M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (MDC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					           M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (MDC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                          Review
        Reference Code: GDCON31083FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: AUG 2012

          4350 South Monaco Street, Suite
                                                          Phone             +1 303 7731100                          Revenue        844.2 (million USD)
          500
          Denver, CO                                      Fax               +1 303 7713461                          Net Profit     -98.39 (million USD)
          80237                                           Website           www.richmondamerican.com                Employees      854
                                                                            MDC [New           York     Stock
          United States                                   Exchange                                                  Industry       Construction
                                                                            Exchange]

       Company Overview
       M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (MDC), is a home building company. It operates through three business segments, namely, Homebuilding,
       Financial Services and Other, and Corporate segment.. In Homebuilding, the company carries out land acquisition and
       development, home construction, sales and marketing. MDC constructs and sells single-family detached homes to first-time
       move-up and first-time homebuyers under the brand name Richmond American Homes. The Financial Services and Other offers
       mortgage loans primarily for homebuyers, as well as brokers mortgage loans for other lending institutions. This segment also
       offers third party insurance products and title agency services to its homebuyers.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      M.D.C. Holdings, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Larry A. Mizel                      Chairman                                 Strengths                             Weaknesses
         David D. Mandarich                  Chief Operating Officer
                                                                                      Multi-Market Operations in the        Weak Operational Performance
         Steven J. Borick                    Director                                 US
                                                                                                                            Substantial Debt Burden
         Herbert T. Buchwald                 Director
                                                                                      Vertically Integrated Business
         David E. Blackford                  Director                                 Segments
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Opportunities                         Threats
       Share Data
         M.D.C. Holdings, Inc.                                                        Rising Demand of Senior               Recurring Litigations
                                                                                      Housing in the US
        Share Price (USD) as on 16-Aug-                                33.74                                                Industry regulations
        2012                                                                          Rising Demand for Green
        EPS (USD)                                                       -2.12         Projects
        Market Cap (million USD)                                       1,379
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                 1,863         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       48
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (MDC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT                                                                     Reference Code: GDCON31083FSA
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. - Key Facts ...................................................................................................................................................... 4
       M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. - Key Employees.............................................................................................................................................. 5
       M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. - Major Products and Services ......................................................................................................................... 6
       M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. - History ........................................................................................................................................................... 7
       M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. - Company Statement ...................................................................................................................................... 8
       M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................... 9
          Head Office ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ....................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 11
       M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. - Business Description ................................................................................................................................... 11
       M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. - SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................... 12
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 12
          M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................. 12
             Strength - Multi-Market Operations in the US............................................................................................................................ 12
             Strength - Vertically Integrated Business Segments ................................................................................................................. 12
             Strength - Strong Growth Prospects.......................................................................................................................................... 12
          M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................................ 12
             Weakness - Weak Operational Performance ............................................................................................................................ 12
             Weakness - Substantial Debt Burden........................................................................................................................................ 12
          M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. - Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Rising Demand of Senior Housing in the US ....................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Rising Demand for Green Projects ...................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - ERP Implementation ............................................................................................................................................ 13
          M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. - Threats ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Recurring Litigations .................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Industry regulations ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Business Risk ....................................................................................................................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (MDC), is a home building company. It operates through three business segments, namely, Homebuilding, Financial Services and Other, and Corporate segment.. In Homebuilding, the company carries out land acquisition and development, home construction, sales and marketing. MDC constructs and sells single-family detached homes to first-time move-up and first-time homebuyers under the brand name Richmond American Homes. The Financial Services and Other offers mortgage loans primarily for homebuyers, as well as brokers mortgage loans for other lending institutions. This segment also offers third party insurance products and title agency services to its homebuyers. Corporate segment earns interest income on its cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments and incurs interest expense on its senior notes. The company's home building operation spread across Arizona, California, Nevada , Washington, Colorado, Utah, Pennsylvania, Delaware,New Jersey, Florida and Illinois. MDC is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the US.
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