Nobility Homes (OTCMKTS:NOBH) and Legacy Housing (NASDAQ:LEGH) are both small-cap construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Nobility Homes and Legacy Housing, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Legacy Housing has a consensus target price of $17.00, suggesting a potential upside of 29.67%. Given Legacy Housing’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Legacy Housing is more favorable than Nobility Homes.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Nobility Homes and Legacy Housing’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Nobility Homes||$42.81 million||1.99||$4.96 million||N/A||N/A|
|Legacy Housing||$128.73 million||2.44||$26.34 million||N/A||N/A|
Legacy Housing has higher revenue and earnings than Nobility Homes.
Nobility Homes pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Legacy Housing does not pay a dividend.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
14.1% of Legacy Housing shares are owned by institutional investors. 65.9% of Nobility Homes shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Nobility Homes and Legacy Housing’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Legacy Housing beats Nobility Homes on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Nobility Homes Company Profile
Nobility Homes, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells various manufactured and modular homes in Florida. It markets its homes under the Kingswood, Richwood, Tropic Isle, Regency Manor, and Special Edition trade names. The company sells its manufactured homes through a network of its own retail sales centers; and on a wholesale basis to independent manufactured home retail dealers and manufactured home communities. In addition, it offers retail insurance services, which involve placing various types of insurance, such as property and casualty, automobile, and extended home warranty coverage with insurance underwriters on behalf of its customers in connection with their purchase and financing of manufactured homes, as well as operates as a licensed mortgage loan originator. As of November 5, 2016, the company operated 10 retail sales centers in Ocala, Chiefland, Auburndale, Inverness, Hudson, Tavares, Yulee, Panama City, and Punta Gorda. Nobility Homes, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Ocala, Florida.
Legacy Housing Company Profile
Legacy Housing Corporation builds, sells, and finances manufactured homes and tiny houses primarily in the southern United States. It manufactures and provides services for the transport of mobile homes; offers wholesale financing services to dealers and mobile home parks; and provides retail financing services to consumers. The company markets its homes under the Legacy brand name through a network of 117 independent and 11 company-owned retail locations, as well as direct sales to owners of manufactured home communities in 15 states in the United States. Its customers include young and working class families, as well as persons aged 55 and older. Legacy Housing Corporation was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Bedford, Texas.
Receive News & Ratings for Nobility Homes Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Nobility Homes and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.