Construction and Housebuilding

COVID-19: Assessing the risks

  • Sectors : Construction and Housebuilding
  • Companies : Cairn Homes | Glenveagh Properties


Ratings and price correct at time of issue

Company Rating Date Previous Rating Date Closing Price
Cairn Homes OUTPERFORM 26/08/15 N/A N/A 68.7c
Glenveagh Properties OUTPERFORM 10/11/17 N/A N/A 51.2c


In this report, we set out three important points for the listed homebuilder sector in Ireland: (1) forward order books are large and provide near-term comfort; (2) balance sheets and liquidity positions are very strong; and (3) the equity market has priced in a very steep downturn. The potential size of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic remain unknown, but we lay out a thesis for short-term resilience which should lead to long-term opportunity.

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Mar 24 2020, 07:10 GMT