Press coverage about Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Beazer Homes USA earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the construction company an impact score of 46.0795172280447 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) opened at $17.40 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $621.53, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.76 and a beta of 2.54. Beazer Homes USA has a 12 month low of $11.18 and a 12 month high of $23.24. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.95, a quick ratio of 3.30 and a current ratio of 18.20.

Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The construction company reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.50. The business had revenue of $673.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $645.17 million. Beazer Homes USA had a net margin of 1.66% and a return on equity of 6.29%. Beazer Homes USA’s revenue was up 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.45 earnings per share. analysts predict that Beazer Homes USA will post 1.4 EPS for the current year.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on BZH. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Beazer Homes USA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Beazer Homes USA from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 20th. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $21.00 target price (up from $15.00) on shares of Beazer Homes USA in a research note on Monday, November 20th. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Beazer Homes USA from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.50.

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Beazer Homes USA Company Profile

Beazer Homes USA, Inc is a geographically diversified homebuilder. As of September 30, 2016, the Company had operations in 13 states within over three geographic regions in the United States. The Company’s segments include West, East and Southeast. The Company markets and sells its products through its Website, www.beazer.com; mobile site, m.beazer.com; real estate listing sites, online advertising, including search engine marketing and display advertising, social media, video, brochures, direct marketing and out-of-home advertising, including billboards and signage, as well as other activities.

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