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M.D.C. Holdings (NYSE:MDC) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 21st, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 6th will be paid a dividend of 0.25 per share on Wednesday, August 20th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.44%.

On the ratings front, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of M.D.C. Holdings from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 7th. They now have a $28.50 price target on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $33.75.

Shares of M.D.C. Holdings (NYSE:MDC) traded up 0.62% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $29.04. 386,018 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. M.D.C. Holdings has a one year low of $27.00 and a one year high of $34.73. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $29.32 and its 200-day moving average is $29.17. The company has a market cap of $1.418 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.72.

M.D.C. Holdings (NYSE:MDC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 1st. The company reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.13. The company had revenue of $318.53 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $334.72 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.45 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that M.D.C. Holdings will post $1.60 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

M.D.C. Holdings, Inc (NYSE:MDC) operates in the two business segments: homebuilding and financial services.

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