Analysts predict that Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) will report $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have made estimates for Beazer Homes USA’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.16 and the highest is $0.21. Beazer Homes USA reported earnings of $0.41 per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 53.7%. The firm is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings report after the market closes on Thursday, August 1st.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Beazer Homes USA will report full-year earnings of ($2.13) per share for the current year. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the firm will report earnings of $2.02 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.75 to $2.28. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that that provide coverage for Beazer Homes USA.

Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 2nd. The construction company reported $0.20 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.05 by $0.15. The company had revenue of $421.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $402.98 million. Beazer Homes USA had a negative net margin of 0.93% and a positive return on equity of 10.34%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.36 EPS.

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on BZH. ValuEngine lowered shares of Whiting USA Trust II from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 7th. Wedbush reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $36.00 price target on shares of Allena Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Tuesday, July 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Haynes International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 8th. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Secureworks from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Monday, April 22nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.25.

In related news, insider Allan P. Merrill purchased 5,192 shares of Beazer Homes USA stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 22nd. The stock was bought at an average cost of $9.63 per share, with a total value of $49,998.96. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 537,127 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,172,533.01. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Corporate insiders own 7.30% of the company’s stock.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. IndexIQ Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Beazer Homes USA by 2.1% in the 1st quarter. IndexIQ Advisors LLC now owns 134,527 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $1,548,000 after purchasing an additional 2,758 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its holdings in shares of Beazer Homes USA by 152.6% in the 1st quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 6,284 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $72,000 after purchasing an additional 3,796 shares in the last quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Beazer Homes USA in the 1st quarter worth approximately $55,000. Factorial Partners LLC raised its holdings in shares of Beazer Homes USA by 29.4% in the 1st quarter. Factorial Partners LLC now owns 22,000 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $253,000 after purchasing an additional 5,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Quantamental Technologies LLC raised its holdings in shares of Beazer Homes USA by 203.0% in the 1st quarter. Quantamental Technologies LLC now owns 8,210 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $94,000 after purchasing an additional 5,500 shares in the last quarter. 81.56% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of NYSE:BZH traded down $0.04 during trading on Friday, reaching $10.54. The company had a trading volume of 493,409 shares, compared to its average volume of 399,205. The business’s fifty day moving average is $9.89. The firm has a market cap of $339.02 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.30 and a beta of 2.58. Beazer Homes USA has a twelve month low of $8.16 and a twelve month high of $15.69. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.46, a current ratio of 13.97 and a quick ratio of 0.93.

About Beazer Homes USA

Beazer Homes USA, Inc operates as a homebuilder in the United States. The company designs, constructs, and sells single-family and multi-family homes for entry-level, move-up, or retirement-oriented home buyers under the Beazer Homes, Gatherings, and Choice Plans names. It sells its homes through commissioned new home sales counselors and independent brokers in Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas, Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

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