Dudley & Shanley LLC cut its position in shares of D. R. Horton Inc (NYSE:DHI) by 25.0% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 715,800 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 238,300 shares during the period. D. R. Horton accounts for approximately 8.2% of Dudley & Shanley LLC’s holdings, making the stock its largest holding. Dudley & Shanley LLC’s holdings in D. R. Horton were worth $36,556,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. AXA boosted its holdings in D. R. Horton by 2.1% during the 2nd quarter. AXA now owns 24,500 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $847,000 after acquiring an additional 500 shares during the period. Laurion Capital Management LP purchased a new stake in D. R. Horton during the 2nd quarter valued at about $342,000. Profund Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in D. R. Horton by 22.4% during the 2nd quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 9,626 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $333,000 after acquiring an additional 1,762 shares during the period. ProShare Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in D. R. Horton by 1.4% during the 2nd quarter. ProShare Advisors LLC now owns 81,033 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $2,801,000 after acquiring an additional 1,111 shares during the period. Finally, New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its holdings in D. R. Horton by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 823,505 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $28,469,000 after acquiring an additional 5,999 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 83.40% of the company’s stock.

DHI has been the subject of several analyst reports. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 target price on shares of D. R. Horton in a report on Monday, September 25th. KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 target price on shares of D. R. Horton in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Bank of America increased their target price on D. R. Horton from $43.00 to $55.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 6th. Citigroup restated a “neutral” rating and set a $42.00 target price (up from $34.00) on shares of D. R. Horton in a report on Monday, October 9th. Finally, JMP Securities set a $45.00 target price on D. R. Horton and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $50.00.

D. R. Horton Inc (NYSE DHI) traded up $0.89 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $52.37. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,770,712 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,439,714. D. R. Horton Inc has a 1-year low of $28.33 and a 1-year high of $53.32. The company has a current ratio of 6.93, a quick ratio of 1.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. The stock has a market cap of $19,690.00, a PE ratio of 19.11, a P/E/G ratio of 1.47 and a beta of 1.32.

D. R. Horton (NYSE:DHI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The construction company reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.86 by ($0.04). D. R. Horton had a return on equity of 14.13% and a net margin of 7.37%. The business had revenue of $4.07 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.75 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 11.4% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts forecast that D. R. Horton Inc will post 3.5 EPS for the current year.

In other D. R. Horton news, COO Michael J. Murray sold 7,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.23, for a total value of $337,610.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 56,304 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,715,541.92. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, CFO Bill W. Wheat sold 19,677 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.65, for a total value of $976,963.05. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 100,081 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,969,021.65. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 28,677 shares of company stock valued at $1,410,293. Company insiders own 6.74% of the company’s stock.

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About D. R. Horton

D.R. Horton, Inc is a homebuilding company. The Company constructed and sold homes in 27 states and 79 markets, as of September 30, 2015. The Company’s segments include its 39 homebuilding divisions, its financial services operations and its other business activities. In the homebuilding segment, the Company builds and sells single-family detached homes and attached homes, such as town homes, duplexes, triplexes and condominiums.

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