Beazer Homes USA Inc. (NYSE:BZH) shares were up 5.4% during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $11.01 and last traded at $10.87, with a volume of 797,811 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $10.31.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Beazer Homes USA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 18th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $14.45.

The company has a market cap of $345.49 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1.07. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $9.44 and a 200 day moving average price of $8.37.

Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.07. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.38 EPS. The company had revenue of $459.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $435.58 million. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that Beazer Homes USA Inc. will post $0.50 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Beazer Homes USA news, Director Stephen P. Zelnak, Jr. bought 50,000 shares of Beazer Homes USA stock in a transaction on Monday, August 8th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $9.70 per share, with a total value of $485,000.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 241,920 shares in the company, valued at $2,346,624. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Stephen P. Zelnak, Jr. bought 22,518 shares of Beazer Homes USA stock in a transaction on Monday, August 22nd. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $10.08 per share, with a total value of $226,981.44. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 264,438 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,665,535.04. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Beazer Homes USA stock. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in Beazer Homes USA Inc. (NYSE:BZH) by 3.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 108,448 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,175 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. owned about 0.34% of Beazer Homes USA worth $1,247,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Beazer Homes USA, Inc is a diversified homebuilder with operations in 16 states within three geographic regions in the United States: West, East and Southeast. The Company’s homes are designed to appeal to homeowners at various price points across various demographic segments and are generally offered for sale in advance of their construction.

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