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FOR Forestar Group PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As at Feb 23, 2024, the FOR stock has a PE ratio of 8.91. This is based on the current EPS of $3.69 and the stock price of $32.86 per share. An increase of 17% has been seen in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 7.6 of the last 4 quarters.

FOR PE ratio history

How has FOR's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Forestar Group over the last ten years is 14.83. The current 8.91 PE ratio is 40% below the historical average. Over the past ten years, FOR's PE ratio was at its highest in the Sep 2016 quarter at 78.07, with a price of $11.71 and an EPS of $0.15. The Sep 2022 quarter recorded the bottom point at 3.12, with a price of $11.19 and an EPS of $3.59.

Average
14.83
Median
10.54
Minimum
3.12
Maximum
78.07

Forestar Group PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 158.65% in 2023

Maximum annual decrease: -62.32% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2023 8.07 158.65%
2022 3.12 -62.32%
2021 8.28 -41.07%
2020 14.05 -39.28%
2019 23.14 25.15%
2017 18.49 94.63%
2016 9.5 N/A
2015 N/A N/A
2014 40.53 54.34%
2013 26.26 -43.94%

FOR average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of FOR for the past years

FOR's current P/E ratio is above the 3-year historical average, but it is below the 5 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg
7.44
5-year avg
10.27
10-year avg
14.83
15-year avg
27.51

FOR PE vs peers

What is FOR's PE ratio compared to its peers

FOR's PE ratio is lower than its peer stocks LPX and RYN.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
FOR Forestar Group Inc 8.91 $1.64B
RYN Rayonier Inc 28.57 $4.97B
LPX Louisiana-Pacific Corp 28.95 $5.17B
JOE ST JOE Co 41.37 $3.21B
TRC Tejon Ranch Co 110.4 $442.72M
AVHI Achari Ventures Holdings Corp I N/A $35.9M
STRS Stratus Properties Inc N/A $179.35M

Frequently asked questions

What is Forestar Group's PE ratio?

FOR stock has a price to earnings ratio of 8.91 as of Feb 23, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Forestar Group (FOR)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for FOR stock is 7.44.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Forestar Group (FOR)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for FOR stock is 10.27.

What is the highest PE ratio for FOR?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 78.07 and it was in the Sep 2016 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for FOR compare to its historical average?

FOR's current price to earnings ratio is 40% below its 10-year historical average.

Why is Forestar Group's PE ratio so low?

FOR's PE ratio is low because the stock price is relatively cheap compared to the earnings generated by the company.

How is FOR's PE ratio calculated (Forestar Group PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the PE ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Feb 23, 2024), Forestar Group's stock price is $32.86. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $3.69. Therefore, Forestar Group's P/E ratio for today is 8.91. PE RATIO(8.91) = STOCK PRICE($32.86) / TTM EPS($3.69)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.