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William Lyon Homes and subsidiaries are primarily engaged in the design, construction and sale of single family detached and attached homes in California, Arizona and Nevada. Since the founding of the Company’s predecessor in 1956, the Company has sold over 72,000 homes. The Company conducts its homebuilding operations through four reportable operating segments (Southern California, Northern California, Arizona and Nevada) including wholly-owned projects, projects being developed in joint ventures and projects being built and marketed on a “fee basis”. For 2009, approximately 62% of the home closings of the Company were derived from its California operations. For the year ended December 31, 2009, on a consolidated basis the Company had revenues from home sales of $253.9 million and delivered 915 homes, which includes $5.6 million of revenue and 17 homes from consolidated joint ventures. The Company recorded $34.1 million of revenue on 176 delivered homes for the year ended December 31, 2009 related to homes built and marketed on a “fee basis.”

TypePublic
Founded1956
HQNewport Beach, CA, US
Websitelyonhomes.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Overall CultureC

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)870(+36%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)$2.1 B(+17%)
Share Price (Feb 2020)$24.4 (+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at William Lyon Homes

William H. Lyon

William H. Lyon

Director
Sheryl Palmer

Sheryl Palmer

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Dave Cone

Dave Cone

EVP, Chief Financial Officer
Erik Heuser

Erik Heuser

EVP, Chief Corporate Operations Officer
Tawn Kelley

Tawn Kelley

EVP & President, Mortgage Operations
Darrell Sherman

Darrell Sherman

EVP, Chief Legal Officer
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William Lyon Homes Office Locations

William Lyon Homes has offices in Newport Beach, Bellevue, Englewood, Katy and in 5 other locations
Newport Beach, CA, US (HQ)
4695 MacArthur Ct
Bellevue, WA, US
11624 SE 5th St
Englewood, CO, US
400 Inverness Pkwy #350
Katy, TX, US
2002 W Grand Pkwy N #210
Las Vegas, NV, US
1980 Festival Plaza Dr #500
Newport Beach, CA, US
680 Newport Center Dr 3rd floor
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William Lyon Homes Financials and Metrics

William Lyon Homes Revenue

William Lyon Homes's revenue was reported to be $2.09 b in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2019)

464.8m

Gross profit (Q3, 2019)

70.1m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2019), %

15.1%

Market capitalization (5-Feb-2020)

945.0m

Closing stock price (5-Feb-2020)

24.4

Cash (30-Sept-2019)

42.1m

EV

1.5b
William Lyon Homes's current market capitalization is $945 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

572.5m1.1b1.4b1.8b2.1b

Revenue growth, %

197%27%

Cost of goods sold

880.7m1.2b

Gross profit

225.8m243.7m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2011Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

63.1m150.8m150.0m179.8m206.9m197.2m254.7m251.7m264.4m325.7m342.7m258.9m422.7m490.3m373.4m519.5m534.7m455.9m465.5m464.8m

Cost of goods sold

106.2m129.6m154.1m200.2m202.1m394.7m

Gross profit

43.7m50.2m43.1m54.4m49.7m70.1m

Gross profit Margin, %

29%28%22%21%20%15%
Annual
USDFY, 2012Y, 2013FY, 2013Y, 2014FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

171.7m171.7m52.8m52.8m50.2m42.6m182.7m33.8m

Accounts Receivable

20.8m21.3m14.8m50.0k10.2m13.5m

Inventories

Goodwill

14.2m60.9m60.9m66.9m66.9m123.7m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2011Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Cash

34.6m69.9m74.4m151.0m102.8m35.1m29.5m60.6m26.4m35.8m39.8m40.7m39.5m32.6m43.6m50.5m49.2m50.8m45.7m35.5m42.1m

Accounts Receivable

17.8m12.6m13.3m21.7m22.3m21.9m19.8m21.4m20.7m23.8m6.1m6.7m8.1m9.0m8.3m9.7m14.0m14.2m10.6m15.4m16.1m12.6m

PP&E

1.1m

Goodwill

14.2m14.2m14.2m14.2m14.2m63.1m60.9m60.9m66.9m66.9m66.9m66.9m66.9m66.9m66.9m118.9m118.9m118.9m123.7m123.7m123.7m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

135.6m(6.9m)60.3m68.0m57.8m115.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

3.8m2.7m2.0m2.0m7.7m

Inventories

52.9m(199.4m)

Accounts Payable

(1.6m)7.7m24.1m(1.6m)(15.5m)60.3m
USDQ2, 2011

Financial Leverage

682.1 x
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William Lyon Homes Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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William Lyon Homes Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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William Lyon Homes Online and Social Media Presence

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William Lyon Homes Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    85/100

  • Compensation

    C

    67/100

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William Lyon Homes News and Updates

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Investigates William Lyon Homes

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of William Lyon Homes ("WLH" or the "Company") (NYSE: WLH) in connection with the proposed acquisition of the Company by Taylor...

UPDATE 1-Taylor Morrison to buy William Lyon Homes for over $800 mln

Taylor Morrison Home Corp on Wednesday agreed to buy smaller rival William Lyon Homes for more than $800 million in cash and stock, creating the fifth-biggest homebuilder in the United States.

Taylor Morrison to buy William Lyon Homes in $2.4 bln deal

Taylor Morrison Home Corp on Wednesday agreed to buy smaller rival William Lyon Homes in a $2.4 billion cash and stock deal including debt, creating the United States' fifth-biggest homebuilder. (Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Bernard Orr)

Taylor Morrison to acquire smaller rival homebuilder William Lyon Homes for $2.4 billion

Taylor Morrison, the nation's seventh-largest homebuilder by revenue, says it will buy William Lyon Homes, which has a large footprint in the West.

William Lyon Homes Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was William Lyon Homes founded?

    William Lyon Homes was founded in 1956.

  • Who are William Lyon Homes key executives?

    William Lyon Homes's key executives are William H. Lyon, Sheryl Palmer and Dave Cone.

  • How many employees does William Lyon Homes have?

    William Lyon Homes has 870 employees.

  • What is William Lyon Homes revenue?

    Latest William Lyon Homes annual revenue is $2.1 b.

  • What is William Lyon Homes revenue per employee?

    Latest William Lyon Homes revenue per employee is $2.4 m.

  • Who are William Lyon Homes competitors?

    Competitors of William Lyon Homes include Glenveagh Properties, Mudajaya and Realia Business.

  • Where is William Lyon Homes headquarters?

    William Lyon Homes headquarters is located at 4695 MacArthur Ct, Newport Beach.

  • Where are William Lyon Homes offices?

    William Lyon Homes has offices in Newport Beach, Bellevue, Englewood, Katy and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does William Lyon Homes have?

    William Lyon Homes has 10 offices.