William Lyon Homes (WLH) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows
News headlines about William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. William Lyon Homes earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 46.5502039171987 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- William Lyon Homes (WLH) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.19 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- William Lyon Homes (WLH) and The Competition Head-To-Head Comparison (americanbankingnews.com)
- Head-To-Head Comparison: William Lyon Homes (WLH) and Its Peers (americanbankingnews.com)
- William Lyon Homes (WLH) & Its Peers Head-To-Head Comparison (americanbankingnews.com)
WLH stock opened at $27.90 on Tuesday. William Lyon Homes has a fifty-two week low of $18.85 and a fifty-two week high of $32.95. The firm has a market cap of $1,068.17, a P/E ratio of 12.62 and a beta of 1.53. The company has a quick ratio of 1.15, a current ratio of 11.14 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20.
A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on WLH. Citigroup cut William Lyon Homes from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $35.00 target price for the company. in a report on Thursday, January 4th. UBS reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $33.00 target price (up from $30.00) on shares of William Lyon Homes in a report on Wednesday, January 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised William Lyon Homes from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, January 6th. ValuEngine raised William Lyon Homes from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, Wedbush reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $31.00 price target (up from $27.00) on shares of William Lyon Homes in a report on Friday, December 29th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. William Lyon Homes currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $32.00.
In other news, COO Brian W. Doyle sold 15,596 shares of William Lyon Homes stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.02, for a total value of $436,999.92. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 166,856 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,675,305.12. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, major shareholder Gmt Capital Corp sold 34,300 shares of William Lyon Homes stock in a transaction on Monday, January 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.23, for a total value of $1,002,589.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 3,495,417 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $102,171,038.91. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 91,496 shares of company stock valued at $2,776,197 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 22.30% of the company’s stock.
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William Lyon Homes Company Profile
William Lyon Homes, together with its subsidiaries, designs, constructs, markets, and sells single-family detached and attached homes in California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Washington, and Oregon. It sells its homes primarily to entry-level, and first-time and second-time move-up homebuyers, as well as to luxury home and active adult markets under the Village Homes and Polygon Northwest Homes brands through in-house commissioned sales personnel and outside brokers.
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