Taylor Morrison Home (NYSE: TMHC) is one of 23 public companies in the “Homebuilding” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Taylor Morrison Home to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and valuation.

Volatility and Risk

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

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Taylor Morrison Home and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Taylor Morrison Home $3.55 billion $52.61 million 38.16
Taylor Morrison Home Competitors $3.83 billion $231.12 million 495.49

Taylor Morrison Home’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Taylor Morrison Home. Taylor Morrison 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.

Profitability

This table compares Taylor Morrison Home and its competitors’ 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 9.72% 15.24% 8.19%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

59.2% of Taylor Morrison Home shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.9% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of Taylor Morrison Home shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.1% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Taylor Morrison Home and its competitors, 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 283 1683 1926 38 2.44

Taylor Morrison Home presently has a consensus price target of $23.25, suggesting a potential downside of 1.73%. As a group, “Homebuilding” companies have a potential downside of 0.91%. Given Taylor Morrison Home’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Taylor Morrison Home has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

Taylor Morrison Home competitors 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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