Taylor Morrison Home (NYSE: TMHC) is one of 23 publicly-traded companies in the “Homebuilding” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Taylor Morrison Home to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and analyst recommendations.

Risk & Volatility

Taylor Morrison Home has a beta of 1.49, meaning that its share price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Taylor Morrison Home’s peers have a beta of 1.51, meaning that their average share price is 51% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

59.2% of Taylor Morrison Home shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.0% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.4% of Taylor Morrison Home shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 13.1% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Taylor Morrison Home and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Taylor Morrison Home 2.41% 4.18% 2.21%
Taylor Morrison Home Competitors 9.91% 14.75% 8.00%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Taylor Morrison Home and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Taylor Morrison Home $3.55 billion $52.61 million 13.13
Taylor Morrison Home Competitors $3.83 billion $231.12 million 509.43

Taylor Morrison Home’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Taylor Morrison Home. Taylor Morrison Home is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Taylor Morrison Home and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Taylor Morrison Home 0 4 1 0 2.20
Taylor Morrison Home Competitors 265 1625 1884 36 2.44

Taylor Morrison Home presently has a consensus price target of $23.25, suggesting a potential downside of 3.77%. As a group, “Homebuilding” companies have a potential downside of 0.38%. Given Taylor Morrison Home’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Taylor Morrison Home has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Summary

Taylor Morrison Home peers beat Taylor Morrison Home on 13 of the 13 factors compared.

Taylor Morrison Home Company Profile

Taylor Morrison Home Corporation is a homebuilder, which designs, builds and sells single-family detached and attached homes. The Company is also a land developer, with a portfolio of lifestyle and master-planned communities. Its segments include East, which includes Atlanta, Charlotte, North Florida, Raleigh, Southwest Florida and Tampa; Central, which includes Austin, Dallas, and Houston (each of the Dallas and Houston markets include both a Taylor Morrison division and a Darling Homes division); West, which includes Bay Area, Chicago, Denver, Phoenix, Sacramento and Southern California, and Mortgage Operations, which includes Taylor Morrison Home Funding, LLC (TMHF) and Inspired Title Services, LLC (Inspired Title). It operates under the Taylor Morrison and Darling Homes brand names. The Company also provides financial services to customers through its mortgage subsidiary, TMHF, and title insurance and closing settlement services through its title company, Inspired Title.

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