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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 0.27
HOVNP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. HOVNP: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
HOVNP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.35
Current: 0.27
0.01
0.35
Equity-to-Asset -0.24
HOVNP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. HOVNP: -0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
HOVNP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.31  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.38
Current: -0.24
-0.31
0.38
Debt-to-Equity -3.82
HOVNP's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. HOVNP: -3.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
HOVNP' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.89  Med: 1.34 Max: 8.13
Current: -3.82
-16.89
8.13
Debt-to-EBITDA 31.21
HOVNP's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
95% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. HOVNP: 31.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
HOVNP' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.28  Med: 15.57 Max: 594.69
Current: 31.21
-9.28
594.69
Interest Coverage 0.98
HOVNP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. HOVNP: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HOVNP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.98
0.49
1.21
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.20
Beneish M-Score: -4.30
WACC vs ROIC
17.06%
15.28%
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
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history
Operating Margin % 3.89
HOVNP's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
57% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. HOVNP: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
HOVNP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.51  Med: 3.3 Max: 5.55
Current: 3.89
-57.51
5.55
Net Margin % -13.55
HOVNP's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
86% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. HOVNP: -13.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
HOVNP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.9  Med: -2.61 Max: 14.89
Current: -13.55
-44.9
14.89
ROA % -16.04
HOVNP's ROA % is ranked lower than
90% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. HOVNP: -16.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
HOVNP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.5  Med: -2.35 Max: 15.17
Current: -16.04
-27.5
15.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 6.81
HOVNP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
55% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.88 vs. HOVNP: 6.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
HOVNP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.03  Med: 3.18 Max: 17.04
Current: 6.81
-40.03
17.04
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 9.30
HOVNP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. HOVNP: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
HOVNP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.1  Med: 8.7 Max: 33.5
Current: 9.3
-40.1
33.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -17.70
HOVNP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. HOVNP: -17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
HOVNP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.4  Med: 14.8 Max: 179.1
Current: -17.7
-58.4
179.1
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with Hovnanian Enterprises Inc HOVNP.
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
HOVNP7.200.00Pfd Shs Series -A-

Business Description

Industry: Homebuilding & Construction » Residential Construction    NAICS: 237210    SIC: 6552
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Traded in other countries:HO3.Germany, HOV.USA,
Headquarter Location:USA
Hovnanian Enterprises Inc is an American construction company. It 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

K. Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. Announces Expiration of Consent Solicitation for Its 2024 Notes and Extension of Expiration Date and Amendment for the Consent Solicitation for Its 2022 Notes
K. Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. Announces Exchange Offer and New Financing Transactions
K. Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. Commences Consent Solicitations to Amend Senior Secured Notes Indenture
Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. Announces Credit Agreement and Refinancing Transaction With GSO Capital Partners
K. Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. Commences Consent Solicitations to Amend Senior Secured Notes Indenture
3 Stocks Move on Thursday Hovnanian Enterprises, Bed Bath & Beyond, Advaxis impacted by quarterly results
Shares of Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:HOV) jumped more than 2% on the back of the company reporting its financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, which ended Oct. 31. The company posted adjusted EPS of eight cents on revenue of $721.69 million, which represented a 10.4% decline from the prior-year quarter. The company beat EPS expectations by six cents, and revenue beat the consensus estimate by $113.02 million. Read more...
Hovnanian Enterprises Announces Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Hovnanian Enterprises Announces Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Hovnanian Enterprises’ Presentation at the Deutsche Bank 2017 Leveraged Finance Conference to be Webcast Live
Hovnanian Enterprises Announces Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Ratios

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Price-to-Owner-Earnings 1.68
HOVNP's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
97% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. HOVNP: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
HOVNP' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.86 Max: 914.29
Current: 1.68
0.66
914.29
PS Ratio 0.15
HOVNP's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. HOVNP: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
HOVNP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.15
0.02
0.6
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 1.26
HOVNP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
97% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.04 vs. HOVNP: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
HOVNP' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.17 Max: 56.67
Current: 1.26
0.09
56.67
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 1.23
HOVNP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
97% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.88 vs. HOVNP: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
HOVNP' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.15 Max: 44.65
Current: 1.23
0.09
44.65
Current Ratio 2.76
HOVNP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. HOVNP: 2.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HOVNP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 3.4 Max: 6.16
Current: 2.76
2.07
6.16
Quick Ratio 0.88
HOVNP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. HOVNP: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HOVNP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.67 Max: 2.15
Current: 0.88
0.33
2.15
Days Inventory 207.98
HOVNP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
85% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 82.10 vs. HOVNP: 207.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HOVNP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 199.22  Med: 270.01 Max: 323.41
Current: 207.98
199.22
323.41
Days Payable 22.39
HOVNP's Days Payable is ranked lower than
70% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 43.11 vs. HOVNP: 22.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HOVNP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.39  Med: 32.81 Max: 81.35
Current: 22.39
22.39
81.35

Buy Back

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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 57.57
HOVNP's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. HOVNP: 57.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
HOVNP' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 57.57
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.40
HOVNP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. HOVNP: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HOVNP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.5  Med: -2.8 Max: 2.2
Current: -0.4
-21.5
2.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -161.80
HOVNP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.32 vs. HOVNP: -161.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
HOVNP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -379  Med: -21.8 Max: 125.1
Current: -161.8
-379
125.1

More Statistics

Beta3.78
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $5.50 - 8.47

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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