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Shares of residential construction company PulteGroup Inc. (PHM) fell 11% this week. The Atlanta-based company announced its fiscal fourth-quarter results on Wednesday after the market closed.
The stock fell nearly 8% following the announcement despite posting an impressive quarter that beat analysts' expectations on revenue and earnings. Shares of the company are still up more than 145% since bottoming on March 23. However, PulteGroup has now lost 2.58% in market value over the last 12 months following this week's pullback.
Highlights from recent quarterly results
PulteGroup posted adjusted earnings per share growth
The following cyclical companies have grown their earnings per share over a five-year period. According to the GuruFocus discounted cash flow calculator as of Jan 8, all of them also trade with a margin of safety.
The Home Depot
The Home Depot Inc.'s (HD) earnings per share have grown 17.80% per annum over the past five years.
According to the DCF calculator, the stock is undervalued with an 19.06% margin of safety at $226.36 per share. The price-earnings ratio is 22.96. The share price has been as high as $292.95 and as low as $140.63 in the last year;
An explosion of home building occurred in the 1970s as the Baby Boomers began buying their own accommodations. The Boomers were far more numerous than the preceding generation, and thus existing housing stocks were inadequate. As a result, home builders were kept busy for years.
Could we be on the cusp of another such boom? One respected voice suggests we might. Bill Smead of Smead Capital Management recently argued that history is about to repeat itself. In his recent GuruFocus article, "Net Present Value Bargains," he wrote:
"The myopic media has preached that home buying will be determined
Bill Smead, chief investment officer of Smead Capital Management, urged caution in regard to approaching the market during an interview with CNBC's "The Exchange" on Monday.
"We would not be interested in owning the S&P 500 Index, which is now just going to be chock-a-block with very expensive and very popular items that will do better if we stay in quarantine," he said. "Obviously, we are nervous for our friends who've been feasting in the growth stock world the last two or three years."
Shunning the high-flying growth stocks, the guru's Phoenix-based investment firm, which he founded in 2007, currently
The U.S. economy entered a recession in the first quarter this year, and many investors assumed it would be 2008 all over again. In other words, the consensus estimate back in March was for housing starts to decline, home sales to reach new lows and homebuilder stocks to shed billions of dollars in market value. None of these expectations, however, materialized.
The economic stimulus packages introduced by the government, the emergency rate cut delivered by the Federal Reserve and the return of the quantitative easing program have all contributed to the strong performance of the housing market over the last
Most investors are aware of the successful investments of Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio). Like so many billionaire investors, the Oracle of Omaha's investment strategy and the stocks he owned to get where he is today have been analyzed again and again. The same can be said for other well-known investors such as Charlie Munger (Trades, Portfolio), Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio) and Carl Icahn (Trades, Portfolio).
But spending too much time concentrating on these high-profile investors is, in my opinion, a mistake. There are many other successful hedge fund
The fund reduced its position in Accenture PLC (ACN) by 35.61%. The trade had an impact of -1% on the portfolio.
The IT services firm has a market cap of $145.74 billion and an enterprise value of $141.54 billion.
GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 33.09% and return on assets of 15.5%
According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener as of Oct. 19, the following cyclical stocks are popular among gurus.
Rollins Inc. (ROL) has a market cap of $19.16 billion. Its revenue has risen just 1% over the past 10 years.
The company, which provides pest and termite control services, is held by seven gurus, including Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.70% of outstanding shares, Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.38% and Tom Gayner (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.25%.
As of Oct. 19, the stock was
According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, a Premium feature, the following companies have high business predictability ratings and wide margins of safety as of Sept. 2.
Synnex Corp. (SNX) has a business predictability rank of five out of five stars and, according to the discounted cash flow calculator, a 21.07% margin of safety at an average price of $128 per share.
The provider of wholesale IT integration and distribution services has a market cap of $6.5 billion and an enterprise value of $8.4 billion. Over the past five years, its revenue and earnings per share have increased
While listening to Rob Arnott on a recent Morningstar podcast, I became enamored with something he was emphatic about. He pointed out that the structural advantage of being a contrarian isn't being smarter. Every winning purchase in the stock market comes as an opportunity cost to the seller. In aggregate, the non-passive portion of the market will look like the respective index. Arnott asked the question: "Who are you trading against?" In other words, who is on the other side of your transactions in the stock market?
It's a very interesting question to ask all investors. With 60% of U.S.
According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, a Premium feature, the following companies have high business predictability ratings and wide margins of safety as of July 28.
Canadian Pacific Railway
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (CP) has a business predictability rank of five out of five stars and, according to the discounted cash flow calculator, a 22.83% margin of safety at an average price of $276 per share.
The railroad company has a market cap of $37.5 billion and an enterprise value of $44.4 billion. Over the past five years, its revenue and earnings per share have increased 3.3% and 17.1%.
The stock market is a big place with thousands of investments that you can make as an investor. It’s a frustrating place. There is a myriad of investing disciplines that you can seek out. As a millennial, my generation is learning this for the first time. Don’t kid yourself for one second: they will destroy wealth.
This element of speculative risk was underlined by an article in The New York Times on July 8, 2020, Robinhood Has Lured Young Traders, Sometimes With Devastating Results. The author, Nathaniel Popper, writes about Richard Dobatse, a husband and father, who signed up
Shrugging off the headwinds caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Taylor Morrison Home Corp. (TMHC) recorded its best month of sales in the company’s history in June.
The combination of ultra-low mortgage rates, a shortage of existing homes for sale and high demand for new high-tech houses helped push the Scottsdale, Arizona-based homebuilder’s net sales orders 94% higher year over year, setting a new record of 1,715. It also posted a record sales pace per community of 4.3.
In a statement, Chairman and CEO Sheryl Palmer praised the company’s performance.
"To experience our best sales month in company history amid a
Investors who picked up shares of NVR Inc. (NVR) after the 2008 financial crisis and held them until early 2020 would have been pleased: Between March of 2009, when the last big market recovery started, and February 2020, the stock rose from about $320 to $4,037. That’s a 12.6-fold increase in 11 years.
But that’s only part of the story.
NVR builds and sells single-family detached homes, townhomes and condominium buildings, and almost all of them are built on a pre-sold basis. In addition, it operates a mortgage banking and title services business.
The firm trimmed the Aflac Inc. (AFL) position by 57.71%. The portfolio was impacted by -2.27%.
The company offers health and life insurance. It has a market cap of $25.77 billion and an enterprise value of $28.38 billion.
GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 10.57% and return on assets of 1.95% are outperforming 58% of companies in the
According to statistics from John Burns Real Estate Consulting (JBRC), a firm that tracks data points from hundreds of builders in the U.S., the number of new homes sold per week declined approximately 85% between the first week of March and the first week of April.
However, numbers unexpectedly began to pick back up again, reaching 35% of early-March levels for the week ended April 19.
“Just this week we have experienced an increase in sales, as well as continued website engagement activity,” Stephan Paul, who serves as the executive vice president of Mid-Atlantic Builders, said.
Who are the buyers?
Companies that are growing their earnings are often good investments. According to the GuruFocus discounted cash flow calculator as of April 20, the following undervalued companies have a high margin of safety and have grown their earnings per share over a five-year period through the end of 2019.
Booking Holdings Inc.'s (BKNG) earnings per share have grown 19.20% per annum over the past five years.
According to the DCF calculator, the stock is undervalued with a 54.11% margin of safety at $1,432.87 per share. The price-earnings ratio is 13.07. The share
In light of strong growth in February pending home sales, five homebuilders with expanding operating margins, as well as strong Piotroski F and Altman Z-scores are Cavco Industries Inc. (CVCO), KB Home (KBH), M/I Homes Inc. (MHO), NVR Inc. (NVR) and PulteGroup Inc. (PHM) according to the All-in-One Screener, a GuruFocus Premium feature.
Homebuilding sector reports strong growth in February
The National Association of Realtors reported on Monday that pending home sales increased for the second consecutive month during February, with expansion in month-over-month contract activity for each of the four major regions: Northeast, Midwest, South and West.
As the market attempts to recover from the beating it has taken over the past several weeks from the Covid-19 outbreak and oil price war, value investors are hunting for opportunities to profit from. One such area could be residential construction, as the monthly measure of homebuilder sentiment emulated the escalating economic effects of the coronavirus.
While sentiment levels have remained in a tight range in the low to mid-70s for the past six months, the National Association of Home Builders/ Wells Fargo Housing Market Index reported on Tuesday that it fell to two points to 72 in March. A
The following companies may be undervalued as of March 9, 2020, since their stocks have a price-earnings ratio below 20 and a price-earnings to growth (PEG) ratio below 1.
Furthermore, sell-side analysts on Wall Street have also issued positive recommendation ratings for these securities.
The first company that meets these criteria is Callaway Golf Co (ELY).
Shares of the Carlsbad, California-based designer, manufacturer and seller of golf clubs, balls, apparel and other products traded at a price of $14.21 per unit at close on Monday for a market capitalization of $1.34 billion.
The price-earnings ratio is 17.54 versus