Media stories about Century Communities (NYSE:CCS) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Century Communities earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 46.519017765855 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

CCS has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Century Communities from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. ValuEngine raised Century Communities from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised Century Communities from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and raised their price target for the company from $28.00 to $32.00 in a report on Thursday, September 14th. Wedbush raised their price objective on Century Communities from $34.00 to $42.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, December 29th. Finally, B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $41.00 price objective on shares of Century Communities in a research note on Wednesday. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $35.17.

Century Communities (NYSE CCS) opened at $34.45 on Friday. Century Communities has a one year low of $20.30 and a one year high of $34.60. The firm has a market capitalization of $938.87, a P/E ratio of 16.10 and a beta of 1.17. The company has a quick ratio of 0.87, a current ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.19.

Century Communities (NYSE:CCS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The construction company reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.30. Century Communities had a return on equity of 10.70% and a net margin of 4.03%. The firm had revenue of $374.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $409.42 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.63 EPS. Century Communities’s quarterly revenue was up 51.1% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Century Communities will post 2.12 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Century Communities

Century Communities, Inc engages in homebuilding business in Atlanta, Central Texas, Colorado, Houston, Nevada, and Utah. It is involved in the development, design, construction, marketing, and sale of single-family attached and detached homes, as well as entitlement and development of land. The company sells homes through its sales representatives, as well as through independent real estate brokers.

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