KBH : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$21.32 | %
Today's Range: 21.235 - 21.48
Avg. Daily Volume: 2566500.0
05/26/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

KB HOME's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 7.38% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)818.6678.37
EBITDA ($mil)27.6121.66
EBIT ($mil)26.8120.76
Net Income ($mil)14.2613.13

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)352.45329.21
Total Assets ($mil)4922.584922.06
Total Debt ($mil)2504.452652.71
Equity ($mil)1736.461617.06

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin14.8216.28
EBITDA Margin3.373.19
Operating Margin3.273.06
Sales Turnover0.760.64
Return on Assets2.161.82
Return on Equity6.145.56
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense44.3946.25
Interest Coverage0.60.45

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)85.2792.28
Div / share0.030.03
Book value / share20.3617.52
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2560121.02504664.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 17.55 for the Household Durables industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.02. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.03 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 2.59. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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premium   discount
KBH 18.41 Peers 17.55   KBH 7.32 Peers 14.11

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

KBH is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

KBH is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
KBH 10.82 Peers 31.47   KBH 0.43 Peers 3.88

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

KBH is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

KBH trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
KBH 1.03 Peers 2.59   KBH 26.66 Peers 6.01

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

KBH is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

KBH is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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KBH 0.48 Peers 1.22   KBH 19.31 Peers 26.63

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

KBH is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

KBH significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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