The real estate investment trust that goes by the name LGI Homes, Inc. can be recognized by the NASDAQ: LGIH on the stock market. On Friday, January 6, the stock analysts working for Wedbush reduced their projections for the amount of money made per share of LGI Homes’ stock during the financial year 2022. J. Mccanless, an analyst at Wedbush, forecasts that the financial services company will earn $13.48 per share in 2018, which is lower than the previous projection, which was $13.79 per share. Wedbush currently gives the company a rating of “Neutral,” and their price objective for the stock is $85.00. The $13.92 per share figure established as the consensus for the earnings forecast for LGI Homes’ entire financial year has been used. In addition, Wedbush forecasts that LGI Homes will generate earnings of $2.05 per share in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2024, $2.66 per share in the second quarter of the fiscal year 2024, $3.71 per share in the third quarter of the fiscal year 2024, $4.35 per share in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2024, and $12.78 per share in the full fiscal year 2024.
LGI Homes (NASDAQ: LGIH) announced the outcomes of its most recent quarterly financial report on November 1, a Tuesday. The financial services company reported quarterly earnings per share of $3.85, which is $0.06 less than the consensus projection of $3.91. The earnings were reported every quarter. The company’s sales for the quarter came in at $547.07 million, which is a number that is significantly lower than the industry experts’ forecast of $650.41 million for the company’s sales. The following is a breakdown of the numbers for LGI Homes: a return on equity of 27.19% and a net margin of 15.43%.
LGIH began trading on Monday at $101.49. The company has a market capitalization valued at $2.36 billion, a P/E ratio currently sitting at 6.03, and a beta value currently sitting at 1.55. The stock price has reached $94.65 according to its simple moving average over the past fifty days, and the price has also reached $94.41 according to its simple moving average over the past two hundred days. During the previous 52 weeks, the price of LGI Homes fluctuated between $71.73 and $145.7, with a low of $71.73. The debt-to-equity ratio presently stands at 0.77, the quick ratio stands at 0.47, and the current ratio stands at 10.89.
The LGIH has been the topic of discussion in many other reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price objective on LGI Homes from $73 to $84 and rated the company as “underweight” in a research note published on Tuesday, November 22. On Wednesday, October 12, StockNews.com made public for the very first time a research report that focused on LGI Homes as the subject of the investigation. They recommended “selling” the stock to prospective buyers. One equity research analyst suggested that investors purchase the stock; three other analysts suggested that investors maintain their current holdings; and two market experts suggested that investors sell their shares. Bloomberg.com reports that the current average rating for LGI Homes is “Hold,” The website also states that the company has an average target price of $99.20.
Recent deals involving the company’s shares involved institutional buyers and sellers. The amount of money that FMR LLC invested in LGI Homes saw a total increase of 484.4% during the second quarter. FMR LLC now holds a total of 1,326,768 shares, with a market cap of $115,296,000. This is due to acquiring an additional 1,099,732 shares during the most recent quarter. During the third quarter, the total value of Dimensional Fund Advisors L.P.’s holdings in LGI Homes grew by 19.2% from the previous quarter’s level. The stock held by the provider of financial services has been transferred to the ownership of Dimensional Fund Advisors L.P., which now has 905,873 shares. After purchasing 145,621 additional shares throughout the period in question, the total value of the company’s stock has been brought up to $73,713,000. In the third quarter, CDAM UK Ltd. increased the amount of LGI Homes stock owned by 3.2%, bringing the total to 100%. CDAM UK Ltd. now has a total of 595,926 shares of the stock held by the financial services provider following the acquisition of an additional 18,268 shares during the most recent quarter. The value of all of the company’s holdings comes to a combined total of $48.491,000. Platinum Investment Management Ltd. increased its holdings in LGI Homes by 730 percent during the second quarter of the current fiscal year. Platinum Investment Management Ltd. now has a total of 414,391 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, which has a value of $36,011,000 after purchasing an additional 174,846 shares during the period in question.
Last but not least, during the third quarter, Ampfield Management L.P. increased the percentage of LGI Homes, which has a holding of 3.9%. This was the company’s third consecutive quarterly increase in this metric. Ampfield Management L.P. now holds a total of 332,994 shares after purchasing an additional 12,362 shares during the period. This brings the total number of shares of stock held by the financial services provider to 332,994. The value of these shares as of right now is $27,096,000 in total. Institutional investors currently hold ownership interests in 87.44% of the company’s total shares, which have a market value of $27,096,000.
In other news, company director Steven Randal Smith sold 991 company stock on December 22. The transaction took place. This sale was mentioned in connection with the other news. The sale of the shares occurred at a price that worked out to an average of $95.27 per share, which resulted in a transaction worth a total of 94,412.57 dollars. Because of the transaction, the director now has direct ownership of 1,490 shares of the company. The total value of these shares is $141,952.30. The Securities and Exchange Commission was given legal documentation about the transaction, which can be viewed entirely by following the link provided in the previous sentence. The documentation was provided to the SEC. Individuals employed by the company hold a total of 12.50% of the company’s shares.