KB Home Story

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KBH -- USA Stock  

USD 42.21  1.02  2.48%

KB Home is generating negative expected returns assuming volatility of 3.1753% on return distribution over 60 days investment horizon. While some risk-loving traders are indifferent towards current market volatility, it is reasonable to concentrate on the risk of investing in KB Home. We will evaluate if KB Home's current volatility will continue into February.
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Will KB Home (NYSE:KBH) current volatility spike continue?
KB Home has 1.78 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.69, which is OK given its current industry classification. The entity has a current ratio of 6.16, demonstrating that it is liquid and is capable to disburse its financial commitments when the payables are due.
Volatility is a rate at which the price of KB Home or any other equity instrument increases or decreases for a given set of returns. It is measured by calculating the standard deviation of the annualized returns over a given period of time and shows the range to which the price of KB Home may increase or decrease. In other words, similar to KB Home's beta indicator, it measures the risk of KB Home and helps estimate the fluctuations that may happen in a short period of time. So if prices of KB Home fluctuate rapidly in a short time span, it is termed to have high volatility, and if it swings slowly in a more extended period, it is understood to have low volatility. Please read more on our technical analysis page.

How important is KB Home's Liquidity

KB Home financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance KB Home ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. KB Home financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between KB Home's total debt and its cash.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions. It is good to see analyst projects for KB Home, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

KB Home Volatility Drivers

KB Home unsystematic risk is unique to KB Home and usually not directly affected by the market or economic environment. An example of unsystematic risk is the possibility of poor earnings or a layoff due to coronavirus. One may mitigate nonsystematic risk by buying different securities in the same industry or by buying in different sectors. For example, if you have a position in KB Home you can also buy Beazer Homes USA. You can also mitigate this risk by investing in the residential construction sector as well as in companies having nothing to do with it. This type of risk is also called diversifiable risk and can be understood from analyzing KB Home important indicators over time. Here we run a correlation analysis between relevant fundamental ratios over at least ten year period to find a relationship in the way they react to changes in KB Home income statement and balance sheet. Here are more details about KB Home volatility.
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