Investors sold shares of D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE:DHI) on strength during trading on Friday. $16.51 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $37.03 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $20.52 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, D.R. Horton had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. D.R. Horton traded up $0.99 for the day and closed at $33.82

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on DHI. Barclays PLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of D.R. Horton in a research note on Saturday, April 23rd. FBN Securities downgraded shares of D.R. Horton from a “sector perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, April 18th. JMP Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $36.00 target price on shares of D.R. Horton in a research note on Wednesday, June 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of D.R. Horton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Monday, April 25th. Finally, MKM Partners raised their target price on shares of D.R. Horton from $30.00 to $31.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, April 22nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $31.65.

The firm has a market cap of $12.54 billion and a PE ratio of 15.53. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $31.02 and its 200 day moving average price is $29.33.

D.R. Horton (NYSE:DHI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 21st. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $2.70 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.69 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.40 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 15.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts forecast that D.R. Horton Inc. will post $2.38 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, COO Michael J. Murray sold 2,944 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.34, for a total transaction of $89,320.96. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 13,344 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $404,856.96. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Bill W. Wheat sold 40,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.37, for a total value of $1,214,800.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 108,014 shares in the company, valued at $3,280,385.18. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of DHI. Advantus Capital Management Inc boosted its stake in shares of D.R. Horton by 3.9% in the fourth quarter. Advantus Capital Management Inc now owns 31,861 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,021,000 after buying an additional 1,194 shares during the period. Stephens Inc. AR purchased a new stake in shares of D.R. Horton during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,082,000. World Asset Management Inc boosted its stake in shares of D.R. Horton by 4.8% in the fourth quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 34,334 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,100,000 after buying an additional 1,571 shares during the period. Suntrust Banks Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of D.R. Horton during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,175,000. Finally, Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new stake in shares of D.R. Horton during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,543,000.

D.R. Horton, Inc is a homebuilding company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition and development of land and the construction and sale of residential homes, through its operating divisions in around 27 states and over 79 metropolitan markets of the United States, under the names of D.R. Horton, America’s Builder, Express Homes, Emerald Homes, Breland Homes, Regent Homes, Crown Communities and Pacific Ridge Homes.

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