KB Home is one of the largest and most recognized homebuilders in the United States and an industry leader in sustainability, building innovative and highly energy- and water-efficient new homes. Founded in 1957 and the first NYSE-listed homebuilder (ticker symbol: KBH), the company has built nearly 600,000 homes for families from coast to coast. Distinguished by its personalized homebuilding approach, KB Home lets each buyer choose their lot location, floor plan, décor choices, design features and other special touches that matter most to them.

Employee Rating

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TypePublic
HQLos Angeles, US
Founded1957
Size (employees)1,915 (est)
Websitekbhome.com
KB Home was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, US
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KB Home Office Locations

KB Home has an office in Los Angeles
Los Angeles, (HQ)
10990 Wilshire Blvd
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KB Home Financials and Metrics

KB Home Revenue

KB Home's revenue was reported to be $4.36 b in FY, 2017 which is a 21.2% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

1.2b

Net income (Q3, 2018)

87.5m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

105.6m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

1.8b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

20.0

Cash (31-Aug-2018)

355.0m
KB Home's current market capitalization is $1.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

1.6b2.1b2.4b3.0b3.6b4.4b

Revenue growth, %

34%14%26%19%21%

General and administrative expense

426.4m

Operating expense total

426.4m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

545.8m448.3m562.4m586.2m577.9m620.8m840.2m675.7m808.5m910.0m816.0m1.0b1.1b869.2m2.0b1.2b

General and administrative expense

63.5m61.3m71.5m72.9m71.1m78.5m95.1m87.9m93.8m98.1m92.9m103.9m109.1m95.7m209.0m114.8m

Operating expense total

63.5m61.3m71.5m72.9m71.1m78.5m95.1m87.9m93.8m98.1m92.9m103.9m109.1m95.7m209.0m114.8m

EBIT

36.0m17.7m34.3m33.9m14.4m17.9m36.0m19.0m25.9m51.5m25.3m49.6m76.7m44.0m118.2m105.6m
Annual
usdY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013Y, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

908.4m418.1m525.7m532.5m358.8m560.3m593.0m720.9m

Accounts Receivable

75.7m152.7m196.1m244.2m

Inventories

2.3b2.3b3.2b3.3b3.4b3.3b

Total Assets

3.2b3.2b4.8b5.0b5.1b5.0b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

40.0m918.3m84.6m105.6m180.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.9m2.4m3.4m3.6m2.8m

Inventories

(563.2m)(780.0m)34.9m(98.3m)126.1m

Accounts Payable

Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

11.8m10.6m(37.2m)(65.5m)(7.8m)(17.4m)(40.6m)13.1m28.7m68.1m14.3m46.0m96.2m(71.3m)(13.9m)73.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.4m467.0k1.0m1.7m805.0k1.6m2.5m900.0k1.8m2.8m802.0k1.5m2.2m628.0k1.3m1.9m

Inventories

(491.0m)(205.0m)(579.2m)(784.5m)(20.4m)(116.7m)(72.5m)(150.3m)(220.1m)(265.5m)(36.9m)(100.5m)(95.8m)(135.3m)(152.8m)(370.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(401.5m)(221.1m)(554.5m)(716.7m)(48.9m)(135.9m)(22.1m)(143.3m)(167.5m)(102.6m)(77.0m)(64.6m)103.3m(141.7m)(19.4m)(49.5m)
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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KB Home Online and Social Media Presence

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KB Home News and Updates

KB Home shares crater toward worst day since 1992

KB Home shares fell 19 percent on Thursday, headed for its worst day of trading since August 1992.

KB Home Continues Exclusive, Strategic Collaboration with Whirlpool Corporation

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation announced today the extension of its exclusive appliance collaboration with KB Home, one of the nation's largest homebuilders, for the next three years. This agreement builds on more than 25 years of collaboration...

KB Home shares up more than 7% in premarket trades

KB Home shares up more than 7% in premarket trades

KB Home rallies more than 4% on company's earnings beat

Shares of KB Home rose more than 4% in the extended session Tuesday after the home builder reported third-quarter per-share earnings well above Wall Street expectations. KB Home said it earned $87.5 million, or 87 cents a share, in the quarter, compared with $50.2 billion, or 51 cents a share, in t…
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KB Home Blogs

3 Holiday Gift Guides for Everyone on Your List

If you’re shopping for a homebody this holiday season (or you are one yourself!), we’re here to help you make the perfect gift selection. From smart to sleek to artistically inclined, the products on the following three lists are sure to make any home sparkle and shine – and some of these great gift…

KB Home Announces the Grand Opening of Marbella Ranch

Dateline City: GLENDALE, Ariz. Homebuilder offers beautiful new homes in highly sought-after Phoenix-area community; priced from the low-$200,000s GLENDALE, Ar…

KB Home Announces the Grand Opening of Peralta Canyon

Dateline City: GOLD CANYON, Ariz. Homebuilder offers beautiful single-story homes in Gold Canyon neighborhood; priced from the low-$200,000s GOLD CANYON, Ariz.…

KB Home Names Brian Kunec Regional General Manager of Las Vegas and Seattle Divisions

Dateline City: LAS VEGAS LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced the promotion of Brian Kunec to regional general manager of the home builder’s Las Vegas and Seattle divisions. In…

KB Home Announces the Grand Opening of Sierra in Vista

Dateline City: VISTA, Calif. Homebuilder debuts gated community of elegant new townhomes in desirable San Diego County location; priced from the low-$500,000s …

National homebuilder scoops up local company

Subtitle: KB Home takes ownership of Jacksonville-based Landon Homes National homebuilder scoops up local company News Organization: …
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KB Home Company Life and Culture

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KB Home Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was KB Home founded?

    KB Home was founded in 1957.

  • How many employees does KB Home have?

    KB Home has 1,915 employees.

  • What is KB Home revenue?

    Latest KB Home annual revenue is $4.4 b.

  • What is KB Home revenue per employee?

    Latest KB Home revenue per employee is $2.3 m.

  • Who are KB Home competitors?

    Competitors of KB Home include PulteGroup, Whitestone REIT and Acorn.

  • Where is KB Home headquarters?

    KB Home headquarters is located at 10990 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles.

  • Where are KB Home offices?

    KB Home has an office in Los Angeles.

  • How many offices does KB Home have?

    KB Home has 1 office.