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How to buy Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Hovnanian Enterprises stocks.

Hovnanian Enterprises is a residential construction business based in the US. Hovnanian Enterprises stocks (HOV.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $91.35 – a decrease of 0.13% over the previous week. Hovnanian Enterprises employs 1,784 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.8 billion.

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Is it a good time to buy Hovnanian Enterprises stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Hovnanian Enterprises's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Hovnanian Enterprises's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $119.86, which is 74.58% up on its pre-crash value of $30.47 and 2,241.02% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $5.12.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Hovnanian Enterprises stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $296.92 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $5,150.38.

Hovnanian Enterprises stock price (NYSE:HOV)

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Hovnanian Enterprises shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-18.
Latest market close$119.86
52-week range$35.44 - $146.34
50-day moving average $107.96
200-day moving average $105.46
Wall St. target price$27.00
PE ratio 1.3872
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $85.82

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Hovnanian Enterprises price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $119.86 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-11) 4.66%
1 month (2021-12-17) 4.45%
3 months (2021-10-15) N/A
6 months (2021-07-19) 43.54%
1 year (2021-01-19) 239.45%
2 years (2020-01-17) 342.45%
3 years (2019-01-18) 18,354.20%
5 years (2017-01-19) 5,580.57%

Is Hovnanian Enterprises under- or over-valued?

Valuing Hovnanian Enterprises stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Hovnanian Enterprises's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Hovnanian Enterprises's P/E ratio

Hovnanian Enterprises's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1x. In other words, Hovnanian Enterprises shares trade at around 1x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Hovnanian Enterprises's PEG ratio

Hovnanian Enterprises's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.22. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Hovnanian Enterprises's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Hovnanian Enterprises's EBITDA

Hovnanian Enterprises's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $271.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Hovnanian Enterprises's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Hovnanian Enterprises financials

Revenue TTM $2.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.56%
Gross profit TTM $544.4 million
Return on assets TTM 8.02%
Return on equity TTM -9999999%
Profit margin 21.84%
Book value $6.33
Market capitalisation $749.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Hovnanian Enterprises share dividends

We're not expecting Hovnanian Enterprises to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Hovnanian Enterprises's shares ever split?

Hovnanian Enterprises's shares were split on a 1:25 basis on 28 March 2019. So if you had owned 25 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Hovnanian Enterprises shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 2400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Hovnanian Enterprises shares which in turn could have impacted Hovnanian Enterprises's share price.

Hovnanian Enterprises share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hovnanian Enterprises's shares have ranged in value from as little as $35.44 up to $146.34. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Hovnanian Enterprises's is 2.5119. This would suggest that Hovnanian Enterprises's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Hovnanian Enterprises overview

Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. engages in the design, construction, marketing, and sale of residential homes in the United States. It offers single-family detached homes, attached townhomes and condominiums, urban infill, and active lifestyle homes with amenities, such as clubhouses, swimming pools, tennis courts, tot lots, and open areas. The company markets and builds homes for first-time buyers, first-time and second-time move-up buyers, luxury buyers, active lifestyle buyers, and empty nesters. It also provides mortgage loans and title insurance services. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Matawan, New Jersey. .

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