News stories about Century Communities (NYSE:CCS) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Century Communities earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 46.386789972805 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Century Communities (NYSE CCS) opened at $34.90 on Friday. Century Communities has a twelve month low of $20.30 and a twelve month high of $36.00. The company has a market cap of $944.38, a P/E ratio of 16.46 and a beta of 1.17. The company has a current ratio of 0.87, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.19.

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

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Century Communities in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Century Communities from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Wedbush reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Century Communities in a report on Saturday, September 16th. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 target price on shares of Century Communities in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of Century Communities from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and upped their target price for the company from $28.00 to $32.00 in a report on Thursday, September 14th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Century Communities presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $35.17.

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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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