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

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE: MTH) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $28.67, above its previous 52-week high of $28.66 with 204,056 shares traded as of 11:25 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 432,600 shares over the past 30 days.

Meritage Homes has a market cap of $854.9 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 20.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Meritage Homes Corporation engages in designing and building single-family attached and detached homes in the southern and western United States.

TheStreet Ratings rates Meritage Homes as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full Meritage Homes Ratings Report.

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