Reviewing New Home (NWHM) and The Competition
New Home (NYSE: NWHM) is one of 23 publicly-traded companies in the “Homebuilding” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare New Home to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation and dividends.
This table compares New Home and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|New Home Competitors||9.77%||15.05%||8.11%|
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 company insiders. Comparatively, 13.1% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility & Risk
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 rivals have a beta of 1.52, meaning that their average share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares New Home and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|New Home||$694.46 million||$21.02 million||12.68|
|New Home Competitors||$3.89 billion||$231.12 million||495.72|
New Home’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than New Home. New 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.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for New Home and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|New Home Competitors||284||1683||1927||38||2.44|
As a group, “Homebuilding” companies have a potential downside of 0.72%. Given New Home’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe New Home has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
New Home rivals beat New Home on 8 of the 10 factors compared.
About New Home
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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