News articles about Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Beazer Homes USA earned a news sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the construction company an impact score of 45.5523128951412 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

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

Beazer Homes USA (BZH) traded down $0.56 during trading on Friday, hitting $20.60. The company had a trading volume of 534,863 shares, compared to its average volume of 551,271. Beazer Homes USA has a one year low of $11.18 and a one year 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. The firm has a market capitalization of $690.37, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.35 and a beta of 2.70.

Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. The construction company reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.50. The firm had revenue of $673.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $645.17 million. Beazer Homes USA had a return on equity of 6.29% and a net margin of 1.66%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.45 earnings per share. analysts predict that Beazer Homes USA will post 1.33 EPS for the current year.

BZH has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. TheStreet upgraded Beazer Homes USA from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Beazer Homes USA from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 20th. ValuEngine cut Beazer Homes USA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. J P Morgan Chase & Co upgraded Beazer Homes USA from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and lifted their target price for the company from $14.50 to $21.00 in a research report on Thursday, September 14th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $21.00 target price (up previously from $15.00) on shares of Beazer Homes USA in a research report on Monday, November 20th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Beazer Homes USA currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price 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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