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How to buy Dr Horton (DHI) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Dr Horton stocks.
Dr Horton is a residential construction business based in the US. Dr Horton stocks (DHI.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $106.96 – a decrease of 0.97% over the previous week. Dr Horton employs 11,788 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $27.8 billion.
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – DHI – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Dr Horton?
- Has coronavirus impacted Dr Horton shares?
- Dr Horton shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Dr Horton stock a buy or sell?
- Dr Horton performance over time
- Is Dr Horton suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Dr Horton shares over-valued?
- Dr Horton's financials
- How volatile are Dr Horton shares?
- Does Dr Horton pay a dividend?
- Have Dr Horton shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Dr Horton stock price (NYSE:DHI)Use our graph to track the performance of DHI stocks over time.
Dr Horton shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$89.45|
|52-week range||$72.12 - $110.45|
|50-day moving average||$101.43|
|200-day moving average||$94.37|
|Wall St. target price||$120.68|
|Dividend yield||$0.8 (1.02%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$11.41|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Dr Horton stock?
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Dr Horton price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-15)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-12-22)||N/A|
|3 months (2021-10-26)||0.85%|
|6 months (2021-07-26)||-3.32%|
|1 year (2021-01-26)||14.99%|
|2 years (2020-01-24)||52.88%|
|3 years (2019-01-25)||139.81%|
|5 years (2017-01-26)||185.33%|
Is Dr Horton under- or over-valued?
Valuing Dr Horton stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Dr Horton's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Dr Horton's P/E ratio
Dr Horton'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, Dr Horton 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.
Dr Horton's PEG ratio
Dr Horton's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.7968. 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 Dr Horton's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Dr Horton's EBITDA
Dr Horton's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $5.5 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Dr Horton's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Dr Horton financials
|Revenue TTM||$27.8 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||19.36%|
|Gross profit TTM||$7.4 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||15.66%|
|Return on equity TTM||30.66%|
|Market capitalisation||$31.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Dr Horton's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Dr Horton.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Dr Horton's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 28
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Dr Horton's overall score of 28 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 32nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Dr Horton is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Dr Horton's environmental score
Environmental score: 13.47/100
Dr Horton's environmental score of 13.47 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Dr Horton is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Dr Horton's social score
Social score: 15.42/100
Dr Horton's social score of 15.42 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Dr Horton is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Dr Horton's governance score
Governance score: 14.6/100
Dr Horton's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Dr Horton is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Dr Horton's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Dr Horton scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Dr Horton has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Dr Horton share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 7.17% of net profits
Recently Dr Horton has paid out, on average, around 7.17% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.02% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Dr Horton shareholders could enjoy a 1.02% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Dr Horton's case, that would currently equate to about $0.8 per share.
While Dr Horton's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Dr Horton is investing more in its future growth.
Dr Horton's most recent dividend payout was on 15 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Dr Horton's shares ever split?
Dr Horton's shares were split on a 4:3 basis on 17 March 2005. So if you had owned 3 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Dr Horton shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 25% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Dr Horton shares which in turn could have impacted Dr Horton's share price.
Dr Horton share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Dr Horton's shares have ranged in value from as little as $72.1158 up to $110.45. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Dr Horton's is 1.633. This would suggest that Dr Horton's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Dr Horton overview
D. R. Horton, Inc. operates as a homebuilding company in East, North, Southeast, South Central, Southwest, and Northwest regions in the United States. It engages in the acquisition and development of land; and construction and sale of residential homes in 31 states and 98 markets under the names of D. R. Horton, America's Builder, Express Homes, Emerald Homes, and Freedom Homes.
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