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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Taylor Morrison Home and its rivals, 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 284 1683 1928 38 2.44

Taylor Morrison Home presently has a consensus target price of $23.25, indicating a potential downside of 0.60%. As a group, “Homebuilding” companies have a potential downside of 0.73%. Given Taylor Morrison Home’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Taylor Morrison Home is more favorable than its rivals.

Risk and Volatility

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

Institutional & Insider 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 hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Taylor Morrison Home and its rivals’ 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 9.77% 15.05% 8.11%

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Taylor Morrison Home $3.55 billion $52.61 million 12.71
Taylor Morrison Home Competitors $3.89 billion $231.12 million 495.36

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

Summary

Taylor Morrison Home rivals 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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