Key Factors to Keep in Mind Before Investing in PHM

Shares of Consumer Discretionary sector company Pulte moved -2.1% today, and are now trading at a price of $103.99. The Large-Cap stock's daily volume was 1,632,903 compared to its average volume of 1,733,548. The S&P 500 index returned a 0.0% performance.

PulteGroup, Inc., through its subsidiaries, primarily engages in the homebuilding business in the United States. The company is based in Atlanta and has 6,382 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $21,873,463,296. Pulte currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 0.7% per year.

16 analysts are following Pulte and have set target prices ranging from $105.0 to $183.0 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At today's prices, PHM is trading -21.4% away from its average analyst target price of $132.3 per share.

Over the last year, PHM's share price has increased by 37.7%, which represents a difference of 14.6% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $122.72 per share whereas its 52 week low is $68.8. With average free cash flows of $1.29 Billion that have been growing at an average rate of 11.8% over the last 5 years, Pulte is in a position to continue its strong stock performance trend.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023 2,196,762 92,201 2,104,561 278.65
2022 668,466 112,661 555,805 -40.32
2021 1,004,021 72,781 931,240 -46.05
2020 1,784,342 58,354 1,725,988 69.57
2019 1,076,002 58,119 1,017,883 -26.73
2018 1,448,280 59,039 1,389,241
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