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How to buy American Homes 4 Rent stock

Learn how to easily invest in American Homes 4 Rent stock.

American Homes 4 Rent is a reit-residential business based in the US. American Homes 4 Rent shares (AMH) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. American Homes 4 Rent employs 1,538 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.4 billion.

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American Homes 4 Rent stock price (NYSE: AMH)

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American Homes 4 Rent shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-01-25.
Latest market close$33.04
52-week range$29.15 - $43.20
50-day moving average $31.69
200-day moving average $34.85
Wall St. target price$35.48
PE ratio 54.1311
Dividend yield $0.64 (2.18%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.61

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Is it a good time to buy American Homes 4 Rent stock?

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American Homes 4 Rent price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $33.04 from 2023-01-25

1 week (2023-01-18) 2.64%
1 month (2022-12-23) N/A
3 months (2022-10-25) 0.76%
6 months (2022-07-23) N/A
1 year (2022-01-27) -10.99%
2 years (2021-01-27) 10.21%
3 years (2020-01-27) 21.11%
5 years (2018-01-26) 62.28%

Is American Homes 4 Rent stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing American Homes 4 Rent stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of American Homes 4 Rent's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

American Homes 4 Rent's P/E ratio

American Homes 4 Rent's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 54x. In other words, American Homes 4 Rent shares trade at around 54x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

American Homes 4 Rent's PEG ratio

American Homes 4 Rent's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 29.82. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into American Homes 4 Rent's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

American Homes 4 Rent's EBITDA

American Homes 4 Rent's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $707.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a American Homes 4 Rent's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

American Homes 4 Rent financials

Revenue TTM $1.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 20.67%
Gross profit TTM $701.1 million
Return on assets TTM 1.65%
Return on equity TTM 3.9%
Profit margin 16.3%
Book value $18.30
Market capitalisation $13.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

American Homes 4 Rent share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 120% of net profits

Recently American Homes 4 Rent has paid out, on average, around 120% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.18% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), American Homes 4 Rent shareholders could enjoy a 2.18% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In American Homes 4 Rent's case, that would currently equate to about $0.64 per share.

American Homes 4 Rent's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

American Homes 4 Rent's most recent dividend payout was on 29 December 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 December 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have American Homes 4 Rent's shares ever split?

American Homes 4 Rent's shares were split on a 7:1 basis on 23 August 2012. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 7 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your American Homes 4 Rent shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 85.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for American Homes 4 Rent shares which in turn could have impacted American Homes 4 Rent's share price.

American Homes 4 Rent share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, American Homes 4 Rent's shares have ranged in value from as little as $29.1494 up to $43.2022. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AMH.US volatility(beta: 0.64)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while American Homes 4 Rent's is 0.6359. This would suggest that American Homes 4 Rent's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

American Homes 4 Rent overview

American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH) is a leader in the single-family home rental industry and American Homes 4 Rent is fast becoming a nationally recognized brand for rental homes, known for high-quality, good value and tenant satisfaction. We are an internally managed Maryland real estate investment trust, or REIT, focused on acquiring, developing, renovating, leasing, and operating attractive, single-family homes as rental properties. As of September 30, 2020, we owned 53,229 single-family properties in selected submarkets in 22 states. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of American Homes 4 Rent is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 12.822% of American Homes 4 Rent shares are held by insiders and 91.818% by institutions.
How many people work for American Homes 4 Rent?
Latest data suggests 1,538 work at American Homes 4 Rent.
When does the fiscal year end for American Homes 4 Rent?
American Homes 4 Rent's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is American Homes 4 Rent based?
American Homes 4 Rent's address is: 23975 Park Sorrento, Calabasas, CA, United States, 91302
What is American Homes 4 Rent's ISIN number?
American Homes 4 Rent's international securities identification number is: US02665T3068
What is American Homes 4 Rent's CUSIP number?
American Homes 4 Rent's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 02665T306

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