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NYSE:MTHMeritage Homes Stock Price, Forecast & News

$98.83
-1.34 (-1.34 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$97.67
Now: $98.83
$99.50
50-Day Range
$70.61
MA: $86.82
$102.99
52-Week Range
$25.24
Now: $98.83
$105.50
Volume349,842 shs
Average Volume562,185 shs
Market Capitalization$3.72 billion
P/E Ratio11.43
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.85
Meritage Homes Corporation designs and builds single-family 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 first-time and first move-up buyers. The company also offers luxury homes; and title insurance and closing/settlement services to its homebuyers. It builds and sells homes in Texas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee under the Meritage Homes brand name. Meritage Homes Corporation was founded in 1985 and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.71 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Operative builders
Sub-IndustryHomebuilding
CUSIP59001A10
Phone480-515-8100

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.67 billion
Cash Flow$7.17 per share
Book Value$51.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$249.66 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,510
Market Cap$3.72 billion
Next Earnings Date10/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$98.83
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Meritage Homes (NYSE:MTH) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Meritage Homes' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Meritage Homes' stock was trading at $54.01 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MTH shares have increased by 83.0% and is now trading at $98.83.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Meritage Homes?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Meritage Homes in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 5 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Meritage Homes' next earnings date?

Meritage Homes is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 27th 2020.
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How were Meritage Homes' earnings last quarter?

Meritage Homes Corp (NYSE:MTH) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 22nd. The construction company reported $2.38 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.52 by $0.86. The construction company earned $1.03 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $890.96 million. Meritage Homes had a net margin of 8.35% and a return on equity of 16.93%.
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What guidance has Meritage Homes issued on next quarter's earnings?

Meritage Homes issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.75-9.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.71. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.0-4.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.70 billion.

What price target have analysts set for MTH?

8 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Meritage Homes' stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $113.00. On average, they expect Meritage Homes' share price to reach $83.63 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 15.4%.
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Has Meritage Homes been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about MTH stock have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Meritage Homes earned a news impact score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting Meritage Homes?

Meritage Homes saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,590,000 shares, a drop of 15.4% from the April 30th total of 1,880,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 641,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days. Approximately 4.3% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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Who are some of Meritage Homes' key competitors?

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 Verizon Communications (VZ), D. R. Horton (DHI), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), CVS Health (CVS), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), BlackRock (BLK), Home Depot (HD) and Procter & Gamble (PG).

Who are Meritage Homes' key executives?

Meritage Homes' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Steven J. Hilton, Chairman & CEO (Age 58)
  • Ms. Hilla Sferruzza, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 43)
  • Mr. Phillippe Lord, COO & Exec. VP (Age 45)
  • Mr. C. Timothy White, Gen. Counsel, Exec. VP & Sec. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Javier Feliciano, Chief HR Officer & Exec. VP (Age 45)

What is Meritage Homes' stock symbol?

Meritage Homes trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MTH."

Who are Meritage Homes' major shareholders?

Meritage Homes' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.40%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (3.75%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.23%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (3.03%), LSV Asset Management (1.30%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.25%). Company insiders that own Meritage Homes stock include C Timothy White, Dana Bradford, Gerald W Haddock, Hilla Sferruzza, Javier Feliciano, Phillippe Lord, R Odell Michael, Raymond Oppel and Steven J Hilton.
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Which major investors are selling Meritage Homes stock?

MTH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Man Group plc, LSV Asset Management, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, WINTON GROUP Ltd, and Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co.. Company insiders that have sold Meritage Homes company stock in the last year include C Timothy White, Dana Bradford, Gerald W Haddock, Hilla Sferruzza, Javier Feliciano, Phillippe Lord, R Odell Michael, Raymond Oppel, and Steven J Hilton.
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Which major investors are buying Meritage Homes stock?

MTH stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., Waterfront Capital Partners LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Rafferty Asset Management LLC, and Atom Investors LP.
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How do I buy shares of Meritage Homes?

Shares of MTH can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Meritage Homes' stock price today?

One share of MTH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $98.83.

How big of a company is Meritage Homes?

Meritage Homes has a market capitalization of $3.72 billion and generates $3.67 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $249.66 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.42 on an earnings per share basis. Meritage Homes employs 1,510 workers across the globe.

What is Meritage Homes' official website?

The official website for Meritage Homes is www.meritagehomes.com.

How can I contact Meritage Homes?

Meritage Homes' mailing address is 8800 EAST RAINTREE DRIVE SUITE 300, SCOTTSDALE AZ, 85260. The construction company can be reached via phone at 480-515-8100 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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