Meritage Homes Corp. (MTH)

70.65
1.16 1.67
NYSE : Consumer Durables
Prev Close 69.49
Open 69.80
Day Low/High 68.79 / 71.06
52 Wk Low/High 32.02 / 70.40
Volume 562.19K
Avg Volume 517.60K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 38.28M
Market Cap 2.61B
EPS 5.70
P/E Ratio 12.68
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Why Meritage Homes (MTH) Stock Is Higher Today

Why Meritage Homes (MTH) Stock Is Higher Today

Meritage Homes (MTH) stock is rising after Citigroup (C) increased its rating to 'buy' from 'neutral.'

Short Interest Expands By 16.3% For MTH

Short Interest Expands By 16.3% For MTH

The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 06/13/2014 settlement date, which shows a 444,626 share increase in total short interest for Meritage Homes Corp , to 3,166,703, an increase of 16.33% since 05/30/2014. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

KB Home Led Housing Stocks Higher Despite Weak Single-Family Starts

KB Home Led Housing Stocks Higher Despite Weak Single-Family Starts

Stronger-than-expected homebuilder sentiment but weaker-than expected single-family housing starts offset each other as KB Home and Lennar led homebuilder stocks higher since Mid-May.

Housing Recovery Remains Stalled

Housing Recovery Remains Stalled

Here are some trading guidelines on homebuilders after last week's reports on the housing market.

Will This Upgrade Help Meritage Homes (MTH) Stock Today?

Will This Upgrade Help Meritage Homes (MTH) Stock Today?

Meritage Homes (MTH) was upgraded to 'neutral' from 'sell' at UBS (UBS).

Will the Housing Market Stay in the Tank? Let's Crunch the Numbers on Homebuilders

Will the Housing Market Stay in the Tank? Let's Crunch the Numbers on Homebuilders

Homebuilders DR Horton, M/I Homes, Meritage Homes, Pulte and Ryland report their quarterly earnings next week.

Is It Time to Sell Homebuilder Stocks?

Is It Time to Sell Homebuilder Stocks?

KB Home's better-than-expected earnings may signal strength in homebuilders and provide a selling opportunity.

Will This Downgrade Hurt Meritage Homes (MTH) Today?

Will This Downgrade Hurt Meritage Homes (MTH) Today?

Meritage Homes (MTH) has been downgraded to "underperform" from "neutral" with a $51 price target, Bank of America said Monday. The firm said the company will likely face margin compression.

Use Options For a Chance To Buy MTH at a 23% Discount

Use Options For a Chance To Buy MTH at a 23% Discount

Looking back to 48 days ago, Meritage Homes Corp priced a 2,200,000 share secondary stock offering at $45.75 per share. Buyers in that offering made a considerable investment into the company, expecting that their investment would go up over the course of time and based on early trading on Thursday, the stock is now 6.4% higher than the offering price.

Housing-Related Stocks Hold Up Despite Weak Data

Housing-Related Stocks Hold Up Despite Weak Data

We're crunching the numbers for the 19 housing sector index components and the recent data for homebuilder sentiment and single-family housing starts.

Trading 12 Homebuilders With Mixed Earnings and Housing Data

Trading 12 Homebuilders With Mixed Earnings and Housing Data

Homebuilders are vulnerable once again as sentiment slips in January with weaker-than-expected single-family housing starts in December.

Wednesday Will Be a Coin Toss

Following today's unexceptional bounce, I am still expecting a rally that builds the right shoulder of a head-and-shoulders top.

Interesting MTH Put And Call Options For September 20th

Interesting MTH Put And Call Options For September 20th

Investors in Meritage Homes Corp saw new options become available today, for the September 20th expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 242 days until expiration the newly available contracts represent a potential opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.

Insider Trading Alert - THS, AL, MTH, TRMB And SLH Traded By Insiders

Insider Trading Alert - THS, AL, MTH, TRMB And SLH Traded By Insiders

Stocks with insider trader activity include THS, AL, MTH, TRMB and SLH

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Watch Out: Barbarians At The Gate For Meritage Homes Corporation (MTH)

Watch Out: Barbarians At The Gate For Meritage Homes Corporation (MTH)

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Meritage Homes Corporation (MTH) as a "barbarian at the gate" (strong stocks crossing above resistance with today's range greater than 200%) candidate

MTH June 2014 Options Begin Trading

MTH June 2014 Options Begin Trading

Investors in Meritage Homes Corp saw new options begin trading today, for the June 2014 expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 243 days until expiration the newly trading contracts represent a potential opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.

First Week Of November 16th Options Trading For Meritage Homes (MTH)

First Week Of November 16th Options Trading For Meritage Homes (MTH)

Investors in Meritage Homes Corp saw new options begin trading this week, for the November 16th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the MTH options chain for the new November 16th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.

3 Stocks Dragging In The Materials & Construction Industry

3 Stocks Dragging In The Materials & Construction Industry

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the materials & construction industry lower today.

October 19th Options Now Available For Meritage Homes (MTH)

October 19th Options Now Available For Meritage Homes (MTH)

Investors in Meritage Homes Corp saw new options become available today, for the October 19th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the MTH options chain for the new October 19th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.

Today's Top Performers In Materials & Construction

Today's Top Performers In Materials & Construction

TheStreet highlights 5 stocks pushing the materials & construction industry higher today.

Analysts Not Worried About Rates For Builders

Analysts Not Worried About Rates For Builders

Analysts are not worried about the effect of rising rates on homebuilders.

Meritage Homes Becomes Oversold (MTH)

Meritage Homes Becomes Oversold (MTH)

Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100.

3 Homebuilders Ready to Fall Down

3 Homebuilders Ready to Fall Down

These stocks look ripe for pullbacks if the housing market fails to grow at a pace that the major share price gains already imply.

Meritage Homes Stock Hits New 52-Week High (MTH)

Meritage Homes Stock Hits New 52-Week High (MTH)

Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $52.40, above its previous 52-week high of $52.38 with 60,035 shares traded as of 10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 618,100 shares over the past 30 days.

Meritage Homes Reaches New 52-Week High (MTH)

Meritage Homes Reaches New 52-Week High (MTH)

Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $50.59, above its previous 52-week high of $50.50 with 337,785 shares traded as of 2 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 627,000 shares over the past 30 days.

Meritage Homes Stock Hits New 52-Week High (MTH)

Meritage Homes Stock Hits New 52-Week High (MTH)

Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $49.43, above its previous 52-week high of $49.05 with 107,701 shares traded as of 10:05 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 617,400 shares over the past 30 days.

4 Stocks Rising on Unusual Volume

4 Stocks Rising on Unusual Volume

Unusual volume can be a major signal that hedge funds and momentum traders are piling into a stock ahead of a catalyst.

MTH Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average

MTH Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average

In trading on Thursday, shares of Meritage Homes Corp crossed below their 200 day moving average of $39.13, changing hands as low as $39.02 per share. Meritage Homes Corp shares are currently trading down about 4.5% on the day.

TheStreet Quant Rating: A- (Buy)