Last $11.93 USD
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kb home (KBH) Snapshot

Open
$12.32
Previous Close
$12.19
Day High
$12.37
Day Low
$11.92
52 Week High
02/27/14 - $20.78
52 Week Low
01/22/15 - $11.76
Market Cap
1.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
8.0M
EPS TTM
$1.01
Shares Outstanding
92.0M
EX-Date
02/3/15
P/E TM
11.9x
Dividend
$0.10
Dividend Yield
0.84%
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kb home (KBH) Details

KB Home operates as a homebuilding company in the United States. It constructs and sells various homes, including attached and detached single-family residential homes, townhomes, and condominiums primarily for first-time, move-up, and active adult homebuyers under the name KB Home. The company also provides property and casualty insurance, as well as earthquake, flood, and personal property insurance to its homebuyers; title services; and mortgage banking services, including residential consumer mortgage loan originations to its homebuyers. It has operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Texas, and Virginia. The company was formerly known as Kaufman and Broad Home Corporation and changed its name to KB Home in 2001. KB Home was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

1,590 Employees
Last Reported Date: 01/22/15
Founded in 1957

kb home (KBH) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $830.8K
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $773.3K
Chief Accounting Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $631.3K
Executive Vice President of Real Estate and B...
Total Annual Compensation: $610.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

kb home (KBH) Key Developments

KB Home Declares First Quarter 2015 Dividend Payable on February 19, 2015

The board of directors of KB Home has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.025 per share on the company's common stock, payable on February 19, 2015 to stockholders of record on February 5, 2015.

KB Home Opens New Oak Harbour Community in Punta Gorda, Florida

KB Home has announced the opening of Oak Harbour Community in Punta Gorda, Florida, in the US, a new home community offering wooded homesites and five distinct floor plans near the area's district and shopping, dining and entertainment destinations.

Kb Home Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended November 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for First Quarter of 2015

KB Home announced consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended November 30, 2014. For the quarter, total revenues were $796,041,000 compared to $618,531,000 a year ago. Total pretax income was $28,601,000 compared to $28,316,000 a year ago. Net income was $852,801,000 or $8.36 diluted per share compared to $28,116,000 or $0.31 diluted per share a year ago. Total revenues increased driven by growth in the Company's housing revenues as a result of a greater volume of homes delivered and higher average selling prices. For the year, total revenues were $2,400,949,000 compared to $2,097,130,000 a year ago. Total pretax income was $94,949,000 compared to $38,363,000 a year ago. Net income was $918,349,000 or $9.25 diluted per share compared to $39,963,000 or $0.46 diluted per share a year ago. Net income increased largely due to the current year tax benefit associated with the Company's deferred tax asset valuation allowance reversal. The company provided earnings guidance for first quarter of 2015. The company expects revenues of between $440 million and $490 million. The company do not expect to reach housing gross profit margin goal of 20% in 2015 as had hoped, this remains the target level and are working toward for the near future, with this anticipated significant decrease in the housing gross profit margin and the inclusion of a projected land sale gain of approximately $7 million, first quarter bottom line will be approximately breakeven.

 

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