnings growth rate of 30.4 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of KBH is 0.59.

In the last 52-weeks, KBH has achieved a high of 24.37 and a low of 14.06. Today's price is 64.58 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.05 percent lower than its 52-week high. KBH has a price/earnings ratio of 17.8. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The KBH value stock report compares KBH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of KBH is $1.98 billion. KBH will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.