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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.22
KBH's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. KBH: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KBH' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.22
0.02
0.65
Equity to Asset 0.34
KBH's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 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: 0.28 Max: 0.38
Current: 0.34
0.15
0.38
Interest Coverage 18.04
KBH's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 22.30 vs. KBH: 18.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KBH' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 6.68 Max: No Debt
Current: 18.04
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.85
M-Score: -1.97
WACC vs ROIC
4.97%
2.91%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.45
KBH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. KBH: 4.45 )
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: 5.16
Current: 4.45
-28.16
5.16
Net-margin (%) 2.94
KBH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. KBH: 2.94 )
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: 2.94
-32.17
38.25
ROE (%) 6.31
KBH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. KBH: 6.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KBH' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.81  Med: -11.8 Max: 85.9
Current: 6.31
-72.81
85.9
ROA (%) 2.11
KBH's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. KBH: 2.11 )
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: 2.11
-20.02
23.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.33
KBH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.66 vs. KBH: 5.33 )
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: 6.16
Current: 5.33
-59.05
6.16
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.70
KBH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. KBH: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KBH' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.5  Med: 12.3 Max: 28.1
Current: 17.7
-40.5
28.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.70
KBH's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. KBH: 13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KBH' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -84.6  Med: 13.7 Max: 41.9
Current: 13.7
-84.6
41.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 34.50
KBH's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. KBH: 34.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KBH' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.4  Med: 22.9 Max: 53.5
Current: 34.5
-63.4
53.5
» KBH's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-03-23)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

KBH Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 621,674 sh (New)
David Dreman 489,313 sh (+5.83%)
Steven Cohen 10,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Fisher 3,557,483 sh (-1.00%)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,737 sh (-3.36%)
Donald Smith 3,952,041 sh (-14.15%)
Steven Cohen 1,236,762 sh (-28.30%)
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Q2 2016

KBH Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Donald Smith 4,409,525 sh (+11.58%)
Ken Fisher 3,708,830 sh (+4.25%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 24,735 sh (-96.02%)
David Dreman 206 sh (-99.96%)
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Q3 2016

KBH Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Pioneer Investments 52,270 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 61,000 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 100,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 3,781,669 sh (+1.96%)
David Dreman 206 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 4,407,489 sh (-0.05%)
Joel Greenblatt 20,920 sh (-15.42%)
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Q4 2016

KBH Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Ken Fisher 3,679,932 sh (-2.69%)
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Business Description

Industry: Homebuilding & Construction » Residential Construction    NAICS: 236115    SIC: 1522
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Traded in other countries:KBH.Germany, KBH.Mexico,
KB Home is engaged in the construction and sell of homes. The Company's offers a variety of new homes designed for first-time, move-up and active adult homebuyers, including attached and detached single-family residential homes.

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.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.64
KBH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
51% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.71 vs. KBH: 14.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KBH' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 13.19 Max: 89.9
Current: 14.64
1.32
89.9
Forward P/E 10.15
KBH's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
58% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.44 vs. KBH: 10.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.64
KBH's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
51% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. KBH: 14.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KBH' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 13.58 Max: 89.9
Current: 14.64
1.32
89.9
P/B 0.81
KBH's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. KBH: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KBH' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.51 Max: 4.32
Current: 0.81
0.54
4.32
P/S 0.44
KBH's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. KBH: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KBH' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.51 Max: 1.05
Current: 0.44
0.2
1.05
EV-to-EBIT 21.88
KBH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.07 vs. KBH: 21.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KBH' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -662.1  Med: -1.7 Max: 139.3
Current: 21.88
-662.1
139.3
EV-to-EBITDA 21.50
KBH's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
77% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.11 vs. KBH: 21.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KBH' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1086.3  Med: -1.7 Max: 129.6
Current: 21.5
-1086.3
129.6
Current Ratio 5.52
KBH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. KBH: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KBH' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 4.02 Max: 6.38
Current: 5.52
1.29
6.38
Quick Ratio 1.07
KBH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. KBH: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KBH' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.28 Max: 1.88
Current: 1.07
0.32
1.88
Days Inventory 415.48
KBH's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
93% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 79.78 vs. KBH: 415.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KBH' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 242.15  Med: 432.92 Max: 539.01
Current: 415.48
242.15
539.01
Days Sales Outstanding 23.54
KBH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 47.03 vs. KBH: 23.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KBH' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.55  Med: 21.43 Max: 67.59
Current: 23.54
13.55
67.59
Days Payable 25.84
KBH's Days Payable is ranked lower than
67% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 40.06 vs. KBH: 25.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KBH' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.84  Med: 32.62 Max: 71.12
Current: 25.84
25.84
71.12

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.61
KBH's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
88% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. KBH: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KBH' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.7 Max: 10.14
Current: 0.61
0.41
10.14
Dividend Payout 0.09
KBH's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. KBH: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KBH' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.1 Max: 0.22
Current: 0.09
0.01
0.22
Forward Dividend Yield 0.62
KBH's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. KBH: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.28
KBH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
96% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. KBH: 0.28 )
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: 0.19  Med: 0.77 Max: 4.58
Current: 0.28
0.19
4.58
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.40
KBH's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. KBH: -0.40 )
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: -8  Med: 0.1 Max: 4.9
Current: -0.4
-8
4.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.71
KBH's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. KBH: 1.71 )
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: 1.64  Med: 2.97 Max: 13.78
Current: 1.71
1.64
13.78
Price/Tangible Book 0.81
KBH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. KBH: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KBH' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.93 Max: 3.35
Current: 0.81
0.77
3.35
Price/Median PS Value 0.87
KBH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. KBH: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KBH' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.48
Current: 0.87
0.5
1.48
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.37
KBH's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. KBH: 0.37 )
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  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.37
0
0.54
Price/Graham Number 0.73
KBH's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. KBH: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KBH' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.9 Max: 2.15
Current: 0.73
0.29
2.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.58
KBH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. KBH: 4.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KBH' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 3.8 Max: 18.7
Current: 4.58
0.7
18.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 30.02
KBH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.21 vs. KBH: 30.02 )
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: 17.7 Max: 77.9
Current: 30.02
-69.6
77.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,592
EPS (TTM) $ 1.13
Beta1.55
Short Percentage of Float32.26%
52-Week Range $9.04 - 17.38
Shares Outstanding (Mil)84.77

Analyst Estimate

Nov17 Nov18
Revenue (Mil $) 3,990 4,346
EPS ($) 1.60 1.90
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.60 1.90
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.10 0.10
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