Meritage Homes Corporation (MTH): Price and Financial Metrics

Meritage Homes Corporation (MTH): $117.05

-2.11 (-1.77%)

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MTH Price/Volume Stats

Current price $117.05 52-week high $130.68
Prev. close $119.16 52-week low $62.51
Day low $116.21 Volume 361,600
Day high $118.65 Avg. volume 437,358
50-day MA $120.46 Dividend yield 0.91%
200-day MA $96.81 Market Cap 4.28B

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  • Momentum is the dimension where MTH ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.98% of US stocks.
  • MTH's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • MTH ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 14th percentile.

MTH Stock Summary

  • MERITAGE HOMES CORP's stock had its IPO on December 16, 1988, making it an older stock than 90.21% of US equities in our set.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 4.76, MERITAGE HOMES CORP P/E ratio is greater than that of about just 10.7% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of MERITAGE HOMES CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.44% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to MERITAGE HOMES CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be GRBK, LRN, AYI, KBH, and SHOO.
  • MTH's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit MERITAGE HOMES CORP's official web site, go to

MTH Valuation Summary

  • MTH's price/sales ratio is 0.7; this is 61.11% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, MTH's price/earnings ratio has gone down 2.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MTH.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MTH 2023-05-19 0.7 1.1 4.9 4.0
MTH 2023-05-18 0.7 1.1 5.0 4.1
MTH 2023-05-17 0.7 1.1 4.9 4.0
MTH 2023-05-16 0.7 1.1 5.0 4.0
MTH 2023-05-15 0.7 1.1 5.1 4.1
MTH 2023-05-12 0.7 1.1 5.1 4.1

MTH Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 58.9%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -140.4%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 94.16%.
MTH's revenue has moved up $2,126,241,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows MTH's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 5,804.084 -73.195 967.287
2022-06-30 5,484.854 -215.447 905.55
2022-03-31 5,350.394 -125.958 822.855
2021-12-31 5,147.326 -152.092 737.444
2021-09-30 5,058.391 -91.428 652.511
2021-06-30 4,936.386 149.443 560.877

MTH's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MTH has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 42.61% of graded US stocks.
  • MTH's asset turnover comes in at 1.205 -- ranking 26th of 51 Construction stocks.
  • NVR, PWR, and STRL are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MTH.

The table below shows MTH's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 1.205 0.261 0.182
2021-06-30 1.241 0.241 0.164
2021-03-31 1.240 0.227 0.148
2020-12-31 1.201 0.217 0.126
2020-09-30 1.164 0.207 0.107
2020-06-30 1.114 0.203 0.095

MTH Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MTH, see our MTH price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $131.71 Average Broker Recommendation 1.72 (Moderate Buy)

Meritage Homes Corporation (MTH) Company Bio

Meritage Homes Corporation designs and builds single-family detached homes in Arizona, California, Colorado, Texas, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee in the United States. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Latest MTH News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about MERITAGE HOMES CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MTH as an investment opportunity.

Meritage Homes declares $0.27 dividend

Meritage Homes Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE: MTH), the fifth-largest homebuilder in the U.S., today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.27 per share. This dividend is payable on June 30, 2023 to shareholders of record as of the close of trading on June 15, 2023. About Meritage Homes Corporation Meritage Homes is the fifth-largest public homebuilder in the United States, based on homes clos

Yahoo | May 18, 2023

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Yahoo | May 17, 2023

What Makes Meritage Homes (MTH) a Strong Momentum Stock: Buy Now?

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Yahoo | May 16, 2023

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MTH Price Returns

1-mo -8.59%
3-mo 7.44%
6-mo 35.81%
1-year 36.82%
3-year 68.85%
5-year 155.95%
YTD 27.28%
2022 -24.46%
2021 47.38%
2020 35.53%
2019 66.42%
2018 -28.28%

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