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 most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 16, implying potential capital losses of -30.86 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 2.22 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.09 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 6.28 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 6.27 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 4 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 9 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

KBH has an estimated earnings growth rate of 30.4 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of KBH is 0.59.

KBH has traded between a high of 24.37 and a low of 14.06 over the past year. Today's price is 64.58 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.05 percent below the 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.