Media stories about M/I Homes (NYSE:MHO) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. M/I Homes earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 46.3445543249915 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Several research analysts have issued reports on MHO shares. Wedbush upped their price target on M/I Homes from $35.00 to $41.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, December 29th. ValuEngine raised shares of M/I Homes from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of M/I Homes from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. JMP Securities set a $38.00 target price on shares of M/I Homes and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of M/I Homes from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 28th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. M/I Homes currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $40.00.
Shares of M/I Homes (MHO) traded down $0.20 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $31.46. 23,063 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 289,444. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a current ratio of 5.61. M/I Homes has a 52 week low of $22.99 and a 52 week high of $37.41. The firm has a market cap of $861.67, a P/E ratio of 13.93 and a beta of 1.21.
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About M/I Homes
M/I Homes, Inc is a builder of single-family homes. The Company consists of two operations: homebuilding and financial services. It operates through Midwest homebuilding, Southern homebuilding, Mid-Atlantic homebuilding and financial services operations segments. The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged primarily in the construction and sale of single-family residential homes in 15 markets: Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois; Minneapolis/St.
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