Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) CFO Colin T. Severn sold 7,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.26, for a total transaction of $219,450.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Lyon William Homes (WLH) traded up $0.41 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $29.84. 548,054 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 327,269. Lyon William Homes has a fifty-two week low of $16.37 and a fifty-two week high of $30.79. The company has a quick ratio of 0.30, a current ratio of 10.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.33. The stock has a market cap of $935.61, a PE ratio of 15.38 and a beta of 1.79.

Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The construction company reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.04. Lyon William Homes had a net margin of 3.61% and a return on equity of 9.33%. The business had revenue of $490.34 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $486.57 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.34 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 43.1% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Lyon William Homes will post 2.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts recently commented on WLH shares. UBS started coverage on shares of Lyon William Homes in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $25.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Lyon William Homes from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 12th. Wedbush reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $27.00 price objective (up from $22.00) on shares of Lyon William Homes in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Zelman & Associates raised shares of Lyon William Homes from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $27.88.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. State of Alaska Department of Revenue lifted its stake in Lyon William Homes by 79.3% in the 2nd quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 4,663 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $112,000 after purchasing an additional 2,063 shares in the last quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP purchased a new stake in Lyon William Homes in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $122,000. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan purchased a new stake in Lyon William Homes in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $133,000. Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its stake in Lyon William Homes by 17.6% in the 2nd quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 5,896 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $142,000 after purchasing an additional 884 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its stake in Lyon William Homes by 61.9% in the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 6,810 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $164,000 after purchasing an additional 2,603 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 98.09% of the company’s stock.

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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.

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