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How to buy M-D-CHoldings stock | $57.95

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M.D.C. Holdings, Inc is a residential construction business based in the US. M-D-CHoldings shares (MDC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. M-D-CHoldings employs 1,773 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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M-D-CHoldings stock price (NYSE: MDC)

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M-D-CHoldings shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
Latest market close$57.95
52-week range$37.04 - $63.45
50-day moving average $50.68
200-day moving average $54.55
Wall St. target price$71.25
PE ratio 7.6808
Dividend yield $1.512 (2.87%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $7.04

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M-D-CHoldings price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $57.95 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-24) N/A
1 month (2021-07-02) 11.85%
3 months (2021-05-04) -3.09%
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1 year (2020-07-31) N/A
2 years (2019-07-31) N/A
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Is M-D-CHoldings under- or over-valued?

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

M-D-CHoldings's P/E ratio

M-D-CHoldings's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, M-D-CHoldings shares trade at around 8x recent earnings.

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

M-D-CHoldings's PEG ratio

M-D-CHoldings's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.04. 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 M-D-CHoldings's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

M-D-CHoldings's EBITDA

M-D-CHoldings's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $678.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a M-D-CHoldings's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

M-D-CHoldings financials

Revenue TTM $4.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 13.61%
Gross profit TTM $861.7 million
Return on assets TTM 10.15%
Return on equity TTM 24.32%
Profit margin 10.77%
Book value $33.03
Market capitalisation $3.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting M-D-CHoldings shares

There are currently 2.0 million M-D-CHoldings shares held short by investors – that's known as M-D-CHoldings's "short interest". This figure is 3.2% up from 2.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting M-D-CHoldings shares can be evaluated.

M-D-CHoldings's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

M-D-CHoldings's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of M-D-CHoldings shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of M-D-CHoldings shares traded daily (recently around 632001.23839009). M-D-CHoldings's SIR currently stands at 3.23. In other words for every 100,000 M-D-CHoldings shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3230 shares are currently held short.

However M-D-CHoldings's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of M-D-CHoldings shares, or, against the total number of tradable M-D-CHoldings shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case M-D-CHoldings's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 M-D-CHoldings shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0362% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable M-D-CHoldings shares, roughly 36 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against M-D-CHoldings.

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M-D-CHoldings share dividends

31%

Dividend payout ratio: 31.33% of net profits

Recently M-D-CHoldings has paid out, on average, around 31.33% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.03% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), M-D-CHoldings shareholders could enjoy a 3.03% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In M-D-CHoldings's case, that would currently equate to about $1.512 per share.

While M-D-CHoldings's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that M-D-CHoldings may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

M-D-CHoldings's most recent dividend payout was on 25 May 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have M-D-CHoldings's shares ever split?

M-D-CHoldings's shares were split on a 13:12 basis on 1 March 2021. So if you had owned 12 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 13 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your M-D-CHoldings shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 7.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for M-D-CHoldings shares which in turn could have impacted M-D-CHoldings's share price.

M-D-CHoldings share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, M-D-CHoldings's shares have ranged in value from as little as $37.0352 up to $63.4487. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MDC.US volatility(beta: 1.44)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 M-D-CHoldings's is 1.4402. This would suggest that M-D-CHoldings's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

M-D-CHoldings overview

M. D. C. Holdings, Inc. , through its subsidiaries, engages in the homebuilding and financial service businesses. Its homebuilding operations include purchasing finished lots or developing lots for the construction and sale primarily of single-family detached homes to first-time and first-time move-up homebuyers under the Richmond American Homes name. The company conducts its homebuilding operations in Arizona, California, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Utah, Virginia, Maryland, and Florida.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of M-D-CHoldings is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 19.909% of M-D-CHoldings shares are held by insiders and 74.704% by institutions.
How many people work for M-D-CHoldings?
Latest data suggests 1,773 work at M-D-CHoldings.
When does the fiscal year end for M-D-CHoldings?
M-D-CHoldings's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is M-D-CHoldings based?
M-D-CHoldings's address is: 4350 South Monaco Street, Denver, CO, United States, 80237
What is M-D-CHoldings's ISIN number?
M-D-CHoldings's international securities identification number is: US5526761086
What is M-D-CHoldings's CUSIP number?
M-D-CHoldings's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 552676108

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