Stock Price of KB Home (KBH) Decreases -1.26%

Stock price performance of KB Home is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 6.84% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 7.26% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 56.79% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of KB Home has a positive value of 10.71 compared to overall market. Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.96% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.45%.The 200 Day SMA reached 9%

KB Home is having a Relative Strength Index of 51.1 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. KB Home (NYSE:KBH) has tumbled 1.26% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the stocks have advanced and posted positive gains of 1.17% in the last four weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 1.38% during the past week but KB Home (NYSE:KBH) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 0.27%.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jul 27, 2016, Jeffrey T Mezger (President and CEO) sold 500,000 shares at 16.47 per share price.On Apr 28, 2015, Nicholas S Franklin (EVP, Strategic Operations) purchased 5,000 shares at 14.76 per share price.

KB Home Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 11, 2017. The company reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $0.44. The company had revenue of $1191.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1142.59 million. The companys revenue was up 20.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.43 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.KB Home was Downgraded by Raymond James to Underperform on Jan 24, 2017. KB Home was Initiated by Barclays on Jan 6, 2017 to Underweight, Price Target of the shares are set at $15.

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in KB Home (NYSE:KBH) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $16.4 and hit $16.53 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $16.4, with a gain of 0.86% or 0.14 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,119,442 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $17.38 and the company has a market cap of $1,395 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $9.34 .

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.

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