Media stories about M/I Homes (NYSE:MHO) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. M/I Homes earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the construction company an impact score of 46.3445543249915 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

M/I Homes (NYSE MHO) traded down $0.20 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $31.46. 23,063 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 289,444. M/I Homes has a 1-year low of $22.99 and a 1-year high of $37.41. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08, a current ratio of 5.61 and a quick ratio of 1.04. The firm has a market capitalization of $861.67, a P/E ratio of 13.93 and a beta of 1.21.

M/I Homes (NYSE:MHO) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 1st. The construction company reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.96 by ($0.06). The business had revenue of $621.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $589.11 million. M/I Homes had a return on equity of 12.66% and a net margin of 3.56%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 18.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.67 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that M/I Homes will post 4.19 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of M/I Homes from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of M/I Homes from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, January 5th. TheStreet downgraded shares of M/I Homes from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 28th. Wedbush upped their price target on shares of M/I Homes from $35.00 to $41.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, December 29th. Finally, JMP Securities set a $38.00 price target on shares of M/I Homes and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. M/I Homes presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $40.00.

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M/I Homes Company Profile

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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