News coverage about Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. 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 coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 46.1816230691721 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) traded up 1.74% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $18.74. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 438,922 shares. Beazer Homes USA has a 12 month low of $9.67 and a 12 month high of $18.75. The firm’s market cap is $599.14 million. The company has a 50-day moving average of $15.57 and a 200-day moving average of $13.54.

Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The construction company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $478.59 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $470.98 million. Beazer Homes USA had a positive return on equity of 3.01% and a negative net margin of 0.14%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.18 earnings per share. On average, analysts predict that Beazer Homes USA will post $0.83 earnings per share for the current year.

BZH has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. ValuEngine cut Beazer Homes USA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut Beazer Homes USA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 10th. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised Beazer Homes USA from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $14.50 to $21.00 in a report on Thursday, September 14th. BidaskClub raised Beazer Homes USA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on Beazer Homes USA in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $13.00 price target for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.50.

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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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