AMH stock: buy or sell?

AMH stock price: $23.13 5.47% At close on March 27th, 2020

Updated on:
March 27th, 2020

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Shares of American Homes 4 Rent ended yesterday at $23.13 and rocketed an outstanding 5.47%. Friday was the 4th climbing day in a row, soaring 25.50%. On Monday AMH plummed a bloodcurdling -7.60%.

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?

You can't be a successful trader if you don't follow a methodolgy or system that assist you in choosing companies and the correct market timing. That's why is so important to define your own trading plan that matches with your character as inversor. 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.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean AMH will fall in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is American Homes 4 Rent stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for AMH stock for the last month.

AMH stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of American Homes 4 Rent ended yesterday at $23.13 and rocketed an outstanding 5.47%.

Shares of American Homes 4 Rent rocketed an outstanding 5.47% and closed at $23.13. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed down on Mar 16th, AMH fell $-4.81 per share (-17.22%). On February, AMH hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $28.29 recorded on February. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.

AMH stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a scary -43.06% in a week last week, American Homes 4 Rent closed this week at $23.13 and boosted an outstanding 18.43%.

Not so far away is the last all-time high American Homes 4 Rent marked by mid February, but since then it dropped a 22.46%.

AMH stock chart (weekly)

AMH stock price history

AMH stock went public on August 1st, 2013 with a price of $14.591. Since then, AMH stock grew a 58.50%, with an average of 9.80% per year. If you had invested right after AMH's IPO a $1,000 in AMH stock in 2013, it would worth $585.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

AMH stock historical price chart

AMH stock reached all-time highs on February with a price of $29.83.

AMH stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. You should not follow the analysts' AMH stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not found any price target for American Homes 4 Rent stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, when American Homes 4 Rent published its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will update this report.
AMH earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a-0.01n/a
2017-Q2-n/a0.02n/a
2017-Q32017-11-02-0.01n/an/a
2017-Q42018-02-220.260.260.0%
2018-Q12018-05-030.270.25-7.4%
2018-Q22018-08-020.270.270.0%
2018-Q32018-11-010.270.270.0%
2018-Q42019-02-210.280.280.0%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a phenomenal increase of 11.71% to $1,072.85 million USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, on the other hand, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) grew a 1.66% to 10.09%.

AMH annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$139 M-$-43.78 M-31.5%-
2014$399 M186.90%$-48.06 M-12.0%9.77%
2015$631 M58.09%$-62.30 M-9.9%29.64%
2016$879 M39.38%$6.70 M0.8%-110.75%
2017$960 M9.27%$81 M8.4%1,109.84%
2018$1,073 M11.71%$108 M10.1%33.67%

Quarterly financial results

American Homes 4 Rent reported $270.32 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -3.48% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $31.41 million with a profit margin of 11.62%. Profit margin raised 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 growth and climbed a 11.33%.
AMH quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$234 M-$12 M5.2%-
2017-Q2$237 M1.39%$15 M6.4%24.79%
2017-Q3$247 M4.15%$19 M7.6%24.42%
2017-Q4$243 M-1.63%$35 M14.4%86.38%
2018-Q1$258 M6.26%$20 M7.9%-41.71%
2018-Q2$264 M2.51%$29 M11.0%42.32%
2018-Q3$280 M5.89%$27 M9.8%-5.67%
2018-Q4$270 M-3.48%$31 M11.6%14.65%

American Homes 4 Rent ownership

When you are planning to buy a stock, it's always worth to overview 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, 15.14% 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:

AMH
Market cap$6.9 B
Total shares300.2 M
Float shares255.3 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)90.5%
  - Insider holdings (%)15.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%

AMH summary

Friday, March 27th, 2020
Open$21.25
Close$23.13
Day range$21.00 - $23.75
Previous close$21.93
Session gain5.47%
Average true range$2.80
50d mov avg$26.54
100d mov avg$26.29
200d mov avg$25.72
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern

American Homes 4 Rent performance

To measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. In the following table, we compare American Homes 4 Rent to :
Stock3m6m12m
AMH-10.76%-9.96%2.62%

American Homes 4 Rent competitors

Unfortunately, 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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