Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact NVR (NVR) Share Price

Media coverage about NVR (NYSE:NVR) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. NVR earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the construction company an impact score of 45.4020058850538 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Shares of NYSE:NVR traded down $177.89 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $2,800.00. 32,589 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 29,191. The company has a market capitalization of $10,312.68, a PE ratio of 19.78, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.97 and a beta of 0.65. The company has a quick ratio of 1.67, a current ratio of 3.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. NVR has a twelve month low of $2,028.99 and a twelve month high of $3,700.00.

NVR (NYSE:NVR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The construction company reported $43.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $48.95 by ($5.54). The firm had revenue of $1.82 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.01 billion. NVR had a return on equity of 38.72% and a net margin of 8.70%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $37.80 EPS. equities analysts anticipate that NVR will post 188.66 earnings per share for the current year.

NVR declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, December 12th that permits the company to buyback $300.00 million in shares. This buyback authorization permits the construction company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company’s leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

Several equities research analysts have commented on NVR shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of NVR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. UBS boosted their target price on shares of NVR from $3,450.00 to $3,750.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of NVR from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, February 12th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $3,119.25.

In other news, Director Eddie Arthur Grier sold 400 shares of NVR stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $2,968.07, for a total transaction of $1,187,228.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Melquiades R. Martinez sold 47 shares of NVR stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3,000.00, for a total value of $141,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 178 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $534,000. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 1,097 shares of company stock valued at $3,373,063 in the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 11.30% of the company’s stock.

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NVR Company Profile

NVR, Inc is engaged in the construction and sale of single-family detached homes, townhomes and condominium buildings. The Company’s segments are Homebuilding Mid Atlantic, Homebuilding North East, Homebuilding Mid East, Homebuilding South East and Mortgage Banking. Its Homebuilding Mid Atlantic segment operates in various geographic regions, which include Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and Washington, District of Columbia (DC).

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