D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE:DHI) shares traded higher over the last trading session, gaining 3.22% on 12/17/20. The shares fell to a low of $72.10 before closing at $73.47. Intraday shares traded counted 4.65 million, which was -53.56% lower than its 30-day average trading volume of 3.03M. DHI’s previous close was $71.18 while the outstanding shares total 364.00M. The firm has a beta of 1.73, a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 11.45, and a growth ratio of 0.72. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 53.54, with weekly volatility at 2.32% and ATR at 2.71. The DHI stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $25.51 and a $81.21 high.
Investors have identified the Residential Construction company D.R. Horton Inc. as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $26.79 billion, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
D.R. Horton Inc. (DHI) Fundamentals that are to be considered.
When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 16.81 billion total, with 2.51 billion as their total liabilities.
DHI were able to record 1.13 billion as free cash flow during the Q4 2020 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 1.53 billion. In cash movements, the company had a total of 1.42 billion as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for D.R. Horton Inc. (DHI)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the Q4 2020 quarter of the year, D.R. Horton Inc. recorded a total of 6.4 billion in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with 21.27% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the Q4 2020 quarter increasing by 15.79%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 4.75 billion trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 1.65 billion. This allows shareholders to hold on to 364.00M with the recently reported earning now reading 2.28 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their Q4 2020 (2.24 cents a share).
Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 8.99 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on DHI sounds very interesting.
Is the stock of DHI attractive?
In related news, Director, BUCHANAN MICHAEL R sold 23,076 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on Dec 02. The sale was performed at an average price of 70.35, for a total value of 1,623,385. As the sale deal closes, the Director, Hewatt Michael W now sold 470 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 34,815. Also, Director, Allen Barbara K sold 470 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on Nov 30. The shares were price at an average price of 73.97 per share, with a total market value of 34,766. Following this completion of acquisition, the Director, ANDERSON BRADLEY S now holds 3,480 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 271,440. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.20%.
15 out of 22 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 5 have maintained a Hold recommendation on D.R. Horton Inc.. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the DHI stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $88.35.