The economic and financial situation of the company is still strong. Estimated sales from Thomson Reuters consensus are encouraging showing a rise by more than 40% between 2012 and 2013. Debt is decreasing rapidly and the leverage is reducing at 3.67. Moreover, the group has just published a Q1 2013 net income of USD 66.3 million against USD 27.7 million in the same period one year ago, beating analysts' estimates.
Technically, the security is in an uptrend on all time scales and it is supported by moving averages. The bullish trend will not be stopped until prices are above the USD 22.55 pivot point, which converges with the 20-day moving average. This trend should allow the stock to reach its USD 23.8 resistance, which will be the first target price.
Thanks to these good indicators, it seems relevant to take a long position in D.R. Horton, around the USD 22.55 area. The target price is the USD 23.8 resistance. A stop loss will be set under the USD 22.55.
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