M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE:MHO) – Earning News

On Thursday M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE:MHO) remained among the day gainers and traded with change of 0.74% on volume of 214601 shares in the current session as compared to average volume of 219901 shares. During current trade its minimum price was $31.5 and it gained highest price of $32.97. MHO has total market capitalization of $896622208. Its current value stands at $32.58.

M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE:MHO) declared results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017.

2017 Fourth-Quarter Results:

  • New contracts increased 22% to a record 1,220 contracts
  • Revenue increased 19% to a record $621.7 million
  • Homes delivered increased 12% to 1,584 – the highest in ten years
  • Pre-tax income increased to $34.1 million from $33.7 million in 2016; including $7.7 million and $4.0 million of impairment charges, respectively; excluding impairment charges, pre-tax income improved 11% to $41.8 million
  • Net income of $15.9 million ($0.53 per diluted share), including a deferred tax asset re-measurement charge of $6.5 million ($0.21 per diluted share) as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; 2016 net income was $20.6 million ($0.67 per diluted share)
  • Diluted earnings per share increased 20% to $0.90 per share excluding the impact of the deferred tax asset re-measurement and the impact of the impairment charges in each year
  • Backlog sales value increased 15% to $791 million, and backlog units increased 12%

2017 Full-Year Results:

  • Record revenue of $1.96 billion, an increase of 16%
  • Record homes delivered of 5,089, a 14% increase
  • Record new contracts of 5,299, an increase of 11%
  • Pre-tax income of $120.3 million, a 31% increase compared to $91.8 million in 2016
  • Pre-tax income in 2017 increased 19% to $136.5 million from $115.2 million in 2016, excluding stucco-related repair and impairment charges in each year
  • Net income of $72.1 million ($2.26 per diluted share) compared to $56.6 million ($1.84 per diluted share) in 2016
  • Diluted earnings per share were $2.88 compared to $2.32 per share in 2016 – a 24% increase, excluding the impact of the deferred tax asset re-measurement and a $2.3 million equity adjustment related to the 2017 redemption of preferred shares in the third quarter of 2017, along with stucco-related repair and impairment charges in each year.

For the fourth quarter of 2017, the Company reported net income of $15.9 million, or $0.53 per diluted share. This compares to net income of $20.6 million, or $0.67 per diluted share, in 2016. For the year ended December 31, 2017, the Company reported net income of $72.1 million, or $2.26 per diluted share, compared to net income of $56.6 million or $1.84 per diluted share in 2016.  2017’s net income includes the impact of a deferred tax asset re-measurement ($6.5 million), after-tax stucco-related repair costs ($5.4 million) and after-tax impairment charges ($4.9 million). Exclusive of these charges and after-tax stucco-related repair and impairment charges in 2016, net income increased 25% to $89.0 million compared to $71.1 million in 2016.

New contracts for 2017’s fourth quarter reached a fourth quarter record-high of 1,220, increasing 22% from 2016’s fourth quarter of 999.  For 2017, new contracts also reached a record-high of 5,299, an 11% increase over 2016’s new contracts of 4,755.  M/I Homes had 188 active communities at December 31, 2017 compared to 178 a year ago. The Company’s cancellation rate was 13% in 2017’s fourth quarter. Homes delivered of 1,584 in 2017’s fourth quarter were 12% higher than 2016’s 1,416 homes delivered.  Homes delivered for the twelve months ended December 31, 2017 increased 14% to a record-high 5,089 from 2016’s deliveries of 4,482. Homes in backlog increased 12% at December 31, 2017 to 2,014 units, with a sales value of $791 million (a 15% increase over last year), and the average sales price in backlog increased 3% to a record-high of $393,000.  At December 31, 2016, the sales value of the 1,804 homes in backlog was $685 million, with an average sales price of $380,000.

Robert H. Schottenstein, Chief Executive Officer and President, stated, “We had strong 2017 results highlighted by all-time Company records for revenue, new contracts, and homes delivered.   These records led us to a 25% increase in our 2017 net income, excluding the non-operating items.  For the first time in our history, we exceeded 5,000 units in both homes delivered and new contracts while reaching nearly $2 billion in revenue.  Importantly, our revenue and earnings growth resulted from strong performances in many of our homebuilding divisions, combined with another record performance by our financial services business.  We also reached our highest year-end backlog level in more than 10 years, with a sales value of $791 million – a 15% increase over 2016.”

 

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