D.R. Horton stock: buy or sell?

DHI stock price: $32.60 -0.24% At close on April 2nd, 2020

Updated on:
April 2nd, 2020


D.R. Horton shares stayed stable -0.24% to $32.60 today. With Thursday it's been 5 red days in a row. On March 31st DHI plunged a chilling -8.35%. On Mar 26th DHI rocketed an amazing 5.70%.

D.R. Horton, Inc. operates as a homebuilding company in East, Midwest, Southeast, South Central, Southwest, and West America.

Should I buy D.R. Horton stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. That's why is so important to choose your own trading plan that fits your character as inversor. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

Currently, D.R. Horton stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean DHI will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is D.R. Horton stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for DHI stock for the last month.

D.R. Horton stock analysis

Daily outlook

D.R. Horton closed today at $32.60 and stayed steady a lame -0.24%.

Shares of D.R. Horton ended today at $32.60 and stayed stable a lame -0.24%. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed down on Mar 9th, DHI fell $-22.20 per share (-40.51%). On Feb/18, DHI hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on February tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.

DHI stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After boosting an exceptional 14.91% in a week last week, D.R. Horton closed this week at $32.60 and collapsed a hair-raising -11.61%.

Not so far away is the last price record D.R. Horton marked by mid February, but since then it dropped a 47.87%. Since early March, when DHI stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-22.20 per share (-40.51%). Stocks below the 200d moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders. Since late April 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, DHI price slipped $-10.85 per share (-24.97%).

DHI stock chart (weekly)

D.R. Horton stock price history

D.R. Horton stock went public on June 5th, 1992 with a price of $1.031. Since then, DHI stock grew a 3,065.00%, with an average of 113.50% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in D.R. Horton stock in 1992, it would worth $30,650.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

D.R. Horton stock historical price chart

DHI stock reached all-time highs on Feb 18th with a price of $62.54.

D.R. Horton stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. You should not follow the analysts' DHI stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not detected any price forecast for D.R. Horton stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After posting its last earnings report on April, D.R. Horton . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will update this review.
DHI earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw an amazing gain of 14.03% to $16,068.00 M USD. Instead, its profit margin (compared to sales) gained to 9.09%, that is $1,460.30 million.

To have an updated picture of the financial situation of D.R. Horton, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual D.R. Horton TTM sales up to March 2019 were $16,588.10 and income was $1,558.50 M USD. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem D.R. Horton business evolution since September 2018: Annual turnover up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, raised a decent 3.24%. Regarding profit margin, D.R. Horton stayed constant 0.31% to 9.09%

DHI annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$6,260 M-$463 M7.4%-
2014$8,025 M28.19%$534 M6.6%15.30%
2015$10,824 M34.88%$751 M6.9%40.71%
2016$12,157 M12.32%$886 M7.3%18.06%
2017$14,091 M15.90%$1,038 M7.4%17.16%
2018$16,068 M14.03%$1,460 M9.1%40.63%
TTM $16,588 M3.24%$1,559 M9.4%6.72%

Quarterly financial results

D.R. Horton reported $4,128.70 million in sales for 2019-Q1, a 17.33% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $351.30 million with a profit margin of 8.51%. Profit margin remained stable a 0.35% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 8.16%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, D.R. Horton sales marked a pretty good increase and soared a 8.80%.
DHI quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$3,780 M-$289 M7.6%-
2017-Q3$4,159 M10.03%$313 M7.5%8.41%
2017-Q4$3,333 M-19.87%$189 M5.7%-39.58%
2018-Q1$3,795 M13.86%$351 M9.2%85.42%
2018-Q2$4,435 M16.88%$454 M10.2%29.29%
2018-Q3$4,505 M1.57%$466 M10.3%2.73%
2018-Q4$3,519 M-21.89%$287 M8.2%-38.40%
2019-Q1$4,129 M17.33%$351 M8.5%22.32%

D.R. Horton ownership

When you are planning to invest in shares of a stock, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For D.R. Horton, 8.48% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

Bearish positions for DHI stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to D.R. Horton:

Market cap$11.9 B
Total shares366.4 M
Float shares331.8 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)87.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)8.5%
Shares in short selling0.0%

D.R. Horton summary

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
Day range$31.63 - $33.78
Previous close$32.68
Session gain-0.24%
Average true range$4.10
50d mov avg$50.48
100d mov avg$52.22
200d mov avg$50.30
Daily patternlt03a
Weekly pattern

D.R. Horton performance

To measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. In the following table, we compare D.R. Horton performance to :
DHID.R. Horton-38.27%-37.57%-24.19%

D.R. Horton competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as D.R. Horton competitor. This doesn't mean D.R. Horton does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.

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