Head-To-Head Review: Taylor Morrison Home (TMHC) vs. The Competition

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

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

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 9.77% 15.04% 8.11%

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Taylor Morrison Home $3.55 billion $52.61 million 38.45
Taylor Morrison Home Competitors $3.89 billion $231.12 million 510.62

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.

Volatility and Risk

Taylor Morrison Home has a beta of 1.47, suggesting that its share 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 share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Taylor Morrison Home and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Taylor Morrison Home 0 3 1 0 2.25
Taylor Morrison Home Competitors 284 1687 1929 38 2.44

Taylor Morrison Home presently has a consensus price target of $24.00, suggesting a potential upside of 0.67%. As a group, “Homebuilding” companies have a potential downside of 4.39%. Given Taylor Morrison Home’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Taylor Morrison Home is more favorable than its competitors.

Summary

Taylor Morrison Home competitors beat Taylor Morrison Home on 12 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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