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Shares of Meritage Homes Rank the Highest in Terms of Earnings Yield in the Homebuilding Industry (MTH, LEN, MHO, PHM, DHI)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Homebuilding industry with the highest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.

Meritage Homes ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 9.1%. Lennar is next with a an earnings yield of 7.7%. M/I Homes ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 7.3%.

Pulte Homes follows with a an earnings yield of 7.2%, and DR Horton rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 7.2%.

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