D.R. Horton Inc. (DHI - Free Report) is one of the leading national homebuilders. The company offers a diversified line of homes across various price points through its multi-brand platform. While its Express brand caters to entry-level buyers looking for affordability, its high-end brand, Emerald, targets luxury buyers. Moreover, the company enjoys one of the broadest geographic diversities in the industry.
Investors should note the recent earnings estimate for DHI has moved up 0.5% over the last 60 days for the current fiscal year. DHI posted positive earnings surprises in two of the past four quarters, with an average surprise of 2.9%.
Currently, DHI has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), but that could definitely change following D.R. Horton’ earnings report which was just released. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.
D.R. Horton, Inc. Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise
We have highlighted some of the key stats from this just-revealed announcement below:
Earnings: DHI reported fiscal second quarter adjusted earnings of 93 cents per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 86 cents.
Revenues: DHI reported total revenue (homebuilding, Forestar and financial services) of $4.13 billion, surpassing the consensus estimate of $4.03 billion.
Key Stats to Note: Net sales orders increased 6% in terms of units and 4% in terms of value during the quarter.
Check back later for our full write up on this DHI earnings report later!
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