News coverage about NVR (NYSE:NVR) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. NVR earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the construction company an impact score of 46.4309170264258 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

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

Shares of NVR (NYSE:NVR) opened at $3,131.20 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $11,380.76, a PE ratio of 24.61, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.07 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 fifty-two week low of $1,990.00 and a fifty-two week high of $3,700.00.

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

NVR announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Tuesday, December 12th that allows the company to repurchase $300.00 million in outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization allows the construction company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company’s board believes its shares are undervalued.

NVR has been the topic of several research analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of NVR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. UBS Group upped their price objective on shares of NVR from $3,450.00 to $3,750.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of NVR from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, March 5th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. NVR has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $3,064.50.

In other news, Director William Grady Rosier sold 650 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $3,145.90, for a total value of $2,044,835.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 1,862 shares in the company, valued at $5,857,665.80. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, Director Melquiades R. Martinez sold 47 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3,000.00, for a total transaction of $141,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 178 shares in the company, valued at approximately $534,000. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 1,097 shares of company stock worth $3,373,063. 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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