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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.58
MDC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. MDC: 0.58 )
MDC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.61
Current: 0.58

0.03
1.61
Equity to Asset 0.47
MDC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. MDC: 0.47 )
MDC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.47

0.27
0.57
Interest Coverage 44.05
MDC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 32.05 vs. MDC: 44.05 )
MDC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.26   Max: 50.13
Current: 44.05

4.26
50.13
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.45
M-Score: -2.08
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.33
MDC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. MDC: 3.33 )
MDC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -27.41   Max: 16.53
Current: 3.33

-27.41
16.53
Net-margin (%) 6.18
MDC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. MDC: 6.18 )
MDC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -26.1   Max: 19.3
Current: 6.18

-26.1
19.3
ROE (%) 8.38
MDC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. MDC: 8.38 )
MDC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -35.02   Max: 32.13
Current: 8.38

-35.02
32.13
ROA (%) 3.92
MDC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. MDC: 3.92 )
MDC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.4   Max: 16.44
Current: 3.92

-18.4
16.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.13
MDC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.27 vs. MDC: 4.13 )
MDC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -39.67   Max: 39.86
Current: 4.13

-39.67
39.86
Revenue Growth (%) 18.80
MDC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. MDC: 18.80 )
MDC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -43.2   Max: 26
Current: 18.8

-43.2
26
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

MDC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Charles Brandes 14,265 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 423,550 sh (+38.48%)
John Buckingham 198,053 sh (+4.22%)
John Keeley Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 15,400 sh (-35.83%)
Jim Simons 258,266 sh (-39.64%)
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Q4 2013

MDC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Charles Brandes 25,260 sh (+77.08%)
Chuck Royce 517,850 sh (+22.26%)
John Buckingham 201,179 sh (+1.58%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 13,500 sh (-12.34%)
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Q1 2014

MDC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

David Dreman 1,367 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 37,565 sh (+48.71%)
Chuck Royce 620,850 sh (+19.89%)
John Buckingham 204,656 sh (+1.73%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,300 sh (-1.48%)
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Q2 2014

MDC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 722,350 sh (+16.35%)
John Buckingham 207,236 sh (+1.26%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Charles Brandes 36,735 sh (-2.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,900 sh (-48.12%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MDC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Sold Out $27.37 - $30.2 $ 25.21-12%0
David Dreman 2014-03-31 New Buy$27.4 - $32.24 $ 25.21-16%1367
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Add 48.71%$27.4 - $32.24 $ 25.21-15%37565
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Add 77.08%$27.81 - $32.2 $ 25.21-14%25260
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.39%$27.12 - $34 $ 25.21-17%0
Charles Brandes 2013-09-30 New Buy$27.12 - $34 $ 25.21-17%14265
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.51%$31.56 - $39.71 $ 25.21-30%0
John Keeley 2013-06-30 New Buy0.39%$31.56 - $39.71 $ 25.21-30%602000
Arnold Van Den Berg 2012-09-30 Reduce -89.98%4.14%$30.8 - $40.16 $ 25.21-26%150000
Charles Brandes 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$30.8 - $40.16 $ 25.21-26%0
Charles Brandes 2012-06-30 Reduce -63.42%0.03%$23.72 - $32.54 $ 25.21-7%67803
Third Avenue Management 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$23.72 - $32.54 $ 25.21-7%0
Third Avenue Management 2012-03-31 Reduce -51.95%0.01%$17.77 - $26.92 $ 25.2114%12210
Third Avenue Management 2011-12-31 Reduce -89.25%0.09%$15.39 - $23.09 $ 25.2136%25411
Charles Brandes 2011-12-31 Add 39.94%0.01%$15.39 - $23.09 $ 25.2136%185685
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-09-30 Add 8.1%0.2%$16.09 - $26.11 $ 25.2125%1648446
Charles Brandes 2011-09-30 Add 613.2%0.02%$16.09 - $26.11 $ 25.2125%132690
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 12.60
MDC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. MDC: 12.60 )
MDC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.99   Max: 150.44
Current: 12.6

3.99
150.44
P/B 1.00
MDC's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. MDC: 1.00 )
MDC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 2.41
Current: 1

0.84
2.41
P/S 0.80
MDC's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. MDC: 0.80 )
MDC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.11
Current: 0.8

0.36
2.11
EV-to-EBIT 31.94
MDC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. MDC: 31.94 )
MDC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 137.9
Current: 31.94

3.9
137.9
Shiller P/E 564.10
MDC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MDC: 564.10 )
MDC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.17   Max: 602.8
Current: 564.1

6.17
602.8
Current Ratio 11.93
MDC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. MDC: 11.93 )
MDC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 11.93
Current: 11.93

1.76
11.93
Quick Ratio 3.51
MDC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. MDC: 3.51 )
MDC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 6.35
Current: 3.51

0.16
6.35

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.90
MDC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. MDC: 2.90 )
MDC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 6.04
Current: 2.9

0.53
6.04
Dividend Payout 0.24
MDC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MDC: 0.24 )
MDC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 6.25
Current: 0.24

0.03
6.25
Dividend growth (3y) -100.00
MDC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
61% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. MDC: -100.00 )
MDC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -100   Max: 56.8
Current: -100

-100
56.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.90
MDC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. MDC: 2.90 )
MDC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 6.04
Current: 2.9

0.53
6.04
Share Buyback Rate -1.60
MDC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. MDC: -1.60 )
MDC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3   Max: -3.3
Current: -1.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 15.70
MDC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MDC: 15.70 )
MDC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.64   Max: 305.16
Current: 15.7

2.64
305.16
Price/Tangible Book 1.00
MDC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. MDC: 1.00 )
MDC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 2.26
Current: 1

0.49
2.26
Price/DCF (Projected) 9.80
MDC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
69% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MDC: 9.80 )
MDC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 26.19
Current: 9.8

0.27
26.19
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
MDC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. MDC: 0.90 )
MDC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 2.13
Current: 0.9

0.16
2.13
Price/Graham Number 0.80
MDC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. MDC: 0.80 )
MDC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 3.48
Current: 0.8

0.4
3.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.10
MDC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
51% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. MDC: 3.10 )
MDC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 25.9
Current: 3.1

0.7
25.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -5.62
MDC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
52% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. MDC: -5.62 )
MDC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7.2   Max: 29.6
Current: -5.62

-7.2
29.6

Business Description

Industry: Homebuilding & Construction » Residential Construction
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Traded in other countries:MDH.Germany
M.D.C. Holdings, Inc., is a Delaware Corporation originally incorporated in Colorado in 1972. The Company operates in the field of homebuilding and financial services. Its homebuilding operations consist of wholly-owned subsidiary companies that generally purchase finished lots for the construction and sale of single-family detached homes to first-time and first-time move-up homebuyers under the name 'Richmond American Homes.' The homebuilding operations are comprised of many homebuilding subdivisions that it considers to be its operating segments. The Financial Services and other segment consists of HomeAmerican Mortgage Corporation, which originates mortgage loans mainly for its homebuyers, American Home Insurance Agency, Inc., which offers third-party insurance products to its homebuyers, and American Home Title and Escrow Company, which provides title agency services to the Company and its homebuyers in Colorado, Florida, Maryland, Nevada, Virginia and West Virginia. The Company builds and sells mainly single-family detached homes that are designed and built to meet local customer preferences. The Company is a general contractor for all of its projects and retains subcontractors for land development and home construction. The financial services of the Company include subsidiary businesses which mainly provide mortgage financing, title insurance and homeowner insurance for its homebuyers. In its homebuilding segments, its main functions include land acquisition and development, home construction purchasing, sales and marketing, and customer service. Generally, it builds single-family detached homes in a number of standardized series, designed to provide variety in the size and style of homes for its potential homebuyers. Within each series, it builds several different floor plans offering standard and optional features. HomeAmerican is a full-service mortgage lender and the principal originator of mortgage loans for its homebuyers. To communicate its Richmond American Homes brand and sales promotions, it has a centralized in-house advertising and marketing department that controls and monitors the communication of the Company's brand and promotion efforts. The Company's business is subject to numerous federal, local and state laws and regulations concerning land development, construction of homes, sales, mortgage lending, environmental and other aspects of its business.
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