logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

Hovnanian Enterprises Q1 Loss Narrows - Quick Facts

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. (HOV: Quote) reported that its first-quarter net loss narrowed to $11.3 million or $0.08 per share, from $18.3 million or $0.17 per share, in the prior year's fiscal first quarter. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report a loss of $0.10 per share for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The latest-quarter result included a $9.7 million federal tax benefit, while prior year quarter result included a net benefit of $20.1 million from gains on extinguishment of debt less expenses associated with a debt exchange offer.

Excluding land-related charges, expenses associated with the debt exchange offer and gain on extinguishment of debt, the pre-tax loss for the quarter was $20.1 million compared with a pre-tax loss of $34.3 million during the same quarter a year ago.

Deliveries, including unconsolidated joint ventures, were 1,188 homes for the quarter, up 17.4% compared with 1,012 homes in the 2012 first quarter.

Total revenues were $358.2 million for the fiscal 2013 first quarter up 32.9% compared with $269.6 million in the fiscal first quarter of 2012. Nine analysts had consensus revenue estimate of $381.11 million for the quarter.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
Firearms maker Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (SWHC), Tuesday reported a drop in profit for the third quarter, as revenues and margins declined reflecting lower sales of long guns. However, earnings for the quarter came in ahead of Wall Street estimates as did revenues. Moving ahead, the company boosted... Target Corp (TGT) on Tuesday said it plans $2 billion of cost savings over the next two years, mainly at its corporate headquarters, as the discount retailer strives to boost profit and become a leaner outfit. Reports said that about $500 million of the savings would occur in the current year, and... Bob Evans Farms Inc. (BOBE) on Tuesday reported a drop in a profit for the third quarter, despite growth in revenues, with both earnings and revenues falling short of expectations. Moving head, the restaurant chain lowered its fiscal year 2015 outlook. Shares of Bob Evans Farms plunged over 18 percent...
comments powered by Disqus
RELATED NEWS
Trade HOV now with 
Follow RTT