KB Home (KBH) Analysts See $0.49 EPS; Peak6 Investments LP Has Lowered Lincoln Natl Ind (Put) (LNC) Holding

May 22, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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Analysts expect KB Home (NYSE:KBH) to report $0.49 EPS on June, 26.They anticipate $0.16 EPS change or 48.48% from last quarter’s $0.33 EPS. KBH’s profit would be $42.87 million giving it 13.54 P/E if the $0.49 EPS is correct. After having $0.40 EPS previously, KB Home’s analysts see 22.50% EPS growth. It closed at $26.54 lastly. It is down 45.30% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.75% the S&P500.

Peak6 Investments Lp decreased Lincoln Natl Corp Ind (Put) (LNC) stake by 73.91% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Peak6 Investments Lp sold 15,300 shares as Lincoln Natl Corp Ind (Put) (LNC)’s stock declined 7.45%. The Peak6 Investments Lp holds 5,400 shares with $415,000 value, down from 20,700 last quarter. Lincoln Natl Corp Ind (Put) now has $15.27B valuation. The stock increased 1.23% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $69.83. About 1.62 million shares traded or 2.34% up from the average. Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has risen 13.38% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.83% the S&P500.

Among 28 analysts covering KB Home (NYSE:KBH), 1 have Buy rating, 8 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 4% are positive. KB Home had 78 analyst reports since September 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, January 22. RBC Capital Markets maintained KB Home (NYSE:KBH) rating on Friday, September 29. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $25.0 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Tuesday, October 13 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was downgraded by TheStreet on Friday, October 16 to “Hold”. The stock of KB Home (NYSE:KBH) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 22 by Wedbush. FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Mkt Perform” rating in Friday, January 8 report. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Thursday, March 24 report. The stock of KB Home (NYSE:KBH) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, March 29. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Tuesday, December 15 by Credit Suisse.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.75, from 1.81 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 36 investors sold KB Home shares while 80 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 81.24 million shares or 1.89% less from 82.80 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Alphamark Advsr Ltd Co invested in 200 shares or 0% of the stock. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 0.01% stake. Tower Rech Ltd Llc (Trc) invested 0% in KB Home (NYSE:KBH). California Public Employees Retirement owns 287,082 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers L P reported 12,894 shares. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans stated it has 18,336 shares. Hanseatic Management holds 0% in KB Home (NYSE:KBH) or 99 shares. Illinois-based Ubs Asset Management Americas Incorporated has invested 0% in KB Home (NYSE:KBH). Clarivest Asset Mngmt accumulated 614,018 shares. Cipher L P has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in KB Home (NYSE:KBH). Donald Smith Inc has invested 1.68% in KB Home (NYSE:KBH). Mutual Of America Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Corp invested in 70,086 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Principal Finance Grp accumulated 456,997 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Hennessy Advsrs has 1.05% invested in KB Home (NYSE:KBH) for 1.07M shares. Us Bancorp De holds 0% in KB Home (NYSE:KBH) or 3,334 shares.

Another recent and important KB Home (NYSE:KBH) news was published by Tucson.com which published an article titled: “KB Home Announces the Grand Opening of Estates at Rancho Del Lago in Vail” on May 18, 2018.

KB Home operates as a homebuilding company in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.32 billion. It manufactures and sells various homes, including attached and detached single-family residential homes, townhomes, and condominiums primarily for first-time, move-up, and active adult homebuyers. It has a 26.57 P/E ratio. The firm also provides property and casualty insurance, as well as earthquake, flood, and personal property insurance to its homebuyers; title services; and mortgage banking services, including residential mortgage loan originations to its homebuyers.

Since January 30, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $5.50 million activity. On Tuesday, February 13 the insider Norton Thomas F sold $1.43M. Kaminski Jeff sold $4.07M worth of KB Home (NYSE:KBH) on Tuesday, January 30.

More recent Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Lincoln Financial Group Launches Indexed Variable Annuity with Unique Income Option and Simple Investing Choices” on May 21, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Lincoln National (LNC) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 03, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Antero Resources, Hudson Pacific Properties, Lincoln National, TreeHouse …” with publication date: May 10, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.12, from 0.84 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 35 investors sold LNC shares while 213 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 176 raised stakes. 170.09 million shares or 1.02% less from 171.85 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Natl Pension Serv owns 232,395 shares. Agf Investments America invested 0.28% of its portfolio in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Moreover, Wealthfront Incorporated has 0.01% invested in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Advisor Partners Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 11,775 shares. Jane Street Limited Co accumulated 0.01% or 62,963 shares. 2.20 million are owned by Dimensional Fund Advisors L P. First Commonwealth Pa has invested 0.25% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Cubist Systematic Strategies Lc, Connecticut-based fund reported 11,462 shares. Raymond James Tru Na invested 0.04% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Hennessy Advisors reported 54,500 shares. Gam Ag has invested 0.02% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Captrust Advsrs invested in 0.08% or 16,856 shares. Natixis invested 0.02% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Fincl Counselors has invested 0.01% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Great West Life Assurance Can holds 246,862 shares.

Among 18 analysts covering Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Lincoln National had 59 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, August 15. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, October 9. The firm has “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo given on Friday, May 5. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 4 by Zacks. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Thursday, October 5. The stock of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, April 14 by Macquarie Research. The stock of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, February 4 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, February 3 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, June 8.

Since February 2, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $14.98 million activity. Solon Kenneth S. sold 1,875 shares worth $147,244. On Wednesday, February 21 the insider Freitag Randal J sold $147,152. Another trade for 7,300 shares valued at $620,568 was sold by Cooper Ellen. $8.67M worth of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) shares were sold by GLASS DENNIS R. On Monday, March 12 the insider Buckingham Lisa sold $1.92 million.

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