NYSE:MTH - Meritage Homes Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$37.14 +0.17 (+0.46 %)
(As of 12/17/2018 12:50 PM ET)
Previous Close$36.97
Today's Range$36.58 - $37.56
52-Week Range$32.02 - $54.90
Volume8,271 shs
Average Volume373,716 shs
Market Capitalization$1.48 billion
P/E Ratio9.59
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.05
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 various homebuyers, including first-time, move-up, active-adult, and luxury homes under the Meritage Homes brand name. The company also provides warranty and customer services; and insurance and closing/settlement services for its homebuyers. It builds and sells homes in Texas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee. Meritage Homes Corporation was founded in 1985 and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Operative builders
Sub-IndustryHomebuilding
SectorConstruction
Current SymbolNYSE:MTH
Previous Symbol
CUSIP59001A10
Phone480-515-8100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.77
Current Ratio0.86
Quick Ratio0.86

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio9.59
Forward P/E Ratio7.13
P/E Growth0.53

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.23 billion
Price / Sales0.46
Cash Flow$4.4747 per share
Price / Cash Flow8.30
Book Value$39.10 per share
Price / Book0.95

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.88
Net Income$143.25 million
Net Margins5.43%
Return on Equity12.56%
Return on Assets6.17%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,605
Outstanding Shares39,970,000
Market Cap$1.48 billion
OptionableOptionable

Meritage Homes (NYSE:MTH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Meritage Homes' stock symbol?

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

How were Meritage Homes' earnings last quarter?

Meritage Homes Corp (NYSE:MTH) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The construction company reported $1.33 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.36 by $0.03. The construction company had revenue of $884.58 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $899.55 million. Meritage Homes had a return on equity of 12.56% and a net margin of 5.43%. View Meritage Homes' Earnings History.

When is Meritage Homes' next earnings date?

Meritage Homes is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Meritage Homes.

What price target have analysts set for MTH?

13 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Meritage Homes' shares. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $57.00. On average, they expect Meritage Homes' share price to reach $48.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Meritage Homes.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Meritage Homes?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Meritage Homes in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Meritage Homes.

Has Meritage Homes been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about MTH stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Meritage Homes earned a news sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Meritage Homes' key competitors?

Who are Meritage Homes' key executives?

Meritage Homes' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Steven J. Hilton, Chairman & CEO (Age 57)
  • Ms. Hilla Sferruzza, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 42)
  • Mr. Phillippe Lord, COO & Exec. VP (Age 44)
  • Mr. C. Timothy White, Gen. Counsel, Exec. VP & Sec. (Age 57)
  • Mr. Javier Feliciano, Chief HR Officer & Exec. VP (Age 44)

Who are Meritage Homes' major shareholders?

Meritage Homes' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.43%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.43%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.43%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.22%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (4.60%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (3.99%). Company insiders that own Meritage Homes stock include C Timothy White, Dana Bradford, Gerald W Haddock, Hilla Sferruzza, Javier Feliciano, Peter L Ax, Phillippe Lord and Robert Gary Sarver. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Meritage Homes.

Which major investors are selling Meritage Homes stock?

MTH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., James Investment Research Inc., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, AQR Capital Management LLC, Emerald Advisers Inc. PA, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Allianz Asset Management GmbH. Company insiders that have sold Meritage Homes company stock in the last year include C Timothy White, Hilla Sferruzza, Javier Feliciano, Peter L Ax and Phillippe Lord. View Insider Buying and Selling for Meritage Homes.

Which major investors are buying Meritage Homes stock?

MTH stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Artemis Investment Management LLP, BlackRock Inc., New Amsterdam Partners LLC NY, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc. and Rehmann Capital Advisory Group. View Insider Buying and Selling for Meritage Homes.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Meritage Homes' stock price today?

One share of MTH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.54.

How big of a company is Meritage Homes?

Meritage Homes has a market capitalization of $1.48 billion and generates $3.23 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $143.25 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.88 on an earnings per share basis. Meritage Homes employs 1,605 workers across the globe.

What is Meritage Homes' official website?

The official website for Meritage Homes is http://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 in[email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Meritage Homes (NYSE MTH)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  300 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  471 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  771
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Meritage Homes and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MTH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MTH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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