New Home Company Inc. (The) (NYSE: NWHM) is one of 23 public companies in the “Homebuilding” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare New Home Company Inc. (The) to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares New Home Company Inc. (The) and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
New Home Company Inc. (The) $694.46 million $21.02 million 11.46
New Home Company Inc. (The) Competitors $3.63 billion $231.04 million 513.40

New Home Company Inc. (The)’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than New Home Company Inc. (The). New Home Company Inc. (The) 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.

Risk and Volatility

New Home Company Inc. (The) has a beta of 1.9, suggesting that its stock price is 90% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, New Home Company Inc. (The)’s rivals have a beta of 1.52, suggesting that their average stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares New Home Company Inc. (The) and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
New Home Company Inc. (The) 2.73% 9.52% 4.26%
New Home Company Inc. (The) Competitors 9.69% 14.72% 8.03%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for New Home Company Inc. (The) and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
New Home Company Inc. (The) 0 0 0 0 N/A
New Home Company Inc. (The) Competitors 278 1641 1884 38 2.44

As a group, “Homebuilding” companies have a potential upside of 0.68%. Given New Home Company Inc. (The)’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe New Home Company Inc. (The) has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

57.2% of New Home Company Inc. (The) shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.1% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are owned by institutional investors. 24.2% of New Home Company Inc. (The) shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.3% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

New Home Company Inc. (The) rivals beat New Home Company Inc. (The) on 8 of the 10 factors compared.

About New Home Company Inc. (The)

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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