Sizing Up EPS Growth & Performance on Shares of PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM)

PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) is anticipated to report earnings of 29.29% per share for next year, according to research brokerages covering the stock. Analysts are expecting an EPS change of 28.10% for the current year. Wall Street analysts polled by Thomson Reuters have a current recommendation of 2.60 on a consensus basis for the stock. The same analysts see shares reaching $26.07 within the next year on a consensus basis.

RECENT PERFORMANCE

Let’s take a look at how the stock has been performing recently.  Over the past twelve months, PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM)’s stock was 38.41%.  Over the last week of the month, it was 2.66%, 11.82% over the last quarter, and  19.21% for the past six months.

Over the past 50 days, PulteGroup, Inc. stock’s -2.31% off of the high and 9.46% removed from the low.  Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here.  -2.31% (High), 43.58%, (Low). 

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS

Earnings Per Share (EPS) is the earnings made by a company divided by their number of shares.  EPS enables the earnings of a company to easily be compared to their competitors. The higher the number, the more profit per dollar is being made on investor capital.  PulteGroup, Inc.’s EPS for the trailing 12 months is 1.80.  Their EPS should be compared to other companies in the Industrial Goods sector.

Technical analysts have little regard for the value of a company. They use historic price data to observe stock price patterns to predict the direction of that price going forward.  Analysts use common formulas and ratios to accomplish this.

PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM)’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 57.00.  RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions.

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