Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact M/I Homes (MHO) Stock Price

Media stories about M/I Homes (NYSE:MHO) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. M/I Homes earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the construction company an impact score of 46.1163338157912 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

MHO has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of M/I Homes from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, September 23rd. JMP Securities set a $38.00 target price on M/I Homes and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. ValuEngine raised M/I Homes from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Wedbush boosted their target price on M/I Homes from $35.00 to $41.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, December 29th. Finally, TheStreet lowered M/I Homes from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 28th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $40.00.

M/I Homes (NYSE MHO) opened at $35.97 on Thursday. M/I Homes has a 52-week low of $22.55 and a 52-week high of $37.31. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00, a current ratio of 6.46 and a quick ratio of 0.87. The firm has a market capitalization of $998.59, a PE ratio of 14.93 and a beta of 1.30.

M/I Homes (NYSE:MHO) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The construction company reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.76 by ($0.05). M/I Homes had a return on equity of 12.31% and a net margin of 4.00%. The business had revenue of $476.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $475.42 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.35 EPS. M/I Homes’s quarterly revenue was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts forecast that M/I Homes will post 2.76 earnings per share for the current year.

In other M/I Homes news, insider Phillip G. Creek sold 25,400 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.08, for a total value of $814,832.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 60,971 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,955,949.68. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, CEO Robert H. Schottenstein sold 15,800 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.90, for a total transaction of $504,020.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 4.70% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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M/I Homes Company Profile

M/I Homes, Inc is a builder of single-family homes. The Company consists of two operations: homebuilding and financial services. It operates through Midwest homebuilding, Southern homebuilding, Mid-Atlantic homebuilding and financial services operations segments. The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged primarily in the construction and sale of single-family residential homes in 15 markets: Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois; Minneapolis/St.

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