Earnings Outlook For KB Home

By Benzinga Insights

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, 2022-01-12. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.

Analysts estimate that KB Home will likely report an Earnings Per Share (EPS) of $1.76.

KB Home bulls will hope to hear the company to announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Past Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company beat EPS by $0.03, which was followed by a 0.54% increase in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at KB Home's past performance and the resulting price change:

Quarter Q3 2021 Q2 2021 Q1 2021 Q4 2020
EPS Estimate 1.62 1.31 0.92 0.93
EPS Actual 1.65 1.50 1.02 1.12
Price Change % 0.54% -6.73% 2.33% 2.52%

Stock Performance

Shares of KB Home were trading at $41.09 as of January 10. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 18.05%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders should be satisfied going into this earnings release.

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