Traders Buy Shares of NVR (NVR) on Weakness
Investors purchased shares of NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) on weakness during trading on Tuesday. $57.44 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $34.35 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $23.09 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, NVR had the 26th highest net in-flow for the day. NVR traded down ($54.29) for the day and closed at $3,368.97
A number of equities analysts have issued reports on NVR shares. Wells Fargo & Company restated a “market perform” rating on shares of NVR in a research report on Friday, October 20th. ValuEngine cut shares of NVR from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of NVR from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $3,707.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. UBS started coverage on shares of NVR in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $3,450.00 target price for the company. Finally, MKM Partners reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of NVR in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. NVR currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $3,111.75.
The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36, a quick ratio of 1.44 and a current ratio of 3.60. The firm has a market capitalization of $12,599.47, a PE ratio of 24.75, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.34 and a beta of 0.75.
NVR (NYSE:NVR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 19th. The construction company reported $38.02 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $35.77 by $2.25. The business had revenue of $1.67 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.71 billion. NVR had a net margin of 9.22% and a return on equity of 38.23%. The company’s revenue was up 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $28.46 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that NVR, Inc. will post 147.66 EPS for the current year.
NVR declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, December 12th that permits the company to repurchase $300.00 million in shares. This repurchase authorization permits the construction company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company’s board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.
In related news, Director Timothy M. Donahue sold 326 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $3,266.87, for a total value of $1,064,999.62. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 844 shares in the company, valued at $2,757,238.28. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director William A. Moran sold 4,949 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $3,261.99, for a total transaction of $16,143,588.51. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 26,085 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $85,089,009.15. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 11.30% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in NVR. Broad Run Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in NVR in the second quarter valued at approximately $91,459,000. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in NVR by 8.7% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 379,835 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $915,632,000 after buying an additional 30,517 shares during the period. FMR LLC grew its stake in NVR by 23.3% during the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 150,964 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $363,915,000 after buying an additional 28,513 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in NVR by 9.5% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 309,547 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $746,196,000 after buying an additional 26,827 shares during the period. Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its stake in NVR by 331.9% during the third quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 30,783 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $87,883,000 after buying an additional 23,656 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 78.48% 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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