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

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Taylor Morrison Home and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Taylor Morrison Home $3.55 billion $52.61 million 12.54
Taylor Morrison Home Competitors $3.89 billion $246.46 million 496.28

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Taylor Morrison Home and its peers, as reported 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 285 1694 1934 38 2.44

Taylor Morrison Home presently has a consensus price target of $24.00, indicating a potential upside of 3.99%. As a group, “Homebuilding” companies have a potential downside of 2.85%. Given Taylor Morrison Home’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Taylor Morrison Home is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares Taylor Morrison Home and its peers’ 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%

Volatility & Risk

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

Insider & Institutional 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 insiders. Comparatively, 13.1% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are owned by 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.

Summary

Taylor Morrison Home peers 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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