HOVNANIAN ENTERPRISES

(NYSE: HOV)
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HOVNANIAN ENTERPRISES: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
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HOVNANIAN ENTERPRISES, a small-cap value company in the capital goods sector, is expected to underperform the market over the next six months with above average risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated moderately compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly lower than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a small company like HOV

Con

The price-to-earnings multiple is higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very low. Very negative

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: A

The most recent quarterly earnings report was significantly higher than analysts’ consensus forecast. Positive

Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated moderately compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for HOV. Negative

OWNERSHIP
Grade: C

Insider trading information is unavailable or inconsistent.

Shares are neither being accumulated heavily nor sold heavily by financial institutions. Neutral for a small company like HOV

VALUATION
Grade: F

The price-to-earnings multiple is higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly lower than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a small company like HOV

The ratio of HOV's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is above the average of all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

TECHNICAL
Grade: D

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very low. Very negative

Previous day's closing price for HOV was close to its 50-day moving average. Neutral

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