The company is expected to report earnings of $0.15/share on revenue of $167 million. The consensus earnings per share (EPS) of $0.15/share is based on a poll of 5 analysts and represents a growth of 87.5% over the same quarter last year when the company reported earnings of $0.08/share.
The revenue forecast of $167 million based on a poll of 4 analysts implies a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 333.8%. Last year the company reported $38.5 million in revenue for the quarter.
|Metric||Expected||Prior Year||YoY Change|
Earnings Call Trends
Management has been great at managing analyst expectations historically. The company has a perfect record over the last 3 tracked quarters of exceeding earnings guidance.
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In the following table, we summarize the company’s stock price movements after earnings releases. The “Price Day Prior” column shows the closing stock price on the day before the earnings report, and the “Price Next Day” column shows the stock price at the end of the trading day after the earnings report. After the last earnings report for the period ending September 30, 2019, the stock price reacted by increasing by 3.2%.
|Report Date||Price Day Prior||Price Next Day||Change %||Result|
Fundamentals And Technical Analysis
Forestar is currently trading at $22.64/share, up 2.0% for the day. The company is trading at approximately 98.4% of its 52-week high of $23/share. The company’s stock price is up 16.4% since the last earnings report and up 14.0% over the previous week.
The company’s 14 Day Relative Price Index (RSI) of 68.24 suggests the company is trading in technically neutral territory. The RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30.
The current share price implies a price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple of 29.3x and a forward P/E multiple of 23.0x. Forestar’s current share price also implies a price-to-book (P/B) multiple of 1.3x. The following table summarizes some other key fundamental ratios:
|Last Fiscal Period||FY2019.Q4|
|Period End Date||September 30, 2019|
|Stock Price (Current)||$22.64|
|P/E Ratio (Fwd)||23.0x|
|Total Debt to Capital (%)||30.2%|
|Levered Free Cash Flow||-$392.1 million|
|Enterprise Value / EBITDA||25.9x|
Company Profile: Forestar Group Inc.
Forestar Group Inc. is a small-cap stock with a market capitalization of $1.065 billion and a total enterprise value of $1.144 billion. The company operates in the Real Estate sector and the Real Estate Management & Development industry.
Forestar Group Inc. operates as a real estate lot development company. It engages in the acquisition, entitlement, and development of infrastructure for single-family residential communities. Forestar Group Inc. sells residential lots primarily to homebuilders.
The company was incorporated in 1955 and is headquartered in Arlington, Texas. Forestar Group Inc. operates as a subsidiary of D.R. Horton, Inc.