Head to Head Contrast: Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV) & KB Home (KBH)

Thursday, June 7 2018

Head to Head Contrast: Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV) & KB Home (KBH)

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Risk & Volatility
Hovnanian Enterprises has a beta of 1.6, indicating that its stock price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KB Home has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Dividends
KB Home pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Hovnanian Enterprises does not pay a dividend. KB Home pays out 5.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Summary
KB Home beats Hovnanian Enterprises on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
Hovnanian Enterprises Company Profile
Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. designs, constructs, markets, and sells residential homes in the United States. It constructs single-family detached homes, attached townhomes and condominiums, urban infill, and active lifestyle homes. The company markets its build homes for first-time buyers, first-time and second-time move-up buyers, luxury buyers, active lifestyle buyers, and empty nesters in 130 communities in 24 markets. It also provides financial services comprising originating mortgages from homebuyers and selling such mortgages in the secondary market, as well as offers title insurance services. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Red Bank, New Jersey.
KB Home Company Profile
KB Home operates as a homebuilding company in the United States. It builds and sells various homes, including attached and detached single-family residential homes, townhomes, and condominiums primarily for first-time, first move-up, and active adult homebuyers. 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 mortgage loan originations to its homebuyers. It has operations in California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Texas, Florida, and North Carolina, The company was formerly known as Kaufman and Broad Home Corporation and changed its name to KB Home in January 2001. KB Home was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Receive News & Ratings for Hovnanian Enterprises Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Hovnanian Enterprises and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter . «