On Nov 04, MEZGER JEFFREY T, President and CEO exercised an option 3,100 shares of KB Home (NYSE: KBH), with the average selling price of the stock being $11.06 per share. The total amount realized from this exercised an option $34,286. A document was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to notify the public about the exercised an option of the shares.
In addition to that, President and CEO – MEZGER JEFFREY T sold an extra 3,100 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place a day before, on Nov 04, with a share sold at an average of $36.00 and a total of $111,600 was realized from this transaction. After the transaction, the President and CEO – MEZGER JEFFREY T was left with 873,275 shares of the company’s stock, which is currently worth around $31437900.0.
The recent price movement of KBH means that it is now down by -2.29% from its 52-week high and 90.76% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of KBH stands at 2.64% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.38%. The beta score for this stock is 1.10. A beta score below 1 means that the stock has a low volatility while above 1 signifies that a stock is highly volatile at that particular moment, a data that traders use to keep tabs on their investments.
The company on 01/09/2020 published its latest quarterly earnings, with the report showing that the company recorded 0.31 earnings per share (EPS) during that period. This report was above the expectations of analysts of 0.26 by 0.05. The revenue by the firm was 956.83M for the quarter.
The shares of KB Home (KBH) gained by 1.75%, leading to a gain of $0.63 per share, and saw KBH end the trading session at $36.73 on Wednesday 01/15/20. KBH started the trading session at $36.36, before reaching a daily high of $36.74. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $36.26.
The trading volume on Wednesday stood at 1285287, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 1.60 million shares, out of a total 70.30M shares. As the price of the stock climbed, the market valuation of the company gained to 3.36 billion.
The shares of Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (NYSE: FIS) went up by 1.43% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price surge to close at $144.48, which was higher than the previous closing price of $142.45. Over the past one week, the price of FIS has jumped by 3.04%, while it has recorded a gain of 4.55% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw FIS gain 8.79% while its six-month performance saw it surge by 10.63%. The situation is different though over the past one year, as the stock price went up by 37.98%, while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance jumped by 3.88%. The stock price has gone up by +15.57% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -0.36% compared to its 90-day high price.
Let’s take a look at its short, medium and long-term indicators. Composite Indicators shows that Trendspotter rated the stock as a Buy. In the short-term, the stock has a 20-day average volume of 2,909,395 shares, with the short-term indicators averagely rating the stock as a 100% Buy. A look at its medium-term indicators reveals that it has a 50-Day average volume of 3,116,758 shares and the indicators have an average rating of 100% Buy. The last indicators, the long-term see FIS stock with a 100-Day average volume of 3,100,598 shares, giving it an average rating of 100% Buy. A look at the general picture of all short, medium and long-term indicators leaves FIS with an average rating of 100% Buy.
Several brokerage firms sent out their reports FIS stock not long ago. In its report sent out on January 07, 2020, MoffettNathanson lowered its ratings on FIS from a Buy to a Neutral. In an earlier report on December 16, 2019, Morgan Stanley Initiated the stock to a Equal-Weight. Robert W. Baird meanwhile in its report on September 16, 2019 Reiterated its rating of the stock to “Outperform”.
In related news to the company’s stock, around 92.30% shares are being held by institutional investors. In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 1160 institutions currently hold the FIS stock. In the last quarter, a 561,050,002 FIS shares were in the possession of institutions. On the other hand, the company recorded 102 new institutions who bought it their stock, while 128 institutions sold their entire FIS reserve. Of the current institutions investing in the stock, 522 increased their investment while 516 decreased their investment in the stock.