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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 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. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 2.22 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.

The growth rate of KBH's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 30.4 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. KBH has a PEG ratio of 0.59.

In the last 52-weeks, KBH has achieved a high of 24.37 and a low of 14.06. Currently the stock is 64.58 percent higher than its low, and 5.05 percent lower than its 52-week high. KBH has a P/E 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.