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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.12
HOV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. HOV: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
HOV' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.08 Max: N/A
Current: 0.12
Equity-to-Asset -0.06
HOV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. HOV: -0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
HOV' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.34  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.42
Current: -0.06
-0.34
0.42
Interest Coverage 1.26
HOV's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 22.86 vs. HOV: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HOV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.26
Current: 1.26
0.49
1.26
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 1.48
Beneish M-Score: -3.24
WACC vs ROIC
1.57%
1.77%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 4.25
HOV's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
54% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. HOV: 4.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
HOV' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.51  Med: -4.73 Max: 5.55
Current: 4.25
-57.51
5.55
Net Margin % 0.48
HOV's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
66% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. HOV: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
HOV' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.9  Med: -2.61 Max: 14.89
Current: 0.48
-44.9
14.89
ROA % 0.55
HOV's ROA % is ranked lower than
63% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. HOV: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
HOV' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.5  Med: -2.35 Max: 15.17
Current: 0.55
-27.5
15.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 10.66
HOV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.52 vs. HOV: 10.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
HOV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.03  Med: -8.77 Max: 17.04
Current: 10.66
-40.03
17.04
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 17.90
HOV's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. HOV: 17.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
HOV' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.1  Med: 8.7 Max: 33.5
Current: 17.9
-40.1
33.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -3.30
HOV's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. HOV: -3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
HOV' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.4  Med: 14.8 Max: 179.1
Current: -3.3
-58.4
179.1
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

HOV Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Charles Brandes 42,059 sh (+109.83%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q2 2016

HOV Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Charles Brandes 59,621 sh (+41.76%)
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Q3 2016

HOV Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Charles Brandes 40,536 sh (-32.01%)
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Q4 2016

HOV Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 2,411,502 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 47,110 sh (+16.22%)
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
HOVNP7.150.00Pfd Shs Series -A-

Business Description

Industry: Homebuilding & Construction » Residential Construction    NAICS: 237210    SIC: 6552
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Traded in other countries:HO3.Germany, HOVVB.USA,
Headquarter Location:USA
Hovnanian Enterprises Inc designs, constructs, markets and sells single-family detached homes, attached townhomes and condominiums, urban infill and active lifestyle homes in planned residential developments.

Hovnanian Enterprises is an American construction company that focuses on residential construction. The company specializes in single-family housing and multi-unit building construction in Texas, Arizona, California, Virginia, Florida, Illinois, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Hovnanian Enterprises builds homes and communities that target first-time, move-up, and luxury homebuyers. Historically, homes sales around Texas, especially Houston, Arizona, and California have been the leading sources of revenue for Hovnanian Enterprises. The company also focuses on land purchasing and development to support future construction efforts as well as mortgage services for its homebuyers.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 26.66
HOV's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. HOV: 26.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
HOV' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 16.82 Max: 438
Current: 26.66
0.89
438
Forward PE Ratio 14.75
HOV's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.24 vs. HOV: 14.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 26.66
HOV's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
73% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.81 vs. HOV: 26.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
HOV' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 16.82 Max: 438
Current: 26.66
0.89
438
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 0.87
HOV's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
98% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 16.19 vs. HOV: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
HOV' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 9.91 Max: 711.11
Current: 0.87
0.72
711.11
PS Ratio 0.13
HOV's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. HOV: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
HOV' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.13
0.02
0.58
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 0.79
HOV's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
99% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.62 vs. HOV: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
HOV' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.29 Max: 164.1
Current: 0.79
0.09
164.1
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 0.78
HOV's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
97% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. HOV: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
HOV' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.26 Max: 128
Current: 0.78
0.09
128
EV-to-EBIT 18.41
HOV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
71% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.71 vs. HOV: 18.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HOV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1238.8  Med: -2.3 Max: 144.2
Current: 18.41
-1238.8
144.2
EV-to-EBITDA 17.80
HOV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
75% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. HOV: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HOV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -426.6  Med: -1.95 Max: 1751.5
Current: 17.8
-426.6
1751.5
Current Ratio 2.63
HOV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. HOV: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HOV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 3.89 Max: 10.14
Current: 2.63
1.48
10.14
Quick Ratio 0.35
HOV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. HOV: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HOV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.7 Max: 2.55
Current: 0.35
0.2
2.55
Days Inventory 227.45
HOV's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
85% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 78.42 vs. HOV: 227.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HOV' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 223.24  Med: 278.72 Max: 323.41
Current: 227.45
223.24
323.41
Days Payable 21.69
HOV's Days Payable is ranked lower than
72% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 41.29 vs. HOV: 21.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HOV' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15  Med: 32.81 Max: 81.35
Current: 21.69
15
81.35

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.90
HOV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. HOV: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HOV' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.5  Med: -3.1 Max: 2.2
Current: -1.9
-21.5
2.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.62
HOV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. HOV: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
HOV' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.27 Max: 4.43
Current: 0.62
0.22
4.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.42
HOV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
54% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.12 vs. HOV: 5.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
HOV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 4.5 Max: 18.1
Current: 5.42
0.7
18.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -185.56
HOV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
98% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.59 vs. HOV: -185.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
HOV' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -379  Med: -16.15 Max: 125.1
Current: -185.56
-379
125.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,729
EPS (TTM) $ 0.09
Beta2.43
Short Percentage of Float6.39%
52-Week Range $1.51 - 2.96
Shares Outstanding (Mil)147.36

Analyst Estimate

Oct17 Oct18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.16 0.19
EPS without NRI ($) 0.16 0.19
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Hovnanian Enterprises Announces First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call Feb 23 2017 
Hovnanian Enterprises: A Strong Operational Profile Will Lead to Upside May 07 2015 
Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Hovnanian Enterprises Inc, Regulus Therapeutics Inc, Monster Beverage Co Apr 27 2015 
Hovnanian Enterprises Will Get Better Due to the Housing Recovery Feb 28 2015 
Hovnanian Enterprises Can Do Well Despite Short-Term Difficulties Jan 16 2015 
Can Hovnanian Enterprises Do Well in a Challenging Environment? Dec 12 2014 
Sector Watch - Home Building: Gurus Active Dec 10 2013 
Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Brocade Communications Systems, Tatts Group, Hovnanian Enterprises and V Dec 24 2012 
Rise in US Housing Construction Affects Homebuilding Stocks Oct 17 2012 
Top 04 gainers of Jan 06, with maximum 58% gain, and two with significant insider buying Jan 07 2012 

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