Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV): Price and Financial Metrics

Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV): $39.83

-1.10 (-2.69%)

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  • Value is the dimension where HOV ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.83% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for HOV is in Sentiment, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • HOV ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 19th percentile.

HOV Stock Summary

  • HOV's current price/earnings ratio is 1.35, which is higher than merely 0.99% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.09, HOVNANIAN ENTERPRISES INC has a higher such ratio than merely 1.63% of stocks in our set.
  • HOVNANIAN ENTERPRISES INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 86.66%, greater than the shareholder yield of 97.82% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to HOV, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HBI, KTB, CROX, SBH, and CPS.
  • Visit HOV's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.khov.com.

HOV Valuation Summary

  • HOV's price/sales ratio is 0.1; this is 88.89% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, HOV's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HOV.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HOV 2022-08-26 0.1 1.0 1.5 5.0
HOV 2022-08-25 0.1 1.1 1.6 5.1
HOV 2022-08-24 0.1 1.1 1.5 5.1
HOV 2022-08-23 0.1 1.1 1.5 5.1
HOV 2022-08-22 0.1 1.1 1.5 5.1
HOV 2022-08-19 0.1 1.1 1.6 5.1

HOV Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -413.55%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -92.4%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -42.01%.
HOV's revenue has moved up $539,450,000 over the prior 49 months.

The table below shows HOV's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-03-31 2,772.881 132.55 182.087
2021-12-31 2,773.506 188.543 610.997
2021-09-30 2,782.857 210.213 607.817
2021-06-30 2,651.867 182.266 595.971
2021-03-31 2,589.32 228.569 563.632
2020-12-31 2,424.509 171.125 79.035

HOV's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • HOV has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 60.31% of graded US stocks.
  • HOV's asset turnover comes in at 1.274 -- ranking 25th of 51 Construction stocks.
  • ESOA, MTRX, and EME are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with HOV.

The table below shows HOV's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-31 1.274 0.207 0.070
2021-04-30 1.324 0.195 0.061
2021-01-31 1.312 0.186 0.055
2020-10-31 1.279 0.176 0.046
2020-07-31 1.286 0.165 0.033
2020-04-30 1.209 0.165 0.024

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HOV Price/Volume Stats

Current price $39.83 52-week high $133.99
Prev. close $40.93 52-week low $38.23
Day low $39.44 Volume 23,756
Day high $40.79 Avg. volume 92,092
50-day MA $45.66 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $69.78 Market Cap 251.41M

Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV) Company Bio

Hovnanian Enterprises designs, constructs, markets, and sells residential homes in the United States. The company was founded in 1959 and is based in Red Bank, New Jersey.

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Below are the latest news stories about HOVNANIAN ENTERPRISES INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate HOV as an investment opportunity.

Homebuilder Hovnanian: Crazy Cheap, Trust The Data

Hovnanian (HOV) recently reported its fiscal Q3 earnings. EPS was $10.82, or $43 annualized. The stock? $39. Yes, that’s below a 1 P/E. The S&P 500 P/E is 18, meaning that Hovnanian’s multiple is 5% of the market. Have you ever seen anything like this valuation? Me neither.

Clearly investors are anticipating a looming disaster, for Hovnanian and its peer homebuilders. And yes, housing demand recently just shifted from booming to weak in a matter of months due to a major drop in home affordability. But I own and enthusiastically recommend this stock for three reasons:

  1. Housing remains in serious shortage.
  2. Near-term earnings and cash generation are guaranteed to be large.
  3. Hovnanian is a lot more conse...

    Gary J. Gordon on Seeking Alpha | September 7, 2022

Hovnanian stock rallies after big profit rise, raised outlook even as home demand continues to slow

Shares of Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. leapt 3.2% in afternoon trading Thursday, to bounce off the previous session's 19-month closing low, after the home builder a big jump in fiscal third-quarter profit and lifted its full-year outlook, despite signs of a slowing housing market. Net income for the quarter to July 31 rose to $79.95 million, or $10.82 a share, from $47.70 million, or $6.72 a share, in the year-ago period. Revenue grew 11.1% to $767.59 million. There were no analyst estimates compi

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

Hovnanian Enterprises Reports Fiscal 2022 Third Quarter Results

81% Year-over-Year Increase in Pretax ProfitGross Margin Percentage Increased 390 Basis Points Year-over-YearInterest Expense as Percent of Revenue Declined 140 Basis Points Year-over-Year Backlog Cancellation Rate Increased to 8% From 6% Last Year Consolidated Contract Dollars Declined 23% Year-over-YearIncreased Full Year EBITDA, Gross Margin and Adjusted Pretax Profit Guidance MATAWAN, N.J., Sept. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: HOV), a leading national homebui

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

Homebuilder eyes large single-family development in Prince William County

A new development of up to 225 single-family homes could soon be coming to Prince William County. New Jersey-based K. Hovnanian Homes has a contract to purchase about 81 acres of farmland near Haymarket and has filed an application with the county to have the property rezoned for mixed residential development, according to a report in InsideNoVa. K. Hovnanian, a unit of Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: HOV), is one of the nation’s largest homebuilders.

Yahoo | August 19, 2022

Hovnanian Enterprises Announces Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2022 Earnings Release and Conference Call

MATAWAN, N.J., Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: HOV), a leading national homebuilder, will release financial results for the third quarter ended July 31, 2022 the morning of Thursday, September 1, 2022. The Company will webcast its third quarter earnings conference call at 11:00 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, September 1, 2022. The conference call and accompanying slide presentation will be webcast live through the “Investor Relations” section of Hovnanian Enterprises

Yahoo | August 18, 2022

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HOV Price Returns

1-mo -15.02%
3-mo -26.24%
6-mo -40.93%
1-year -57.55%
3-year 160.33%
5-year -7.91%
YTD -68.71%
2021 287.37%
2020 57.45%
2019 22.76%
2018 -79.70%
2017 22.71%

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