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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.11
KBH's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. KBH: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KBH' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.11
0.02
0.65
Equity to Asset 0.34
KBH's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. KBH: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KBH' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.38
Current: 0.34
0.15
0.38
Interest Coverage 6.68
KBH's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.38 vs. KBH: 6.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KBH' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 5.36 Max: 9999.99
Current: 6.68
1.61
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.22
M-Score: -1.46
WACC vs ROIC
4.60%
2.24%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.81
KBH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. KBH: 4.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KBH' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.16  Med: -0.72 Max: 6.44
Current: 4.81
-28.16
6.44
Net-margin (%) 2.79
KBH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. KBH: 2.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KBH' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.17  Med: -4.07 Max: 38.25
Current: 2.79
-32.17
38.25
ROE (%) 5.18
KBH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. KBH: 5.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KBH' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.81  Med: -11.80 Max: 86.15
Current: 5.18
-72.81
86.15
ROA (%) 1.71
KBH's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. KBH: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KBH' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.02  Med: -2.22 Max: 23.1
Current: 1.71
-20.02
23.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.18
KBH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. KBH: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KBH' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.05  Med: -0.68 Max: 14.81
Current: 4.18
-59.05
14.81
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.40
KBH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. KBH: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KBH' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.5  Med: 12.30 Max: 28.1
Current: 13.4
-40.5
28.1
» KBH's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

KBH Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 21,900 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 250,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,213,170 sh (+203.29%)
David Dreman 355,257 sh (+30.63%)
George Soros 377,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2015

KBH Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Pioneer Investments 54,823 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 2,497,815 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 330,000 sh (+32.00%)
David Dreman 380,791 sh (+7.19%)
Steven Cohen 1,241,100 sh (+2.30%)
George Soros 377,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q3 2015

KBH Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Donald Smith 551,526 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 970,800 sh (+194.18%)
Steven Cohen 2,861,000 sh (+130.52%)
Ken Fisher 3,535,856 sh (+41.56%)
David Dreman 416,179 sh (+9.29%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
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Q4 2015

KBH Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 760,955 sh (New)
Donald Smith 4,603,214 sh (+734.63%)
David Dreman 462,341 sh (+11.09%)
Ken Fisher 3,593,437 sh (+1.63%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 1.14
KBH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 12.92 vs. KBH: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KBH' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 8.57 Max: 89.9
Current: 1.14
1.05
89.9
Forward P/E 6.93
KBH's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.39 vs. KBH: 6.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 1.14
KBH's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
98% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. KBH: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KBH' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 9.66 Max: 94.63
Current: 1.14
1.05
94.63
P/B 0.58
KBH's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. KBH: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KBH' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.64 Max: 4.33
Current: 0.58
0.54
4.33
P/S 0.35
KBH's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. KBH: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KBH' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.57 Max: 1.05
Current: 0.35
0.2
1.05
PFCF 17.02
KBH's PFCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.04 vs. KBH: 17.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KBH' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 6.84 Max: 44.17
Current: 17.02
1.21
44.17
POCF 15.74
KBH's POCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.06 vs. KBH: 15.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KBH' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 3.25 Max: 41.22
Current: 15.74
1.15
41.22
EV-to-EBIT 52.49
KBH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
89% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.61 vs. KBH: 52.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KBH' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -662.1  Med: -1.65 Max: 139.3
Current: 52.49
-662.1
139.3
EV-to-EBITDA 50.90
KBH's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
91% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.19 vs. KBH: 50.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KBH' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1086.3  Med: -1.70 Max: 129.6
Current: 50.9
-1086.3
129.6
Current Ratio 5.79
KBH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. KBH: 5.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KBH' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 4.03 Max: 6.38
Current: 5.79
1.29
6.38
Quick Ratio 1.03
KBH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. KBH: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KBH' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.29 Max: 1.88
Current: 1.03
0.32
1.88
Days Inventory 475.76
KBH's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
95% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 81.38 vs. KBH: 475.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KBH' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 242.15  Med: 433.09 Max: 551.99
Current: 475.76
242.15
551.99
Days Sales Outstanding 18.38
KBH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 48.30 vs. KBH: 18.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KBH' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.72  Med: 18.86 Max: 67.59
Current: 18.38
8.72
67.59
Days Payable 26.38
KBH's Days Payable is ranked lower than
69% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 41.31 vs. KBH: 26.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KBH' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.38  Med: 33.20 Max: 71.12
Current: 26.38
26.38
71.12

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.98
KBH's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
84% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. KBH: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KBH' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.70 Max: 10.14
Current: 0.98
0.41
10.14
Dividend Payout 0.12
KBH's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. KBH: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KBH' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.22
Current: 0.12
0.01
0.22
Dividend Growth (3y) -10.20
KBH's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
55% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -6.90 vs. KBH: -10.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
KBH' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37  Med: 0.00 Max: 88.2
Current: -10.2
-37
88.2
Forward Dividend Yield 0.98
KBH's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
85% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. KBH: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.33
KBH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
95% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. KBH: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KBH' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.57 Max: 3.41
Current: 0.33
0.14
3.41
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -10.10
KBH's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. KBH: -10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
KBH' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.1  Med: 0.10 Max: 4.3
Current: -10.1
-10.1
4.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.33
KBH's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. KBH: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
KBH' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 2.97 Max: 13.78
Current: 1.33
1.7
13.78
Price/Tangible Book 0.56
KBH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. KBH: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KBH' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.96 Max: 3.35
Current: 0.56
0.77
3.35
Price/Median PS Value 0.64
KBH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. KBH: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KBH' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.64
0.44
1.34
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.23
KBH's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. KBH: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
KBH' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.5
Current: 0.23
0.24
0.5
Price/Graham Number 0.55
KBH's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
94% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. KBH: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KBH' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.90 Max: 2.21
Current: 0.55
0.29
2.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.89
KBH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. KBH: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KBH' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 3.60 Max: 18.7
Current: 1.89
0.7
18.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 39.41
KBH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. KBH: 39.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KBH' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.6  Med: 18.00 Max: 77.9
Current: 39.41
-69.6
77.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $3032
EPS $ 0.84
Beta1.35
Short Percentage of Float42.78%
52-Week Range $9.04 - 17.42
Shares Outstanding(Mil)92.28

Analyst Estimate

Nov16 Nov17 Nov18
Revenue(Mil) 3,548 4,153 4,567
EPS($) 1.25 1.47 2.10
EPS without NRI($) 1.25 1.47 2.10

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Business Description

Industry: Homebuilding & Construction » Residential Construction
Compare:MDC, TOL, DWAHY, DITFY, MTH » details
Traded in other countries:KBH.Germany, KBH.Mexico,
KB Home was incorporated in Delaware and established in 1957. The Company completed an initial public offering of 8% of its common stock and began operating under the name Kaufman and Broad Home Corporation. In 2001, the company changed its name to KB Home. The Company's homebuilding operations offers a variety of new homes designed for first-time, move-up and active adult homebuyers, including attached and detached single-family residential homes, townhomes and condominiums. The Company offers homes in development communities, at urban in-fill locations and as part of mixed-use projects. The Company's financial services reporting segment offers property and casualty insurance and, in certain instances, earthquake, flood and personal property insurance to its homebuyers in the same markets as its homebuilding reporting segments, and provides title services in the majority of its markets located within its Central and Southeast homebuilding reporting segments. The Company provide a limited warranty on all of its homes. The specific terms and conditions vary depending on the markets where the company do business. The Company generally provides a structural warranty of 10 years, a warranty on electrical, heating, cooling, plumbing and certain other building systems each varying from two to five years based on geographic market and state law, and a warranty of one year for other components of a home. The Company is subject to a variety of local, state and federal statutes, ordinances, rules and regulations concerning the environment, including requirements to manage and/or mitigate storm water runoff, dust particles and other environmental impacts of its land development and home construction activities at its new home communities.
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