The stock of D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) is now priced at $69.7 and the shares are 1.32 points up or 1.93% higher compared to its previous closing price of $68.38. The stock had 4.517 million contracts set over the past session. DHI shares’ daily volume is compared to its average trading volume at 3.965 million shares. However, it has a float of 333 million and although its performance was 2.02% over the week, it’s one to watch. Analysts have given the DHI stock a yearly average price target of $75.19 per share. It means the stock’s upside potential is 7.88% with the DHI share price recently placing at $68.22 to $71.83. However, some brokerage firms have priced the stock below the average, including one that has called $58.
The shorts are running away from the D.R. Horton, Inc. stock, with the latest data on short interest released on July 31, 2020, showing that short interest numbers in the DHI shares have declined. Short interest in the stock represents just 1.76% of its float, but the volume has dropped by 0.
In the last trading session, D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) raised by $1.38 over the week and gained $12.79 on its 20-day. The stock’s high in the recent session is lower when compared to its 52-week high of $71.83. The stock recorded its established 52-week high on 08/10/20.
Since 03/18/20, the stock has traded to a low of $25.51 at 173.23%, an encouraging piece of data likely to interest most investors out to exploit the stock’s recent surge. The stock has a beta allocation of 1.74. Being above 1 means that the stock’s volatility is higher than the market and traders are keenly watching it.
Looking at current readings, D.R. Horton, Inc.’s two-week RSI is 70.87. This suggests that the stock is oversold at the moment and that DHI shares’ price movement remains not stable. The stochastic readings are equally revealing at 74.87% meaning the DHI share price is currently in oversold territory.
The technical chart shows that the DHI stock will likely settle at between $71.61 and $73.53 per share. However, if the stock dips below $68, then its market would become much weaker. Any downside could see the stock price sliding to levels as low as $66.31.
Currently, the stock is trading in the green of MACD, with a reading of 0.98. Investors always pay attention to any move above or below the zero-line, mainly because the indicator points to the position of the stock’s short-term average relative to its long-term measure. A MACD -a reading above the zero line means that the short-term is above the long-term average. This scenario implies that there is an upward momentum. The opposite is true when the MACD falls below the zero-line.
Analysts at Susquehanna cut their recommendation for DHI from Positive to Neutral in July 21 review. JMP Securities analysts see the stock as a Mkt Outperform with a target price of $70 in a flash note released to investors on July 14 resuming covering the stock. JP Morgan seeing the stock struggling downgraded it from Overweight to Neutral on June 11.
The average rating for the DHI equity is 2.05 and is currently gathering a bullish momentum. Of 20 analysts tracking D.R. Horton, Inc. polled by Reuters, 7 rated DHI as a hold. The remaining 13 analysts were split evenly. However, the split wasn’t equal as a majority (13) rated it as a buy or strong buy. 0 analyst advised investors against buying the stock or to sell if they own any of the stock.
Elsewhere, the DHI stock price is 10.64X ahead of its 12-month Consensus earnings per share estimates. The stocks P/S ratio currently stands at 12.6 above the group’s average of 12.3. D.R. Horton, Inc. has its P/E ratio at 2.3, which means that the stock is currently trading at a premium relative to the 1.9 industry average.
Zacks Consensus Estimate forecasts that the current-quarter revenues for D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) will increase by about 6.12%, which will see them reach $5720 million. The company’s full-year revenues are, however, expected to increase by about 11.54%, up from $17590 million to $19620 million. DHI’s expected adjusted earnings should surge almost 26.67% to end up at $1.71 per share, while for the fiscal year, analysts project the company’s earnings to grow by about 36.13% to record $5.84/share.