News coverage about NVR (NYSE:NVR) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NVR earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 45.4496445209492 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
Several analysts have issued reports on NVR shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of NVR from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 28th. ValuEngine raised shares of NVR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. Finally, UBS raised their price target on shares of NVR from $3,450.00 to $3,750.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $3,119.25.
Shares of NYSE NVR traded down $63.22 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $3,122.00. 32,916 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 28,584. The stock has a market cap of $11,731.46, a P/E ratio of 22.47, a P/E/G ratio of 1.11 and a beta of 0.63. NVR has a 52 week low of $2,028.99 and a 52 week high of $3,700.00. The company has a quick ratio of 1.67, a current ratio of 3.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37.
NVR (NYSE:NVR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The construction company reported $43.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $48.95 by ($5.54). NVR had a return on equity of 38.72% and a net margin of 8.70%. The company had revenue of $1.82 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.01 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $37.80 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts anticipate that NVR will post 188.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
NVR announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback program on Tuesday, December 12th that authorizes the company to repurchase $300.00 million in shares. This repurchase authorization authorizes the construction company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often an indication that the company’s board believes its shares are undervalued.
In related news, Director Melquiades R. Martinez sold 47 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3,000.00, for a total value of $141,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 178 shares in the company, valued at approximately $534,000. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director William Grady Rosier sold 650 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3,145.90, for a total value of $2,044,835.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 1,862 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,857,665.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 1,097 shares of company stock valued at $3,373,063. Corporate insiders own 11.30% of the company’s stock.
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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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