Lennar Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a homebuilder primarily under the Lennar brand in the United States. More Details
Flawless balance sheet, undervalued and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Lennar's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LEN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LEN's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Consumer Durables
1 Year Return
US Consumer Durables
Return vs Industry: LEN underperformed the US Consumer Durables industry which returned 116.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LEN exceeded the US Market which returned 49.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Lennar's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Lennar undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LEN ($96.13) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($162.63)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LEN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LEN is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.8x) compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average (15.5x).
PE vs Market: LEN is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.8x) compared to the US market (19.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LEN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LEN is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average (2.1x).
How is Lennar forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LEN's forecast earnings growth (4% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: LEN's earnings (4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LEN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LEN's revenue (8.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LEN's revenue (8.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LEN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.6%).
How has Lennar performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LEN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LEN's current net profit margins (13%) are higher than last year (8.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LEN's earnings have grown significantly by 27.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LEN's earnings growth over the past year (52.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (27.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LEN earnings growth over the past year (52.4%) underperformed the Consumer Durables industry 63.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LEN's Return on Equity (16.3%) is considered low.
How is Lennar's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LEN's short term assets ($22.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: LEN's short term assets ($22.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($9.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LEN's debt to equity ratio (36.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: LEN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 107.9% to 36.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LEN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (60.4%).
Interest Coverage: LEN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (158.5x coverage).
What is Lennar current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LEN's dividend (1.04%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.28%).
High Dividend: LEN's dividend (1.04%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.48%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LEN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LEN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (7.6%), LEN's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LEN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (10.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jon Jaffe (60 yo)
Mr. Jonathan M. Jaffe, also known as Jon, has been the Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-President of Lennar Corporation since November 2020. He has been a Director of Lennar Corporation since April 12, 20...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jon's total compensation ($USD19.35M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.15M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jon's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LEN's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LEN's board of directors are considered experienced (7.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LEN insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Lennar Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lennar Corporation
- Ticker: LEN
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1954
- Industry: Homebuilding
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: US$29.345b
- Shares outstanding: 313.38m
- Website: https://www.lennar.com
Number of Employees
- Lennar Corporation
- 700 Northwest 107th Avenue
- United States
Lennar Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a homebuilder primarily under the Lennar brand in the United States. It operates through Homebuilding East, Homebuilding Central, Homebuildin...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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