Taylor Morrison Home (NYSE: TMHC) is one of 24 public companies in the “Homebuilding” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Taylor Morrison Home to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Volatility and Risk

Taylor Morrison Home has a beta of 1.47, meaning that its share price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Taylor Morrison Home’s peers have a beta of 1.52, meaning that their average share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.

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 9.74% 14.79% 7.94%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Taylor Morrison Home and its peers gross 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 5,557.62

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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

59.2% of Taylor Morrison Home shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.9% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.4% of Taylor Morrison Home shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.1% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Taylor Morrison Home and its peers, as reported 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 282 1681 1925 38 2.44

Taylor Morrison Home currently has a consensus target price of $23.25, indicating a potential downside of 3.73%. As a group, “Homebuilding” companies have a potential downside of 74.32%. Given Taylor Morrison Home’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Taylor Morrison Home is more favorable than its peers.

Summary

Taylor Morrison Home peers beat Taylor Morrison Home on 12 of the 13 factors compared.

About Taylor Morrison Home

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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