Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. (HOV)

15.25
NYSE : Consumer Durables
Prev Close 15.31
Day Low/High 14.45 / 15.72
52 Wk Low/High 5.15 / 43.25
Avg Volume 234.20K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 5.32M
Market Cap 92.02M
EPS 0.80
P/E Ratio 15.00
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Latest News

The Less the Fed Knows, the Better for Housing

The Less the Fed Knows, the Better for Housing

Trimming the Fed's balance sheet raises questions about what FOMC members know about the economy.

Spring Housing Market Is Set to Surge

Spring Housing Market Is Set to Surge

But not for the reasons you might expect.

What to Watch Wednesday: Express Earnings, ADP Private Payrolls

What to Watch Wednesday: Express Earnings, ADP Private Payrolls

On Wednesday, March 8, investors await quarterly results from retailer Express.

For Bonds It's Déjà vu All Over Again

For Bonds It's Déjà vu All Over Again

There is no pent-up consumer demand, and bond yields are headed south.

There's No Pent-Up Housing Demand

There's No Pent-Up Housing Demand

Consumer confidence is up, but savings is down, which will curb first-time buyers' housing demand.

Homebuilders' Stocks Rising Along With Mortgage Rates, but Why?

Homebuilders' Stocks Rising Along With Mortgage Rates, but Why?

Traders, investors see demand as a function of confidence rather than capacity.

What to Watch Thursday: European Central Bank Decision

What to Watch Thursday: European Central Bank Decision

On Thursday, December 8, investors await a key policy decision from the European Central Bank.

Italy Referendum, ECB Meeting and Costco Earnings in Focus This Week

Italy Referendum, ECB Meeting and Costco Earnings in Focus This Week

The markets will be watching important developments in Europe this week along with earnings reports from major U.S. companies.

Don't Count on Fiscal Stimulus From Trump

Don't Count on Fiscal Stimulus From Trump

Not right away, at least, and that won't help the housing market.

Deteriorating Consumer Confidence Good for Housing

Deteriorating Consumer Confidence Good for Housing

Economic data is signaling that secular deceleration in growth is still well in force.

Looking at Our Homies 

This morning Lennar announced the acquisition of WCI Communities at 1.3x book value.  Here is a chart showing the valuations of the publicly traded homebuilders (Note: Beazer Homes and Hovanian have loads of debt):  Ticker Price/Book Mkt Cap HOV -12...

Bond Market Turbulence Is Normal

Bond Market Turbulence Is Normal

A prevalent strategy appears to be 'shoot first and ask questions later.'

Hovnanian Enterprises Shares Slump on Earnings, Revenue Misses

Hovnanian Enterprises Shares Slump on Earnings, Revenue Misses

Shares of Hovnanian Enterprises were down Friday, after reporting lackluster earnings for its most recent quarter.

Midday Report: Hovnanian Posts Surprise Loss; U.S. Stocks Sell Off

Midday Report: Hovnanian Posts Surprise Loss; U.S. Stocks Sell Off

U.S. stocks sold off as the chances of a September rate hike nearly doubled amid hawkish Fed commentary.

Fiscal Response Pressure Continues to Mount

Fiscal Response Pressure Continues to Mount

Here's how the Fed could support fiscal reform but not expand its balance sheet.

7 Good 'Long-Shot' Stocks

7 Good 'Long-Shot' Stocks

These names combine high risks with high potential rewards.

12 Stocks That Benefit From Rising First-Time Home Buying

12 Stocks That Benefit From Rising First-Time Home Buying

These furniture and appliance names could rise, but some may already be pricey.

2 Homebuilder Stocks Worth Watching

2 Homebuilder Stocks Worth Watching

Next year's homebuying season may be the strongest in a decade.

Rates Eventually Should Rate First-Time Home Buyers' Attention

A potential decline in mortgage rates should provide the push needed to boost the number of new buyers in the housing market.

What a Trump Win Would Mean for Infrastructure, Homebuilders

Could investors find shelter in these 2 stocks?

Paradox of Thrift Can Be Deflating

Stimulus isn't working out the way it's supposed to.

Married or Not, Millennials Will Eventually Want Houses

The picture is changing for the housing market.

Hovnanian Is an Option Play on Management and the Housing Market

This homebuilder is a high-risk, but potentially high-reward play.

How to Go for the Long Ball With Stocks

Hitting a home run with investing requires patience and common sense.

4 Stocks With 'Babe Ruth' Elements That Could Outperform

Don't be surprised to see two energy names among them.

Five Also-Ran Surprises for 2016

Here are five runners-up to my 15 Surprises for 2016: Surprise No. 16: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B) acquires Macy's (M). Surprise No. 17: Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV) files bankruptcy. Surprise No. 18: Subscriber growth resumes at Twitter (TWTR)...

Writing Off 2015: Notice a Few Themes?

Banks, housing, biotechs, gold and other topics will carry over into 2016.

Hanson's Housing Musings

Real estate maven Mark Hanson issues some cautious comments: "An upside surprise in housing data over the next week? With a backdrop of sub-4% mortgage rates and many builder stocks not performing as well as they were expected to, better-than-expect...