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Meritage Homes (MTH) Competitors

$162.74
-4.12 (-2.47%)
(As of 06/14/2024 ET)

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

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

Meritage Homes vs.

Meritage Homes (NYSE:MTH) and NVR (NYSE:NVR) are both construction companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, community ranking, dividends, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.

98.4% of Meritage Homes shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.7% of NVR shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of Meritage Homes shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 7.0% of NVR shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, NVR had 2 more articles in the media than Meritage Homes. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for NVR and 6 mentions for Meritage Homes. NVR's average media sentiment score of 1.23 beat Meritage Homes' score of 1.20 indicating that NVR is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Meritage Homes
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
NVR
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Meritage Homes received 169 more outperform votes than NVR when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 55.33% of users gave Meritage Homes an outperform vote while only 52.09% of users gave NVR an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Meritage HomesOutperform Votes
431
55.33%
Underperform Votes
348
44.67%
NVROutperform Votes
262
52.09%
Underperform Votes
241
47.91%

NVR has a net margin of 17.33% compared to Meritage Homes' net margin of 12.54%. NVR's return on equity of 38.54% beat Meritage Homes' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Meritage Homes12.54% 17.63% 12.65%
NVR 17.33%38.54%25.47%

Meritage Homes has a beta of 1.78, suggesting that its stock price is 78% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NVR has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

NVR has higher revenue and earnings than Meritage Homes. Meritage Homes is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than NVR, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Meritage Homes$6.14B0.96$738.75M$21.447.57
NVR$9.31B2.54$1.59B$479.7715.76

Meritage Homes currently has a consensus target price of $178.25, suggesting a potential upside of 8.73%. NVR has a consensus target price of $7,225.00, suggesting a potential downside of 5.65%. Given Meritage Homes' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Meritage Homes is more favorable than NVR.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Meritage Homes
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.17
NVR
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

Summary

NVR beats Meritage Homes on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding MTH and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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MTH vs. The Competition

MetricMeritage HomesOperative builders IndustryConstruction SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$5.89B$7.99B$8.42B$17.54B
Dividend Yield1.76%1.13%1.91%3.57%
P/E Ratio7.578.4022.0121.53
Price / Sales0.961.013.0714.23
Price / Cash8.119.5616.1919.45
Price / Book1.281.755.294.82
Net Income$738.75M$827.76M$500.30M$978.08M
7 Day Performance-4.14%1.74%0.06%0.94%
1 Month Performance-10.73%-4.86%-1.90%-3.40%
1 Year Performance25.87%24.32%26.22%7.65%

Meritage Homes Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NVR
NVR
2.4919 of 5 stars
$7,655.06
+2.1%
$7,225.00
-5.6%
+29.1%$23.96B$9.31B15.966,300Short Interest ↑
Positive News
PHM
PulteGroup
4.1525 of 5 stars
$115.39
+4.0%
$113.07
-2.0%
+56.3%$23.34B$16.44B9.246,382Options Volume
Positive News
TOL
Toll Brothers
4.5043 of 5 stars
$120.16
+3.6%
$124.75
+3.8%
+60.9%$12.33B$10.49B8.214,800Insider Selling
KBH
KB Home
4.2276 of 5 stars
$69.32
+2.6%
$66.30
-4.4%
+38.3%$5.26B$6.41B9.432,205Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
TPH
Tri Pointe Homes
2.7695 of 5 stars
$38.20
+3.4%
$40.25
+5.4%
+15.0%$3.62B$3.67B10.191,438Gap Down
MHO
M/I Homes
1.0807 of 5 stars
$125.82
+4.0%
$130.00
+3.3%
+61.9%$3.49B$4.03B7.241,607Positive News
CVCO
Cavco Industries
2.6273 of 5 stars
$358.99
+4.7%
$425.00
+18.4%
+26.5%$2.97B$1.79B19.566,500Positive News
Gap Up
HOV
Hovnanian Enterprises
1.3578 of 5 stars
$152.04
+4.1%
$155.00
+1.9%
+52.3%$910.72M$2.76B5.071,715Insider Selling
Short Interest ↓
BZH
Beazer Homes USA
4.5537 of 5 stars
$28.79
+3.3%
$36.00
+25.0%
+24.4%$908.32M$2.21B5.561,067Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Gap Down
DHI
D.R. Horton
4.7862 of 5 stars
$143.73
+3.0%
$158.31
+10.1%
+23.9%$47.33B$35.46B9.7813,450Positive News

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This page (NYSE:MTH) was last updated on 6/14/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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