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Lennar (LEN) Competitors

$159.88
+4.05 (+2.60%)
(As of 07/12/2024 ET)

LEN vs. DHI, NVR, PHM, TOL, MTH, KBH, TPH, MHO, CVCO, and HOV

Should you be buying Lennar stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Lennar include D.R. Horton (DHI), NVR (NVR), PulteGroup (PHM), Toll Brothers (TOL), Meritage Homes (MTH), KB Home (KBH), Tri Pointe Homes (TPH), M/I Homes (MHO), Cavco Industries (CVCO), and Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV). These companies are all part of the "homebuilding" industry.

Lennar vs.

D.R. Horton (NYSE:DHI) and Lennar (NYSE:LEN) are both large-cap construction companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, community ranking, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Lennar received 228 more outperform votes than D.R. Horton when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 68.05% of users gave Lennar an outperform vote while only 60.04% of users gave D.R. Horton an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
D.R. HortonOutperform Votes
643
60.04%
Underperform Votes
428
39.96%
LennarOutperform Votes
871
68.05%
Underperform Votes
409
31.95%

D.R. Horton currently has a consensus target price of $156.25, indicating a potential upside of 1.63%. Lennar has a consensus target price of $166.69, indicating a potential upside of 4.26%. Given D.R. Horton's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Lennar is more favorable than D.R. Horton.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
D.R. Horton
2 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.47
Lennar
2 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.41

D.R. Horton has a beta of 1.71, indicating that its share price is 71% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lennar has a beta of 1.6, indicating that its share price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500.

D.R. Horton pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Lennar pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. D.R. Horton pays out 8.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Lennar pays out 13.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

90.6% of D.R. Horton shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.1% of Lennar shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of D.R. Horton shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 9.4% of Lennar shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

D.R. Horton has higher revenue and earnings than Lennar. D.R. Horton is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lennar, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
D.R. Horton$37.06B1.37$4.75B$14.6910.47
Lennar$34.23B1.28$3.94B$14.7110.87

D.R. Horton has a net margin of 13.39% compared to D.R. Horton's net margin of 11.58%. Lennar's return on equity of 21.32% beat D.R. Horton's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
D.R. Horton13.39% 21.32% 14.97%
Lennar 11.58%15.93%10.98%

In the previous week, D.R. Horton had 4 more articles in the media than Lennar. MarketBeat recorded 17 mentions for D.R. Horton and 13 mentions for Lennar. D.R. Horton's average media sentiment score of 1.25 beat Lennar's score of 0.76 indicating that Lennar is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
D.R. Horton
7 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Lennar
9 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

D.R. Horton beats Lennar on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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LEN vs. The Competition

MetricLennarGeneral building contractors IndustryConstruction SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$43.90B$8.89B$8.65B$18.28B
Dividend Yield1.37%3.45%1.94%3.58%
P/E Ratio10.877.7923.1925.59
Price / Sales1.280.823.1315.73
Price / Cash9.767.8915.9319.68
Price / Book1.632.505.465.08
Net Income$3.94B$865.39M$501.07M$973.14M
7 Day Performance12.09%4.94%5.81%4.03%
1 Month Performance3.12%3.46%8.18%3.60%
1 Year Performance22.91%20.22%27.38%7.41%

Lennar Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DHI
D.R. Horton
4.5882 of 5 stars
4.59 / 5 stars
$136.00
-0.1%
$156.75
+15.3%
+24.3%$44.85B$35.46B9.2613,450Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
NVR
NVR
3.0341 of 5 stars
3.03 / 5 stars
$7,484.08
+0.4%
$7,225.00
-3.5%
+27.0%$23.35B$9.31B15.606,300Short Interest ↓
Positive News
PHM
PulteGroup
4.3923 of 5 stars
4.39 / 5 stars
$104.70
-0.5%
$112.21
+7.2%
+45.5%$22.14B$16.06B8.386,382Analyst Forecast
Options Volume
TOL
Toll Brothers
4.198 of 5 stars
4.20 / 5 stars
$110.46
-0.3%
$128.13
+16.0%
+49.9%$11.37B$9.99B7.554,800Analyst Forecast
MTH
Meritage Homes
1.7128 of 5 stars
1.71 / 5 stars
$154.47
+0.2%
$178.25
+15.4%
+25.0%$5.60B$6.14B7.201,838News Coverage
Positive News
KBH
KB Home
4.7578 of 5 stars
4.76 / 5 stars
$65.35
-1.8%
$71.63
+9.6%
+43.7%$5.01B$6.41B8.642,205News Coverage
TPH
Tri Pointe Homes
2.7378 of 5 stars
2.74 / 5 stars
$36.63
-0.1%
$40.25
+9.9%
+26.5%$3.48B$3.67B9.771,438News Coverage
Positive News
MHO
M/I Homes
1.1146 of 5 stars
1.11 / 5 stars
$118.99
-0.2%
$130.00
+9.3%
+51.0%$3.31B$4.03B6.851,607Positive News
CVCO
Cavco Industries
2.9178 of 5 stars
2.92 / 5 stars
$343.80
-0.2%
$425.00
+23.6%
+27.9%$2.85B$1.79B18.746,500Positive News
HOV
Hovnanian Enterprises
0.4012 of 5 stars
0.40 / 5 stars
$140.17
-1.1%
$155.00
+10.6%
+51.2%$848.90M$2.76B4.671,715Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:LEN) was last updated on 7/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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