Media stories about Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) have trended somewhat positive this week, AlphaOne reports. The research group, a service of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Beazer Homes USA earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave headlines about the construction company an impact score of 98 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) opened at 14.99 on Friday. The firm’s market capitalization is $479.22 million. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $12.91 and a 200 day moving average price of $12.90. Beazer Homes USA has a one year low of $6.81 and a one year high of $15.80.
Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. The construction company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.10. The company had revenue of $425.47 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $397.65 million. Beazer Homes USA had a net margin of 0.12% and a return on equity of 3.84%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.04) earnings per share. Equities research analysts anticipate that Beazer Homes USA will post $0.79 earnings per share for the current year.
BZH has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Beazer Homes USA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 24th. Wedbush reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $15.00 target price on shares of Beazer Homes USA in a research note on Tuesday, February 7th. Finally, Zelman & Associates raised Beazer Homes USA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, May 5th.
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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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