Technical Analysis of KB Home (NYSE:KBH)


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of KB Home (NYSE:KBH) for the period of 9-Day stands at 93.96% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 90.63%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of KB Home (NYSE:KBH) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for KB Home (NYSE:KBH) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently KB Home (NYSE:KBH)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Buy”.

About Company

KB Home constructs and sells a variety of new homes designed primarily for first-time, move-up and active adult homebuyers, including attached and detached single-family residential homes, townhomes and condominiums. They offer homes in development communities, at urban in-fill locations and as part of mixed-use projects. Their homebuilding operations represent most of their business. Their financial services operations offer certain insurance products to their homebuyers and title services in certain markets.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, KB Home (NYSE:KBH) opened the session at $28.12 and after going up 0.6% closed at $28.51. The stock gained 0.39 points in the last trade.

KB Home (NYSE:KBH)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $27.92 and $28.56 during the previous active session. KB Home (NYSE:KBH) traded with the volume of 2.72 Million with average volume of 2.58 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.64 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.67 and 72.22 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of KB Home (NYSE:KBH) is at 1.3% and the shares outstanding are 85.22 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for KB Home (NYSE:KBH) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of KB Home (NYSE:KBH) stands at 0.35% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 20.56 while Forward P/E shows the value of 13.63.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 0.83. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.58 and 1.33 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 4.92 and 247.92 correspondingly.

Return on Assets ROA of KB Home (NYSE:KBH) is at 2.2% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of KB Home (NYSE:KBH) stand at 6.2% and 2.7% respectively.

The payout ratio of KB Home (NYSE:KBH) stands at 7.8%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of KB Home (NYSE:KBH) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 6.7% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 4.89%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 25.59% while six month performance of the shares of KB Home (NYSE:KBH) remained bullish with the count of 36.35%.

The yearly and YTD performance of KB Home (NYSE:KBH) remained up at 94.61% and 80.33% respectively.