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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 0.14
KBH's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. KBH: 0.14 )
KBH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.14

0.02
0.65
Equity to Asset 0.34
KBH's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. KBH: 0.34 )
KBH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.34

0.15
0.38
Interest Coverage 4.03
KBH's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
56% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 27.44 vs. KBH: 4.03 )
KBH' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 9999.99
Current: 4.03

1.42
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.00
M-Score: 0.41
WACC vs ROIC
11.93%
31.50%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.16
KBH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.14 vs. KBH: 5.16 )
KBH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -28.16   Max: 14.72
Current: 5.16

-28.16
14.72
Net-margin (%) 38.25
KBH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. KBH: 38.25 )
KBH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -32.17   Max: 38.25
Current: 38.25

-32.17
38.25
ROE (%) 111.11
KBH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. KBH: 111.11 )
KBH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -72.81   Max: 86.15
Current: 111.11

-72.81
86.15
ROA (%) 24.28
KBH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. KBH: 24.28 )
KBH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -20.02   Max: 23.1
Current: 24.28

-20.02
23.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.13
KBH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.05 vs. KBH: 4.13 )
KBH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -52.83   Max: 31.55
Current: 4.13

-52.83
31.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.30
KBH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. KBH: 12.30 )
KBH' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -40.5   Max: 28.1
Current: 12.3

-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

Q4 2013

KBH Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 14,016 sh (New)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
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Q1 2014

KBH Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 20,688 sh (+47.6%)
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Q2 2014

KBH Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 263,525 sh (New)
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Q3 2014

KBH Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 375,100 sh (New)
David Dreman 266,950 sh (New)
George Soros 850,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with KBH

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2014-09-30 New Buy0.32%$15.19 - $18.69 $ 11.93-30%266950
Ken Heebner 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.22%$15.9 - $19.76 $ 11.93-32%0
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$15.9 - $19.76 $ 11.93-32%0
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.65%$15.8 - $22.1 $ 11.93-36%0
Arnold Schneider 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.4%$15.8 - $22.1 $ 11.93-36%0
Ken Heebner 2013-03-31 New Buy0.23%$15.8 - $22.1 $ 11.93-36%430000
Arnold Schneider 2012-12-31 Reduce -79.1%1.34%$13.62 - $17 $ 11.93-22%269895
John Keeley 2012-12-31 Reduce -96.49%0.57%$13.62 - $17 $ 11.93-22%65000
Charles Brandes 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$13.62 - $17 $ 11.93-22%0
Arnold Schneider 2012-09-30 Reduce -59.22%1.78%$9.18 - $15.26 $ 11.939%1291634
John Keeley 2012-09-30 Add 24.21%0.11%$9.18 - $15.26 $ 11.939%1852023
Charles Brandes 2012-09-30 Reduce -82.96%0.06%$9.18 - $15.26 $ 11.939%118890
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2012-06-30 New Buy0.44%$6.65 - $9.17 $ 11.9350%194000
John Keeley 2012-03-31 New Buy0.24%$6.77 - $13.06 $ 11.9322%1335523
David Tepper 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.33%$5.27 - $8.23 $ 11.9370%0
Charles Brandes 2011-12-31 Reduce -22.71%0.01%$5.27 - $8.23 $ 11.9370%716702
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 1.30
KBH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
99% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 22.30 vs. KBH: 1.30 )
KBH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 89.9
Current: 1.3

1.31
89.9
Forward P/E 9.00
KBH's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KBH: 9.00 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 1.30
KBH's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
99% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 24.60 vs. KBH: 1.30 )
KBH' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 94.63
Current: 1.3

1.32
94.63
P/B 0.70
KBH's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. KBH: 0.70 )
KBH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 4.33
Current: 0.7

0.69
4.33
P/S 0.50
KBH's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. KBH: 0.50 )
KBH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.05
Current: 0.5

0.2
1.05
EV-to-EBIT 26.78
KBH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 23.05 vs. KBH: 26.78 )
KBH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -206.8   Max: 160.2
Current: 26.78

-206.8
160.2
Shiller P/E 19.20
KBH's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KBH: 19.20 )
KBH' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.95   Max: 76.58
Current: 19.2

4.95
76.58
Current Ratio 6.38
KBH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. KBH: 6.38 )
KBH' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 6.38
Current: 6.38

1.29
6.38
Quick Ratio 0.88
KBH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. KBH: 0.88 )
KBH' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.88
Current: 0.88

0.32
1.88
Days Inventory 527.97
KBH's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
62% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 111.99 vs. KBH: 527.97 )
KBH' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 160.92   Max: 551.99
Current: 527.97

160.92
551.99
Days Sales Outstanding 19.34
KBH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 55.49 vs. KBH: 19.34 )
KBH' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 8.72   Max: 104.43
Current: 19.34

8.72
104.43

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.80
KBH's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. KBH: 0.80 )
KBH' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 10.14
Current: 0.8

0.41
10.14
Dividend Payout 0.01
KBH's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.67 vs. KBH: 0.01 )
KBH' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.01

0.01
0.41
Dividend growth (3y) -26.30
KBH's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
53% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. KBH: -26.30 )
KBH' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -37   Max: 88.2
Current: -26.3

-37
88.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.20
KBH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
93% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. KBH: 0.20 )
KBH' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 2.57
Current: 0.2

0.1
2.57
Share Buyback Rate -8.80
KBH's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. KBH: -8.80 )
KBH' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.3   Max: -8.8
Current: -8.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.69
KBH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. KBH: 0.69 )
KBH' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 3.35
Current: 0.69

1.01
3.35
Price/Median PS Value 0.88
KBH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. KBH: 0.88 )
KBH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 1.38
Current: 0.88

0.45
1.38
Price/Graham Number 0.19
KBH's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
99% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. KBH: 0.19 )
KBH' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 2.11
Current: 0.19

0.28
2.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.70
KBH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. KBH: 3.70 )
KBH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 19.1
Current: 3.7

0.6
19.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 35.84
KBH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.85 vs. KBH: 35.84 )
KBH' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -69.6   Max: 77.9
Current: 35.84

-69.6
77.9

Business Description

Industry: Homebuilding & Construction » Residential Construction
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Traded in other countries:KBH.Germany, KBH.Mexico,
KB Home is incorporated in Delaware and established in 1957. In 2001, the company changed its name to KB Home. The Company operate a homebuilding and financial services business serving homebuyers in various markets across the U.S. The Company's homebuilding operations offer 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. It offer homes in development communities, at urban in-fill locations and as part of mixed-use projects. The financial services reporting segment offers property and casualty insurance and, in certain instances, earthquake, flood and personal property insurance to our homebuyers in the same markets where we build homes and provides title services in the majority of our markets located within our 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 we do business. The Company generally provide 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 our land development and home construction activities at its new home communities.
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