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Why M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (MDC) is a Top Momentum Stock for the Long-Term

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M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (MDC)

M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. or MDC is engaged in homebuilding and financial services in the United States. The company’s revenues are generated from Homebuilding (accounting for 97.4% of 2023 total revenues) and Financial Services (2.6%) operations.

MDC is a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) stock, with a Momentum Style Score of A and VGM Score of A. Shares are down 0.1% over the past one week and up 0.3% over the past four weeks. MDC has gained 69.7% in the last one-year period as well. Looking at trading volume, an average of 1,714,110.25 shares exchanged hands over the last 20 trading days.

A company's earnings performance is important for momentum investors as well. For fiscal 2024, one analyst revised their earnings estimate higher in the last 60 days for MDC, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.35 to $5.70 per share. MDC also boasts an average earnings surprise of 63%.

With strong earnings growth, a good Zacks Rank, and top-tier Momentum and VGM Style Scores, investors should think about adding MDC to their portfolios.

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