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KB Home (KBH) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review


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Price $125.00
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Publisher GlobalData
Date of Report Aug 12, 2010
Quick Overview
KB Home is engaged in construction and selling of homes in the US. It builds various types of homes including attached and detached single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums. KB Home’s target customer groups include first-time, first move-up, and adult buyers. The company through a joint venture agreement with CWB Venture Management Corporation, operates KB Home Mortgage, LLC which offers mortgage banking services to its home buyers. Additionally, KB Home through its operating subsidiary, KB Home Mortgage Company, provides title and insurance services to its home buyers.

KB Home Key Recent Developments . .

Nov 23, 2010: EPA Recognizes Nation’s First WaterSense Labeled Homes Program
Jul 13, 2010: City Of Lancaster, BYD And KB Home Provide Look Into The Future Of Energy Efficiency
Apr 07, 2010: KB Home Releases 2009 Sustainability Report
Apr 07, 2010: KB Home To Open Efficient Homes In Redwood Shores
Mar 10, 2010: KB Home To Pre-wire Homes To Accommodate EV Charging Stations

This comprehensive SWOT profile of KB Home provides you an in-depth strategic analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including,

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Note*: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

Key benefits of buying this profile include,

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
KB Home - Key Facts 5
KB Home - Key Employees 6
KB Home - Key Employee Biographies 7
KB Home - Major Products and Services 8
KB Home - History 9
KB Home - Company Statement 11
KB Home - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 – Company Analysis 14
KB Home - Business Description 14
KB Home - SWOT Analysis 15
SWOT Analysis - Overview 15
KB Home - Strengths 15
Strength - High Standards for Customer Satisfaction 15
Strength - Strong Position in Domestic Market 15
Strength - KBnxt Operational Business Model 15
KB Home - Weaknesses 16
Weakness - Litigations 16
Weakness - Weak Operational Performance 16
KB Home - Opportunities 16
Opportunity - Economic Stimulus Bill 16
Opportunity - Innovative Services 16
KB Home - Threats 17
Threat - Intense Competition 17
Threat - Liability of Contractors 17
Threat - Slowdown of the US Economy 17
Threat - Shrinking Supply of Skilled Craft Professionals 17
KB Home - Key Competitors 18
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 19
Performance Chart 21
Financial Performance 21
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 23
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 24
Jul 13, 2010: City Of Lancaster, BYD And KB Home Provide Look Into The Future Of Energy Efficiency 24
Apr 07, 2010: KB Home Releases 2009 Sustainability Report 24
Apr 07, 2010: KB Home To Open Efficient Homes In Redwood Shores 25
Mar 10, 2010: KB Home To Pre-wire Homes To Accommodate EV Charging Stations 25
Mar 09, 2010: KB Home To Pre-Wire Homes For Electric Vehicles 26
Mar 01, 2010: KB Home To Build All New Home Communities To GreenPoint Rated Standards In Northern California 26
Mar 01, 2010: KB Home Northern California To Build Homes Meeting GreenPoint Rated Standards 27
Mar 01, 2010: KB Home to construct new home communities to GreenPoint rated standards 28
Feb 11, 2010: KB Home launches Martha Stewart Built to Order Kitchens in Florida 28
Dec 01, 2009: KB Home To Build Energy Plus Certified Homes In Las Vegas 28
Section 5 – Appendix 30
Methodology 30
Ratio Definitions 30
About GlobalData 34
Contact Us 34
Disclaimer 34




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