Lyon William Homes (WLH) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.09

Press coverage about Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lyon William Homes earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 45.2029764052292 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Lyon William Homes (NYSE WLH) traded up 0.09% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $23.17. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 197,333 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $740.19 million, a PE ratio of 19.94 and a beta of 1.74. Lyon William Homes has a 1-year low of $15.60 and a 1-year high of $25.18. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $23.32 and a 200 day moving average price of $22.79.

Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 7th. The construction company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $422.69 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $424.86 million. Lyon William Homes had a return on equity of 7.72% and a net margin of 3.01%. The firm’s revenue was up 29.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.38 EPS. On average, analysts predict that Lyon William Homes will post $1.96 EPS for the current year.

A number of research firms have commented on WLH. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Lyon William Homes from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $27.50 price objective (up previously from $27.00) on shares of Lyon William Homes in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Lyon William Homes from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Lyon William Homes has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $24.83.

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In related news, major shareholder Gmt Capital Corp sold 14,178 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.37, for a total transaction of $331,339.86. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 3,934,039 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $91,938,491.43. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, major shareholder Paulson Property Management Ii sold 3,322,666 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.81, for a total value of $79,112,677.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 3,544,366 shares of company stock worth $84,308,201. 21.33% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Lyon William Homes Company Profile

William Lyon Homes is primarily engaged in the design, construction and sale of single family detached and attached homes in California, Arizona and Nevada. The Company conducts its homebuilding operations through four reportable operating segments: Southern California, Norther

Lyon William Homes (NYSE WLH) traded up 0.09% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $23.17. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 197,333 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $740.19 million, a PE ratio of 19.94 and a beta of 1.74. Lyon William Homes has a 1-year low of $15.60 and a 1-year high of $25.18. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $23.32 and a 200 day moving average price of $22.79.

Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 7th. The construction company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $422.69 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $424.86 million. Lyon William Homes had a return on equity of 7.72% and a net margin of 3.01%. The firm’s revenue was up 29.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.38 EPS. On average, analysts predict that Lyon William Homes will post $1.96 EPS for the current year.

A number of research firms have commented on WLH. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Lyon William Homes from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $27.50 price objective (up previously from $27.00) on shares of Lyon William Homes in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Lyon William Homes from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Lyon William Homes has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $24.83.

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In related news, major shareholder Gmt Capital Corp sold 14,178 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.37, for a total transaction of $331,339.86. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 3,934,039 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $91,938,491.43. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, major shareholder Paulson Property Management Ii sold 3,322,666 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.81, for a total value of $79,112,677.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 3,544,366 shares of company stock worth $84,308,201. 21.33% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Lyon William Homes Company Profile

William Lyon Homes is primarily engaged in the design, construction and sale of single family detached and attached homes in California, Arizona and Nevada. The Company conducts its homebuilding operations through four reportable operating segments: Southern California, Northern California, Arizona and Nevada.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH)

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