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Market Cap

US$4.5b

Last Updated

2021/04/10 22:05 UTC

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Executive Summary

KB Home operates as a homebuilding company in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Very undervalued with adequate balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has KB Home's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: KBH is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KBH's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.7%

KBH

2.4%

US Consumer Durables

2.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

117.4%

KBH

120.8%

US Consumer Durables

56.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: KBH underperformed the US Consumer Durables industry which returned 120.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KBH exceeded the US Market which returned 56.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

KBHIndustryMarket
7 Day2.7%2.4%2.1%
30 Day10.4%8.4%2.4%
90 Day48.5%30.7%6.1%
1 Year120.6%117.4%123.8%120.8%59.1%56.3%
3 Year77.4%72.4%77.9%70.7%65.7%55.1%
5 Year246.8%233.5%110.5%95.1%122.3%97.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is KB Home's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is KB Home undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

39.5%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: KBH ($49.06) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($81.06)

Significantly Below Fair Value: KBH is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: KBH is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.4x) compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average (16.6x).

PE vs Market: KBH is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.4x) compared to the US market (22.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: KBH is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: KBH is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average (2.1x).


Future Growth

How is KB Home forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

14.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: KBH's forecast earnings growth (14.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: KBH's earnings (14.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (18.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: KBH's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: KBH's revenue (16% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: KBH's revenue (16% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if KBH's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has KB Home performed over the past 5 years?

27.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KBH has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: KBH's current net profit margins (7.8%) are higher than last year (6.2%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KBH's earnings have grown significantly by 27.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: KBH's earnings growth over the past year (11.9%) is below its 5-year average (27.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: KBH earnings growth over the past year (11.9%) underperformed the Consumer Durables industry 37.2%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: KBH's Return on Equity (12.1%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is KB Home's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KBH's short term assets ($4.9B) exceed its short term liabilities ($931.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: KBH's short term assets ($4.9B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.7B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KBH's debt to equity ratio (62.2%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: KBH's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 164% to 62.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: KBH's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.2%).

Interest Coverage: KBH earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is KB Home current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.22%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: KBH's dividend (1.22%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.26%).

High Dividend: KBH's dividend (1.22%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.5%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: KBH's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: KBH's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (13.1%), KBH's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: KBH's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (9.1% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

11.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jeff Mezger (64 yo)

14.42yrs

Tenure

US$13,899,345

Compensation

Mr. Jeffrey T. Mezger, also known as Jeff, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of KB Home since November 12, 2006 and has been its Chairman since August 17, 2016. As a respected industry voi...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD13.90M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.06M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: KBH's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: KBH's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: KBH insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

KB Home's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: KB Home
  • Ticker: KBH
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1957
  • Industry: Homebuilding
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: US$4.515b
  • Shares outstanding: 92.03m
  • Website: https://www.kbhome.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • KB Home
  • 10990 Wilshire Boulevard
  • 7th Floor
  • Los Angeles
  • California
  • 90024
  • United States

Listings


Biography

KB Home operates as a homebuilding company in the United States. It operates through four segments: West Coast, Southwest, Central, and Southeast. It builds and sells various homes, including attached and ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/04/10 22:05
End of Day Share Price2021/04/09 00:00
Earnings2021/02/28
Annual Earnings2020/11/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.