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NYSE:MTH

Meritage Homes (MTH) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$152.13
+2.04 (+1.36%)
(As of 11:31 AM ET)
Today's Range
$150.22
$152.71
50-Day Range
$150.00
$175.50
52-Week Range
$109.23
$179.68
Volume
56,193 shs
Average Volume
400,136 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.53 billion
P/E Ratio
7.64
Dividend Yield
1.97%
Price Target
$172.67

Meritage Homes MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.29 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
15.0% Upside
$172.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.35% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.66mentions of Meritage Homes in the last 14 days
Based on 17 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$635,171 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.36%
From $17.78 to $19.80 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.70 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

41st out of 102 stocks

Operative Builders Industry

8th out of 17 stocks

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About Meritage Homes Stock (NYSE:MTH)

Meritage Homes Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs and builds single-family attached and detached homes in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Homebuilding and Financial Services. It acquires and develops land; and constructs, markets, and sells homes for entry-level and first move-up buyers in Arizona, California, Colorado, Utah, Texas, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The company also offers title and escrow, mortgage, insurance, and closing/settlement services to its homebuyers. Meritage Homes Corporation was founded in 1985 and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.

MTH Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/31/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/29 Dividend
3/14/2024
Dividend Payable
3/29/2024
Today
4/19/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
4/24/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Operative builders
Sub-Industry
Homebuilding
CUSIP
59001A10
Employees
1,838
Year Founded
2015

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$172.67
High Stock Price Target
$188.00
Low Stock Price Target
$148.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+15.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.29
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$738.75 million
Pretax Margin
15.47%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.14 billion
Cash Flow
$20.67 per share
Book Value
$126.53 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
35,593,000
Market Cap
$5.45 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.77
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MTH Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Meritage Homes stock right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Meritage Homes in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" MTH shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MTH, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Meritage Homes' stock price target for 2024?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Meritage Homes' stock. Their MTH share price targets range from $148.00 to $188.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $172.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have MTH shares performed in 2024?

Meritage Homes' stock was trading at $174.20 at the beginning of the year. Since then, MTH shares have decreased by 13.8% and is now trading at $150.0850.
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Are investors shorting Meritage Homes?

Meritage Homes saw a decrease in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 827,900 shares, a decrease of 24.7% from the March 15th total of 1,100,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 418,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 2.4% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Meritage Homes' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2024.
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How can I listen to Meritage Homes' earnings call?

Meritage Homes will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 25th at 11:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Meritage Homes' earnings last quarter?

Meritage Homes Co. (NYSE:MTH) released its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 31st. The construction company reported $5.38 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $5.18 by $0.20. The construction company had revenue of $1.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.52 billion. Meritage Homes had a net margin of 12.03% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.03%.

How often does Meritage Homes pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Meritage Homes?

Meritage Homes declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.75 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.27.
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Is Meritage Homes a good dividend stock?

Meritage Homes (NYSE:MTH) pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.00%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 15.06%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MTH will have a dividend payout ratio of 15.15% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Meritage Homes own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Meritage Homes investors own include D.R. Horton (DHI), Verizon Communications (VZ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Pfizer (PFE), Home Depot (HD), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Salesforce (CRM), Walt Disney (DIS) and AT&T (T).

Who are Meritage Homes' major shareholders?

Meritage Homes' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.59%), Security National Bank (0.16%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.13%), Leibman Financial Services Inc. (0.05%), Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC (0.03%) and Occidental Asset Management LLC (0.03%). Insiders that own company stock include Alison Sasser, C Timothy White, Clinton Szubinski, Gerald W Haddock, Gerald W Haddock, Hilla Sferruzza, Javier Feliciano, Peter L Ax, Peter L Ax, Phillippe Lord, Raymond Oppel and Steven J Hilton.
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How do I buy shares of Meritage Homes?

Shares of MTH stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:MTH) was last updated on 4/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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