Headlines about NVR (NYSE:NVR) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NVR earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the construction company an impact score of 46.4309170264258 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- $31.44 Earnings Per Share Expected for NVR, Inc. (NVR) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- BRIEF-NVR Announces $300 Mln Share Repurchase (reuters.com)
- NVR (NVR) Initiates Stock Repurchase Program (americanbankingnews.com)
- Feb 14, 2018 – NVR Inc (NVR) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended … – GuruFocus.com (gurufocus.com)
- NVR Inc (NVR) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
NVR (NVR) traded up $131.23 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $3,208.23. 49,392 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 38,455. The firm has a market capitalization of $11,820.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.71, a PEG ratio of 1.12 and a beta of 0.54. The company has a current ratio of 3.62, a quick ratio of 1.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. NVR has a 52 week low of $1,882.41 and a 52 week high of $3,700.00.
NVR announced that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, December 12th that permits the company to buyback $300.00 million in outstanding shares. This buyback authorization permits the construction company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company’s board believes its shares are undervalued.
Several research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of NVR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $3,218.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, February 13th. UBS Group assumed coverage on shares of NVR in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $3,450.00 target price for the company. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of NVR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. NVR currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $3,064.50.
In related news, Director Eddie Arthur Grier sold 400 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $2,968.07, for a total transaction of $1,187,228.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. 11.30% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
NVR Company Profile
NVR, Inc is engaged in the construction and sale of single-family detached homes, townhomes and condominium buildings. The Company’s segments are Homebuilding Mid Atlantic, Homebuilding North East, Homebuilding Mid East, Homebuilding South East and Mortgage Banking. Its Homebuilding Mid Atlantic segment operates in various geographic regions, which include Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and Washington, District of Columbia (DC).
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