News coverage about New Home (NYSE:NWHM) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. New Home earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the construction company an impact score of 46.3242910143552 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Several research firms have commented on NWHM. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of New Home from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 9th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of New Home from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 25th. Zelman & Associates downgraded shares of New Home from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 14th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of New Home from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Friday, July 13th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have issued a hold rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Sell” and an average price target of $13.00.

Shares of NYSE NWHM traded up $0.14 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $8.73. The stock had a trading volume of 46,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 76,743. The company has a quick ratio of 2.12, a current ratio of 2.12 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.37. New Home has a 1 year low of $8.31 and a 1 year high of $13.55. The company has a market cap of $179.15 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.00 and a beta of 1.51.

New Home (NYSE:NWHM) last issued its earnings results on Friday, August 3rd. The construction company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.03 by ($0.02). New Home had a return on equity of 6.74% and a net margin of 1.87%. The firm had revenue of $155.56 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $145.40 million. equities research analysts anticipate that New Home will post 0.86 earnings per share for the current year.

New Home Company Profile

The New Home Company Inc, a homebuilder, focuses on the design, construction, and sale of homes. The company operates in two segments, Homebuilding and Fee Building. It builds and sells homes in metropolitan areas of California and Arizona, including coastal Southern California, the San Francisco Bay area, metro Sacramento, and the greater Phoenix area.

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