AMH stock: buy or sell?
January 17th, 2020
American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH) is a leader in the single-family home rental industry and \"American Homes 4 Rent\" is fast becoming a nationally recognized brand for rental homes, known for high quality, good value and tenant satisfaction.
Should I buy AMH stock?Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Following a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
Currently, American Homes 4 Rent stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is American Homes 4 Rent stock a buy?
Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday.At Stocks2.com, we gathered 4 ratings published for AMH stock in the last month.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-3-14||Wells Fargo & Co||n/a||Hold|
AMH stock analysis
Shares of American Homes 4 Rent closed yesterday at $26.95 and depreciated an unpleasant -0.44%.
American Homes 4 Rent depreciated an unpleasant -0.44% and closed at $26.95. Since price and SMA100d lines crossed up on December 20th, AMH climbed $1.36 (5.31%). On November, AMH hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on November tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.
American Homes 4 Rent soared a good 2.71% this week.
Not so far away is the last price record American Homes 4 Rent marked late November 2019. Early April, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 17.58%. Since price and SMA20w lines crossed up by mid December 2019, AMH climbed $1.38 (5.40%).
AMH stock price history
AMH stock went public on August 1st, 2013 with a price of $14.611. Since then, AMH stock grew a 84.50%, with a yearly average of 14.10%. If you had invested $1,000 in AMH stock in 2013, it would worth $845.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
AMH stock historical price chart
AMH stock reached all-time highs on November with a price of $27.09.
AMH stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last 30 days we have not detected any price target for American Homes 4 Rent stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report on February, American Homes 4 Rent . As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a phenomenal gain of 11.71% to $1,072.85 M dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, slightly worse, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) grew a 1.66% to 10.09%.
|2013||$139 M||-||$-43.78 M-31.5%||-|
|2014||$399 M||186.90%||$-48.06 M-12.0%||9.77%|
|2015||$631 M||58.09%||$-62.30 M-9.9%||29.64%|
|2016||$879 M||39.38%||$6.70 M0.8%||-110.75%|
|2017||$960 M||9.27%||$81 M8.4%||1,109.84%|
|2018||$1,073 M||11.71%||$108 M10.1%||33.67%|
Quarterly financial resultsAmerican Homes 4 Rent posted $270.32 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -3.48% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $31.41 M with a profit margin of 11.62%. Profit margin appreciated a 1.84% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 9.78%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, American Homes 4 Rent sales marked an impressive increase and rocketed a 11.33%.
|2017-Q1||$234 M||-||$12 M5.2%||-|
|2017-Q2||$237 M||1.39%||$15 M6.4%||24.79%|
|2017-Q3||$247 M||4.15%||$19 M7.6%||24.42%|
|2017-Q4||$243 M||-1.63%||$35 M14.4%||86.38%|
|2018-Q1||$258 M||6.26%||$20 M7.9%||-41.71%|
|2018-Q2||$264 M||2.51%||$29 M11.0%||42.32%|
|2018-Q3||$280 M||5.89%||$27 M9.8%||-5.67%|
|2018-Q4||$270 M||-3.48%||$31 M11.6%||14.65%|
American Homes 4 Rent ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a stock, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For American Homes 4 Rent, 13.81% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for AMH stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to American Homes 4 Rent:
|Market cap||$8.1 B|
|Total shares||300.1 M|
|Float shares||259.1 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||90.8%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||13.8%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, January 17th, 2020|
|Day range||$26.84 - $27.05|
|Average true range||$0.39|
|50d mov avg||$26.13|
|100d mov avg||$25.87|
|200d mov avg||$25.08|
American Homes 4 Rent performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. For American Homes 4 Rent, the benchmark is made against .
American Homes 4 Rent competitorsUnfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as American Homes 4 Rent competitor. This doesn't mean American Homes 4 Rent does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.
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