A Closer Look At American Homes 4 Rent (AMH)’s Financials


As of Friday close, American Homes 4 Rent’s (NYSE:AMH) stock was down -$0.56, moving down -1.83 percent to $30.01. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 3,576,120 shares. 4 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.69 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 2,820,200, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,224,258.

Since last month, AMH stock retreated -12.56%. Shares of the company fell to $29.10 on 03/13/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $43.89 was reached on 02/02/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $29.10. Since the beginning of this year, AMH’s stock price has dropped by -0.43% or -$0.13, and marked a new high 12 times. However, the stock has declined by -31.62% since its 52-week high.

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AMH stock investors should be aware that American Homes 4 Rent (AMH) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 3 days ago on Mar 15. Lau Christopher, the Chief Financial Officer of the company, disposed of 22,896 shares for $30.16 on Mar 15. It resulted in a $690,621 divestment by the insider. Lau Christopher sold 13,281 shares at an average price of $30.22 on Mar 14. The insider now owns 82,896 shares following the transaction. On Mar 07, Director BENHAM DOUGLAS N bought 1,100 shares at $24.07 apiece. The transaction was valued at $26,473.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, American Homes 4 Rent (AMH) has a P/E ratio of about 42.03. The stock’s beta is 0.68. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 7.60, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.64, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 31.19 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.22 per share was paid out, which is 22.22% more than last year’s $0.18. On Friday February 10 2023, a $0.04 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending December 30 was 0.70, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.70. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 55.40% percent. In the year ended December 30, operating margins totaled 11.20%. Based on annual data, AMH earned $301.57 million in gross profit and brought in $1.49 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 1.50%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 3.90%.

In American Homes 4 Rent’s quarter-end financial report for December 30, it reported total debt of $1.89 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. AMH’s revenue rose 11.25% to $391.63 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $380.93 million. While analysts expected American Homes 4 Rent to report $0.12 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.25 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 108.30%. During the quarter, the company generated $194.01 million in EBITDA. The value of shareholders’ equity is $361.17 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at American Homes 4 Rent’s (AMH) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 30.81%, the RSI 9-day stood at 37.34% on 17 March.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current American Homes 4 Rent price is up by +2.35% percent or $0.69. At present, AMH shares trade -10.42% below its 20-day simple moving average and -6.22% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -1.64% below its SMA50 and -18.80% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 43.14% and Stochastic coefficient D was 37.45%, while ATR was 0.80. Given the Stochastic reading of 35.14% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 38.14%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.07, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.15.

Analyst Ratings

Scotiabank launched its rating on American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH) to a Sector outperform in a note to investors on January 17, 2023. American Homes 4 Rent (AMH) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, AMH is a sell, and 10 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 2 analysts rate American Homes 4 Rent stock as buy, with 8 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $35.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $30.00 – $38.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict American Homes 4 Rent (AMH) will achieve an average price target of $34.66.


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