Legacy Housing (NASDAQ:LEGH) and Deer Valley (OTCMKTS:DVLY) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and earnings.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Legacy Housing and Deer Valley’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Legacy Housing||$161.88 million||2.43||$21.51 million||$1.07||14.90|
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Legacy Housing and Deer Valley, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Legacy Housing currently has a consensus target price of $18.00, indicating a potential upside of 12.92%. Given Legacy Housing’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Legacy Housing is more favorable than Deer Valley.
This table compares Legacy Housing and Deer Valley’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
16.7% of Legacy Housing shares are held by institutional investors. 49.1% of Legacy Housing shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 81.6% of Deer Valley shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Legacy Housing beats Deer Valley on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Legacy Housing
Legacy Housing Corporation builds, sells, and finances manufactured homes and tiny houses primarily in the southern United States. The company manufactures and provides for the transport of mobile homes; and offers wholesale financing to dealers and mobile home parks, as well as a range of homes, including 1 to 5 bedrooms, with 1 to 3 1/2 bathrooms. It also provides floor plan or wholesale financing for independent retailers; consumer financing for its products sold to end-users; and financing to community owners that buy its products for use in their rental housing communities. The company markets its homes under the Legacy brand through a network of 114 independent and 12 company-owned retail locations, as well as direct sales to owners of manufactured home communities in 15 states in the United States. Legacy Housing Corporation was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Bedford, Texas.
About Deer Valley
Deer Valley Corp. engages in designs, manufactures, and finances factory built homes. It specializes in developing of homes and markets through a network of independent dealers, builders, developers, and government agencies. The company was founded on November 1, 1999 and is headquartered in Guin, AL.
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