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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
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.16
HOV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. HOV: 0.16 )
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: 0.16
Equity-to-Asset -0.06
HOV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 691 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 1.39
HOV's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
81% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. HOV: 1.39 )
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: 1.39
Current: 1.39
0.49
1.39
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.48
Beneish M-Score: -3.50
WACC vs ROIC
1.69%
2.72%
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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history
Operating Margin % 4.75
HOV's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
57% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. HOV: 4.75 )
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: 4.75
-57.51
5.55
Net Margin % 0.56
HOV's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. HOV: 0.56 )
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: 0.56
-44.9
14.89
ROA % 0.65
HOV's ROA % is ranked lower than
63% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. HOV: 0.65 )
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: 0.65
-27.5
15.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 12.68
HOV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
55% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.52 vs. HOV: 12.68 )
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: 12.68
-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 680 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 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
64% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 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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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
HOVNP6.500.00Pfd 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.

Top Ranked Articles about Hovnanian Enterprises Inc

Hovnanian Enterprises’ Presentation at the J.P. Morgan Homebuilding and Building Products Conference to be Webcast Live
Hovnanian Enterprises Announces First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call

RED BANK, N.J., Feb. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NYSE:HOV), a leading national homebuilder, will release financial results for the first quarter ended January 31, 2017 the morning of Wednesday, March 8, 2017. The Company will webcast its first quarter earnings conference call at 11:00 a.m. (ET) on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
The conference call and accompanying slide presentation will be webcast live through the “Investor Relations” section of Hovnanian Enterprises’ website at http://www.khov.com. It is suggested that participants access the webcast event page at least five minutes before the live event. For those who are not available to listen to the live webcast, an archive of the broadcast will be available under the “Past Events” section of the “Investor Relations” page on the Hovnanian website at http://www.khov.com. The telephone replay will be available for one week and the webcast archive will be available for 12 months. About Hovnanian Enterprises®
Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc., founded in 1959 by Kevork S. Hovnanian, is headquartered in Red Bank, New Jersey. The Company is one of the nation’s largest homebuilders with operations in Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia. The Company’s homes are marketed and sold under the trade names K. Hovnanian® Homes, Brighton Homes® and Parkwood Builders. As the developer of K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons communities, the Company is also one of the nation’s largest builders of active lifestyle communities. Additional information on Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc., including a summary investment profile and the Company’s 2016 annual report, can be accessed through the “Investor Relations” section of the Hovnanian Enterprises’ website at http://www.khov.com. To be added to Hovnanian's investor e-mail or fax lists, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or sign up at http://www.khov.com.
Contact:

J. Larry Sorsby
Executive Vice President & CFO
732-747-7800

Jeffrey T. O’Keefe
Vice President of Investor Relations
732-747-7800


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Ratios

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PE Ratio 25.90
HOV's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 16.33 vs. HOV: 25.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
HOV' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 22.86 Max: 438
Current: 25.9
0.89
438
PE Ratio without NRI 25.90
HOV's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
65% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. HOV: 25.90 )
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: 22.86 Max: 438
Current: 25.9
0.89
438
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 0.78
HOV's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
99% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 16.64 vs. HOV: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
HOV' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 12.07 Max: 914.29
Current: 0.78
0.66
914.29
PS Ratio 0.13
HOV's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 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: 0.6
Current: 0.13
0.02
0.6
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 0.72
HOV's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
98% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 12.78 vs. HOV: 0.72 )
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: 1.2 Max: 56.67
Current: 0.72
0.09
56.67
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 0.71
HOV's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
97% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.27 vs. HOV: 0.71 )
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: 1.18 Max: 44.65
Current: 0.71
0.09
44.65
EV-to-EBIT 16.69
HOV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. HOV: 16.69 )
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: 16.69
-1238.8
144.2
EV-to-EBITDA 16.13
HOV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.76 vs. HOV: 16.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HOV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -426.6  Med: -2 Max: 1751.5
Current: 16.13
-426.6
1751.5
Current Ratio 2.71
HOV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. HOV: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HOV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 3.87 Max: 10.14
Current: 2.71
1.48
10.14
Quick Ratio 0.50
HOV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. HOV: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HOV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.69 Max: 2.55
Current: 0.5
0.2
2.55
Days Inventory 220.47
HOV's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
85% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 77.73 vs. HOV: 220.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HOV' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 220.47  Med: 278.72 Max: 323.41
Current: 220.47
220.47
323.41
Days Payable 22.42
HOV's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 45.17 vs. HOV: 22.42 )
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: 22.42
15
81.35

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.90
HOV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 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: -2.8 Max: 6.4
Current: -1.9
-21.5
6.4

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.68
HOV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. HOV: 0.68 )
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: 0.23  Med: 1.35 Max: 4.43
Current: 0.68
0.23
4.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.01
HOV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
53% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. HOV: 6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
HOV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.2  Med: -1 Max: 16.8
Current: 6.01
-59.2
16.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -181.30
HOV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
98% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.33 vs. HOV: -181.30 )
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: -19.35 Max: 125.1
Current: -181.3
-379
125.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,659.86
EPS (TTM) $ 0.10
Beta2.44
Short Percentage of Float6.45%
52-Week Range $1.51 - 2.96
Shares Outstanding (Mil)147.37

Analyst Estimate

Oct17 Oct18 Oct19
Revenue (Mil $) 2,315 2,296 2,438
EPS ($) -0.09 -0.04 0.06
EPS without NRI ($) -0.09 -0.04 0.06
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Hovnanian Enterprises’ Presentation at the J.P. Morgan Homebuilding and Building Products Confe May 11 2017 
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 

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