Head-To-Head Survey: NVR (NYSE:NVR) & Its Peers

NVR (NYSE: NVR) is one of 11 public companies in the “Residential Builders – Single Homes” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare NVR to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.

Risk and Volatility

NVR has a beta of 0.75, indicating that its stock price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NVR’s rivals have a beta of 1.47, indicating that their average stock price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for NVR and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NVR 0 3 2 0 2.40
NVR Competitors 82 405 387 16 2.38

NVR currently has a consensus price target of $2,645.00, indicating a potential downside of 22.22%. As a group, “Residential Builders – Single Homes” companies have a potential downside of 10.43%. Given NVR’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe NVR has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares NVR and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
NVR $5.71 billion $425.26 million 24.97
NVR Competitors $4.76 billion $329.51 million 14.73

NVR has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. NVR is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

78.5% of NVR shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.0% of shares of all “Residential Builders – Single Homes” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.3% of NVR shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 14.0% of shares of all “Residential Builders – Single Homes” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares NVR and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NVR 9.22% 38.23% 19.86%
NVR Competitors 3.79% 10.87% 5.61%

Summary

NVR beats its rivals on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

NVR Company Profile

NVR, Inc. is engaged in the construction and sale of single-family detached homes, townhomes and condominium buildings. The Company’s segments are Homebuilding Mid Atlantic, Homebuilding North East, Homebuilding Mid East, Homebuilding South East and Mortgage Banking. Its Homebuilding Mid Atlantic segment operates in various geographic regions, which include Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and Washington, District of Columbia (D.C.). Its Homebuilding North East segment operates in various geographic regions, which include New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. Its Homebuilding Mid East segment operates in various geographic regions, which include New York, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois, The Homebuilding South East segment operates in various geographic regions, which include North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Tennessee. The Mortgage Banking segment provides mortgage-related services to home building customers through its mortgage banking operations.

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