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Investing In Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN): Why Should You?

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The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Lennar Corporation (LEN) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.02, or 0.02%, to $93.80. The Lennar Corporation has recorded 103,872 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed Lennar Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2022 Results.

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Stocks Info

The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Residential Construction industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $93.78 and fluctuated between $94.39 as its day high and $91.82 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Lennar Corporation is $26.76B. A total of 2.05 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.24M shares.

Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, LEN has seen 5 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 244,402 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 33 BUYs and 21 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 1,425,345 shares during that period but sold 539,218.

In the most recent transaction, Collins David M sold 15,000 shares of LEN for 82.00 per share on Jul 21. After the transaction, the VP & Controller now owns 41,382 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 11, SUSTANA MARK sold 22,000 shares at 71.69 per share. LEN shares that VP/General Counsel/Secretary owns now total 46,279.


The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Lennar Corporation pays an annual dividend of $1.50, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.60%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 7.91. LEN’s most recent ex-dividend date was 10/12/2022 when it declared a $0.3750 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 10/27/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 7/21/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 7/6/2022. The LEN stock dividend was $0.3750 per share in cash.

It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for LEN in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $104.06 with high estimates of $120.00 and low estimates of $79.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, LEN has a high of $115.50 and a low of $62.54.

As of this writing, LEN has an earnings estimate of $4.99 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 15 estimates, with a high estimate of $5.48 per share and a lower estimate of $4.74. The company reported an EPS of $4.49 in the last quarter, which was 13.40% higher than expectations of $3.96.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.

Analysts Opinion

There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 21 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for LEN is Sell with a score of 4.07. A total of 11 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 3 rated it as Overweight while 6 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 1 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.

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