Equities research analysts predict that Century Communities, Inc. (NYSE:CCS) will post $303.62 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have provided estimates for Century Communities’ earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $297.85 million and the highest estimate coming in at $309.39 million. Century Communities posted sales of $253.41 million during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 19.8%. The company is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th.

On average, analysts expect that Century Communities will report full year sales of $303.62 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $1.12 billion to $1.18 billion. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will report sales of $1.31 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $1.25 billion to $1.38 billion. Zacks’ sales calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow Century Communities.

Century Communities (NYSE:CCS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The construction company reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $287.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $305.38 million. Century Communities had a net margin of 4.87% and a return on equity of 11.03%. The firm’s revenue was up 11.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.62 EPS.

CCS has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. BidaskClub cut Century Communities from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. Citigroup Inc. restated a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price target on shares of Century Communities in a report on Tuesday. ValuEngine upgraded Century Communities from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut Century Communities from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 16th. Finally, FBR & Co restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $27.00 price target on shares of Century Communities in a report on Monday, April 17th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Century Communities has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $29.25.

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Shares of Century Communities (NYSE:CCS) opened at 24.10 on Wednesday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $25.34 and a 200 day moving average of $24.90. The firm has a market cap of $531.86 million, a PE ratio of 10.30 and a beta of 1.02. Century Communities has a one year low of $18.45 and a one year high of $28.05.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Century Communities by 23.6% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 717,623 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $18,227,000 after buying an additional 137,217 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in Century Communities by 6.2% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 637,941 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $16,204,000 after buying an additional 37,199 shares in the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its position in Century Communities by 92.4% in the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 509,298 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $12,630,000 after buying an additional 244,629 shares in the last quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its position in Century Communities by 8.4% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 467,598 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $11,877,000 after buying an additional 36,038 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. boosted its position in Century Communities by 1.2% in the first quarter. Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. now owns 408,000 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $10,363,000 after buying an additional 5,000 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 66.75% of the company’s stock.

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