A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Lyon William Homes (NYSE: WLH) recently:
- 7/28/2017 – Lyon William Homes was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
- 7/19/2017 – Lyon William Homes was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
- 7/18/2017 – Lyon William Homes was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “William Lyon Homes is primarily engaged in the design, construction, marketing and sale of single-family detached and attached homes in California, Arizona, Nevada and Colorado. The Company conducts its homebuilding operations through five reportable operating segments: Southern California, Northern California, Arizona, Nevada and Colorado through the Village Homes brand. William Lyon Homes is headquartered in Newport Beach, California. “
- 7/18/2017 – Lyon William Homes had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They now have a $27.50 price target on the stock, up previously from $27.00.
Shares of Lyon William Homes (WLH) opened at 22.95 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $732.91 million, a PE ratio of 21.61 and a beta of 1.77. Lyon William Homes has a 52-week low of $15.21 and a 52-week high of $24.51. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $23.36 and its 200 day moving average price is $21.12.
Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The construction company reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.05. Lyon William Homes had a net margin of 2.90% and a return on equity of 7.35%. The firm had revenue of $258.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $261.40 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.24 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts forecast that Lyon William Homes will post $2.03 earnings per share for the current year.
In other Lyon William Homes news, major shareholder Gmt Capital Corp sold 16,200 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.87, for a total transaction of $386,694.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 3,948,217 shares in the company, valued at approximately $94,243,939.79. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders have sold a total of 602,512 shares of company stock valued at $13,987,277 over the last 90 days. 21.33% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
William Lyon Homes is primarily engaged in the design, construction and sale of single family detached and attached homes in California, Arizona and Nevada. The Company conducts its homebuilding operations through four reportable operating segments: Southern California, Northern California, Arizona and Nevada.
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