Deer Valley (OTCMKTS:DVLY) and Legacy Housing (NASDAQ:LEGH) are both construction companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
16.6% of Legacy Housing shares are held by institutional investors. 81.6% of Deer Valley shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 49.1% of Legacy Housing shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Deer Valley and Legacy Housing, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Legacy Housing has a consensus price target of $18.00, indicating a potential upside of 19.84%. Given Legacy Housing’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Legacy Housing is more favorable than Deer Valley.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Deer Valley and Legacy Housing’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Legacy Housing||$161.88 million||2.29||$21.51 million||$1.07||14.04|
Legacy Housing has higher revenue and earnings than Deer Valley.
This table compares Deer Valley and Legacy Housing’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Legacy Housing beats Deer Valley on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Deer Valley Company Profile
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.
Legacy Housing Company Profile
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.
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