William Lyon Homes (WLH) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.21
News headlines about William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. William Lyon Homes earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the construction company an impact score of 48.2418349566895 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate William Lyon Homes (WLH) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $549.78 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- William Lyon Homes (WLH) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.64 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH) Is Trading At A 45.81% Discount (finance.yahoo.com)
- Critical Survey: KB Home (KBH) & William Lyon Homes (WLH) (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of NYSE WLH traded down $0.03 during trading on Monday, hitting $20.68. The company had a trading volume of 10,324 shares, compared to its average volume of 416,372. The company has a quick ratio of 0.15, a current ratio of 5.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.47. William Lyon Homes has a 12 month low of $19.77 and a 12 month high of $32.95. The company has a market capitalization of $807.75 million, a P/E ratio of 9.37 and a beta of 1.58.
Several research firms have recently issued reports on WLH. ValuEngine cut William Lyon Homes from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 21st. Zacks Investment Research cut William Lyon Homes from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 26th. Wedbush set a $35.00 price target on William Lyon Homes and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 10th. Finally, Citigroup reduced their price target on William Lyon Homes from $29.00 to $27.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, June 20th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. William Lyon Homes currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $30.50.
In related news, major shareholder Gmt Capital Corp sold 10,790 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.75, for a total transaction of $256,262.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Company insiders own 22.13% of the company’s stock.
About William Lyon Homes
William Lyon Homes, together with its subsidiaries, designs, constructs, markets, and sells single-family detached and attached homes in California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Washington, and Oregon. It sells its homes primarily to entry-level, and first-time and second-time move-up homebuyers, as well as to luxury home and active adult markets under the Village Homes and Polygon Northwest Homes brands through in-house commissioned sales personnel and outside brokers.
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