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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.
TypePublic
Founded1957
HQLos Angeles, US
Websitekbhome.com
Employee Ratings2.9

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)2,005(+5%)
Job Openings50
Revenue (FY, 2018)$4.5 B(+5%)
Share Price (Mar 2019)$23.1 (-1%)

Key People/Management at KB Home

Jeffrey T. Mezger

Jeffrey T. Mezger

President, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board of Directors 25 Years of Service
Jeff Kaminski

Jeff Kaminski

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 8 Years of Service
Matt Mandino

Matt Mandino

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer 7 Years of Service
Albert Z. Praw

Albert Z. Praw

Executive Vice President of Real Estate and Business Development 24 Years of Service
Brian Woram

Brian Woram

Executive Vice President and General Counsel 8 Years of Service
Dan Bridleman

Dan Bridleman

Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Technology & Strategic Sourcing 15 Years of Service
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KB Home Office Locations

KB Home has an office in Los Angeles
Los Angeles, US (HQ)
10990 Wilshire Blvd #1100
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KB Home Financials and Metrics

KB Home Revenue

KB Home's revenue was reported to be $4.53 b in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (FY, 2018)

4.5b

Net income (FY, 2018)

170.4m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

345.7m

Market capitalization (18-Mar-2019)

2.0b

Closing stock price (18-Mar-2019)

23.1

Cash (30-Nov-2018)

575.1m

EV

5.6b
KB Home's current market capitalization is $2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

1.6b2.1b2.4b3.0b3.6b4.4b4.5b

Revenue growth, %

34%14%26%19%21%

General and administrative expense

426.4m444.2m

Operating expense total

426.4m444.2m
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, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

908.4m418.1m525.7m532.5m358.8m560.3m593.0m720.9m575.1m

Accounts Receivable

75.7m152.7m196.1m244.2m292.8m

Inventories

2.3b2.3b3.2b3.3b3.4b3.3b3.6b

Total Assets

3.2b3.2b4.8b5.0b5.1b5.0b5.1b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

40.0m918.3m84.6m105.6m180.6m170.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.9m2.4m3.4m3.6m2.8m2.5m

Inventories

(563.2m)(780.0m)34.9m(98.3m)126.1m(270.1m)

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

EV/EBIT

16.1 x

EV/CFO

25.1 x

Revenue/Employee

2.4m

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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KB Home Online and Social Media Presence

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KB Home News and Updates

KB Home Announces the Grand Opening of Allred Ranch

Homebuilder offers beautiful one- and two-story homes in a commuter friendly Mesa location; priced from the $290,000s.read more

Off-Site Start-Up Entekra Constructs Concept Home of the Future for KB Home

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- California start-up Entekra leveraged its Fully Integrated Off-Site SolutionTM – or FIOSSTM – to fabricate KB Home's prototype smart home of the future, unveiled to the home building industry during this week's International Builders Show in Las...

KB Home Brings Google Partnership to Southern California

LAKE FOREST, Calif.--( )--KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced that the KB Smart Home System will be offered as a standard feature at two of its Orange County communities: Highmark at Ironridge in Lake Forest and Prado at Cadence Park in Irvine. The KB Smart Home System, which leverages the power of …

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Bed Bath & Beyond, KB Home

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KB Home stock gains after builder beats Wall Street quarterly views

KB Home shares rose more than 4% in the extended session Wednesday after the home builder reported fourth-quarter earnings above Wall Street expectations and said it expects to increase the number of homes it builds this year. KB Home said it earned $97 million, or 96 cents a share, in the quarter,…

KB Home Brings Google Partnership to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS--( )--KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced that the home builder will be offering its KB Smart Home System as an included feature at two Henderson communities: Reserves and Landings at Inspirada. The KB Smart Home System, which leverages the power of Google Assistant™ to integrate a curated…
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KB Home Blogs

KB Home to Release 2019 First Quarter Earnings on March 26, 2019

Dateline City: LOS ANGELES LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced that it will release earnings for its first quarter ended February 28, 2019 after the market closes on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. A…

Beginner’s Guide to Xeriscaping

Xeriscaping comes from the Greek word “xeros,” meaning ‘dry.’ It’s a form of landscaping developed in Denver in 1981 during a massive drought. This type of dry landscaping is especially popular in areas where drought conditions are common or where water is expensive. However, it isn’t just for arid …

KB Home Announces the Grand Opening of Meadows at Oakleaf

Dateline City: JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Homebuilder offers stylish one- and two-story homes in a prime Jacksonville location; priced from the low-$200,000s JACKSONVI…

KB Home Announces the Grand Opening of Mason Pointe in Fuquay-Varina

Dateline City: RALEIGH, N.C. Homebuilder debuts new single-family home community with half-acre and larger homesites; pricing begins in the low-$200,000s RALEI…

KB Home ProjeKt

KB Home has unveiled the BUILDER KB Home ProjeKt® concept home, which leverages the latest in smart and sustainable living technologies so consumers can experience "Where Tomorrow Lives™." Language: …

The KB Smart Home System

KB Home has partnered with Google® to offer a smart home system with the Google Assistant. The partnership with Google is the first of its kind in the home building industry. Language: English …
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KB Home Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was KB Home founded?

    KB Home was founded in 1957.

  • Who are KB Home key executives?

    KB Home's key executives are Jeffrey T. Mezger, Jeff Kaminski and Matt Mandino.

  • How many employees does KB Home have?

    KB Home has 2,005 employees.

  • What is KB Home revenue?

    Latest KB Home annual revenue is $4.5 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 #1100, 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.