D. R. Horton Inc (NYSE:DHI) Director Barbara K. Allen sold 3,667 shares of D. R. Horton stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.77, for a total value of $175,172.59. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 11,317 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $540,613.09. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

D. R. Horton Inc (NYSE DHI) opened at $46.29 on Thursday. D. R. Horton Inc has a 12-month low of $29.37 and a 12-month high of $53.32. The stock has a market capitalization of $17,763.60, a P/E ratio of 15.63, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.28 and a beta of 1.09. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40, a quick ratio of 0.92 and a current ratio of 7.03.

D. R. Horton (NYSE:DHI) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. The construction company reported $0.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.13. D. R. Horton had a return on equity of 14.83% and a net margin of 7.03%. The business had revenue of $3.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.26 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.55 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that D. R. Horton Inc will post 3.6 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 9th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 22nd. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.08%. D. R. Horton’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 18.73%.

Several research firms recently commented on DHI. ValuEngine lowered D. R. Horton from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $56.00 price target on shares of D. R. Horton in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $60.00 price target (up previously from $52.00) on shares of D. R. Horton in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Mizuho set a $56.00 price target on D. R. Horton and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 18th. Finally, UBS Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $58.00 price target (up previously from $53.00) on shares of D. R. Horton in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $52.69.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of D. R. Horton by 0.4% in the second quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. now owns 10,141 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $355,000 after purchasing an additional 42 shares during the period. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of D. R. Horton by 1.4% in the second quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 8,210 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $283,000 after purchasing an additional 111 shares during the period. Suntrust Banks Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of D. R. Horton by 3.9% in the second quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 8,062 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $278,000 after purchasing an additional 302 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio boosted its holdings in shares of D. R. Horton by 0.3% in the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 217,005 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $7,502,000 after purchasing an additional 565 shares during the period. Finally, Cetera Investment Advisers boosted its holdings in shares of D. R. Horton by 17.9% in the third quarter. Cetera Investment Advisers now owns 7,295 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $293,000 after purchasing an additional 1,105 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 83.22% of the company’s stock.

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D. R. Horton Company Profile

D.R. Horton, Inc is a homebuilding company. The Company constructed and sold homes in 27 states and 79 markets, as of September 30, 2015. The Company’s segments include its 39 homebuilding divisions, its financial services operations and its other business activities. In the homebuilding segment, the Company builds and sells single-family detached homes and attached homes, such as town homes, duplexes, triplexes and condominiums.

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