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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.19
KBH's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. KBH: 0.19 )
KBH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.19

0
0.66
Equity to Asset 0.32
KBH's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. KBH: 0.32 )
KBH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.4
Current: 0.32

0.15
0.4
Interest Coverage 4.03
KBH's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 32.05 vs. KBH: 4.03 )
KBH' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.61   Max: 9999.99
Current: 4.03

1.61
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.04
M-Score: 0.57
WACC vs ROIC
12.20%
28.37%
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 (%) 4.75
KBH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. KBH: 4.75 )
KBH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -28.16   Max: 14.72
Current: 4.75

-28.16
14.72
Net-margin (%) 36.18
KBH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. KBH: 36.18 )
KBH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -32.17   Max: 38.25
Current: 36.18

-32.17
38.25
ROE (%) 88.02
KBH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. KBH: 88.02 )
KBH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -72.81   Max: 86.15
Current: 88.02

-72.81
86.15
ROA (%) 22.10
KBH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. KBH: 22.10 )
KBH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -20.02   Max: 23.1
Current: 22.1

-20.02
23.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.77
KBH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.42 vs. KBH: 3.77 )
KBH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -52.83   Max: 31.55
Current: 3.77

-52.83
31.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.30
KBH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 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

Q1 2014

KBH Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 20,688 sh (+47.60%)
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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

David Dreman 266,950 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 375,100 sh (New)
George Soros 850,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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Q4 2014

KBH Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 400,000 sh (+6.64%)
David Dreman 271,955 sh (+1.87%)
Steven Cohen 120,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 50,000 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 1.60
KBH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 51.20 vs. KBH: 1.60 )
KBH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 89.9
Current: 1.6

1.34
89.9
Forward P/E 13.30
KBH's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KBH: 13.30 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 1.60
KBH's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 51.60 vs. KBH: 1.60 )
KBH' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 94.63
Current: 1.6

1.35
94.63
P/B 0.90
KBH's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. KBH: 0.90 )
KBH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 4.33
Current: 0.9

0.7
4.33
P/S 0.59
KBH's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. KBH: 0.59 )
KBH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.05
Current: 0.59

0.2
1.05
EV-to-EBIT 30.34
KBH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 47.54 vs. KBH: 30.34 )
KBH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -206.8   Max: 160.2
Current: 30.34

-206.8
160.2
Shiller P/E 19.20
KBH's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KBH: 19.20 )
KBH' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 63.38
Current: 19.2

4.9
63.38
Current Ratio 7.09
KBH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. KBH: 7.09 )
KBH' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 7.49
Current: 7.09

1.29
7.49
Quick Ratio 1.28
KBH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. KBH: 1.28 )
KBH' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.28

0.25
1.9
Days Inventory 530.16
KBH's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 119.94 vs. KBH: 530.16 )
KBH' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 160.92   Max: 551.99
Current: 530.16

160.92
551.99
Days Sales Outstanding 20.73
KBH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 63.61 vs. KBH: 20.73 )
KBH' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 8.72   Max: 89.15
Current: 20.73

8.72
89.15

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.68
KBH's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
85% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. KBH: 0.68 )
KBH' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 10.14
Current: 0.68

0.41
10.14
Dividend Payout 0.01
KBH's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KBH: 0.01 )
KBH' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.01

0
0.76
Dividend growth (3y) -26.30
KBH's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
58% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 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) 0.23
KBH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
91% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. KBH: 0.23 )
KBH' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 3.26
Current: 0.23

0.13
3.26
Share Buyback Rate -8.80
KBH's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 397 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 0.80
KBH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. KBH: 0.80 )
KBH' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 3.35
Current: 0.8

1.01
3.35
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
KBH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. KBH: 1.00 )
KBH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.6
Current: 1

0.35
1.6
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.20
KBH's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KBH: 0.20 )
KBH' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.02
Current: 0.2

0.16
1.02
Price/Graham Number 0.20
KBH's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
99% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. KBH: 0.20 )
KBH' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 2.87
Current: 0.2

0.22
2.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.30
KBH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
59% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. KBH: 3.30 )
KBH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 19.1
Current: 3.3

0.6
19.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 31.66
KBH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. KBH: 31.66 )
KBH' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -69.6   Max: 77.9
Current: 31.66

-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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