D.R. Horton Inc. announced Monday its Q2 profit rose 46% to $40.6 million, or 13 cents per share, as compared to $27.8 million, or 9 cents per share, in the year-earlier period.
The home builder’s revenue for the quarter closed March 31 increased to $935.6 million against $733.1 million.
Wall Street analysts projected the company to earn 4 cents per share on sales of $853.5 million, in accordance with a poll by FactSet Research.
Looking forward, D.R. Horton stated that it anticipates being out of its three-year cumulative loss position before the close of its fiscal year, if current trends continue. Home-sales gross margins are likely to stay in the mid-16% to mid-17% range, the company stated.
Its competitors include KB Home (NYSE:KBH) that slipped -2.93% to $7.62 with the total traded volume of 1.03 million shares and Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) that dropped -4.04% to $24.69 with the total traded volume of 2.68 million shares.
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D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) stock’s trade at beginning with a price of $15.59 and the current trading session climbed at a high of $15.96 other than the stock finally advanced 0.85% to $15.51 at 11:16AM EDT.
Shares price of DHI moved up from its 20 days moving average with 3.52% and remote positively from 50 days moving average with 4.51%. DHI current year earnings per share experienced an addition with -70.70% while its current quarter performance remained 11.61%.
DHI had a trading volume of 7.34 million shares is lesser as compared to average trading capacity of 9.12 million shares.
DHI last month stock price volatility remained 3.97%. In its share capital DHI has 316.87 million outstanding shares among them 276.73 million shares have been floated in market exchange. DHI stock institutional ownership remained 87.45% while insider ownership included 9.00%.
The stock is ahead its 52 week low with 94.14% and lagging behind from its 52 week high price with -5.78%. Company’s beta coefficient included 1.10. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.
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