Deer Valley (OTCMKTS:DVLY) and Nobility Homes (OTCMKTS:NOBH) are both small-cap construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends and risk.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Deer Valley and Nobility Homes’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
Nobility Homes has higher revenue and earnings than Deer Valley.
Volatility and Risk
Deer Valley has a beta of 0.13, meaning that its share price is 87% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nobility Homes has a beta of -0.09, meaning that its share price is 109% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Deer Valley and Nobility Homes’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Deer Valley and Nobility Homes, as reported by MarketBeat.
Nobility Homes pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Deer Valley does not pay a dividend.
Nobility Homes beats Deer Valley on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Deer Valley
Deer Valley Corporation, through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells factory built homes primarily in the southeastern and south central regions of the United States. It operates through Factory-Built Housing and Financial Services segments. The company offers HUD code homes and modular homes. It also provides dealer inventory-secured financing for its factory built homes. Deer Valley Corporation markets its products in approximately 14 states through a network of independent dealers, builders, developers, and government agencies. The company was formerly known as Cytation Corporation and changed its name to Deer Valley Corporation in July 2006. Deer Valley Corporation is based in Tampa, Florida. Deer Valley Corporation is a subsidiary of Peerless Systems Corp.
About Nobility Homes
Nobility Homes, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells various manufactured and modular homes in Florida. It markets its homes under the Kingswood, Richwood, Tropic Isle, Regency Manor, and Special Edition trade names. The company sells its manufactured homes through a network of its own retail sales centers; and on a wholesale basis to independent manufactured home retail dealers and manufactured home communities. In addition, it offers retail insurance services, which involve placing various types of insurance, such as property and casualty, automobile, and extended home warranty coverage with insurance underwriters on behalf of its customers in connection with their purchase and financing of manufactured homes, as well as operates as a licensed mortgage loan originator. As of November 5, 2016, the company operated 10 retail sales centers in Ocala, Chiefland, Auburndale, Inverness, Hudson, Tavares, Yulee, Panama City, and Punta Gorda. Nobility Homes, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Ocala, Florida.