Analyzing New Home (NWHM) & Its Peers
New Home (NYSE: NWHM) is one of 24 publicly-traded companies in the “Homebuilding” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare New Home to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.
This table compares New Home and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|New Home Competitors||9.74%||14.79%||7.94%|
New Home has a beta of 1.87, meaning that its share price is 87% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, New Home’s competitors have a beta of 1.52, meaning that their average share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares New Home and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|New Home||$694.46 million||$21.02 million||13.20|
|New Home Competitors||$3.83 billion||$231.12 million||498.71|
New Home’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than New Home. New Home is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for New Home and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|New Home Competitors||282||1681||1925||38||2.44|
As a group, “Homebuilding” companies have a potential downside of 1.37%. Given New Home’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe New Home has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
55.7% of New Home shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.9% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are owned by institutional investors. 24.2% of New Home shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 13.1% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
New Home competitors beat New Home on 8 of the 10 factors compared.
New Home Company Profile
The New Home Company Inc. is a homebuilding company. The Company focuses on the design, construction and sale of consumer-driven homes in various metropolitan areas within certain markets in California and Arizona, including coastal Southern California, the San Francisco Bay area, metro Sacramento and the greater Phoenix area. The Company’s segments include homebuilding and fee building. The homebuilding operations consist of divisions in Northern California, Southern California and its division in Arizona, which is established through the purchase of lots in an unconsolidated joint venture. The Company is focused on building and selling homes for its own account. It is focused on identifying sites and creating communities that allow it to design, construct and sell consumer-driven single-family detached and attached homes in major metropolitan areas in coastal Southern California, the San Francisco Bay area, metro Sacramento and the greater Phoenix area.
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