Analysts are on the Bearish side about Beazer Homes USA, Inc


For the next financial year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of $1.91 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.63 to $2.19. It has outperformed by 95.32% the S&P500. 115.55 million shares or 1.25% more from 114.12 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (NYSE:UDR) or 8.38M shares. Paradigm Management stated it has 2.02M shares. With 2.41M avg volume, 4 days are for Franklin Resources Incorporated (NYSE:BEN)'s short sellers to cover BEN's short positions. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $167.71. About 756,788 shares traded or 48.04% up from the average. (BZH) has risen 112.02% since February 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 76.04% the S&P500.

Beazer Homes USA, Inc. operates as a homebuilder in the United States. The company has market cap of $614.18 million. The firm designs, constructs, and sells single-family and multi-family homes for entry-level, move-up, or retirement-oriented home buyers under the Beazer Homes brand name. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.95, a current ratio of 18.20 and a quick ratio of 3.30. 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 SC. Zacks Investment Research raised Beazer Homes USA from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, November 20th. Therefore 18% are positive. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $11.36 range (lowest target price). The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $18.50. Beazer Homes USA has a 12-month low of $11.18 and a 12-month high of $23.24. As per Friday, May 26, the company rating was downgraded by JMP Securities. Beazer Homes USA has $21 highest and $10 lowest target. (NYSE:BZH) earned "Buy" rating by UBS on Wednesday, December 2. (NYSE:BZH) has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, August 8 by Wedbush. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, November 2 report. The rating was initiated by Wedbush with "Neutral" on Tuesday, December 6. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, May 26. As per Monday, October 10, the company rating was downgraded by FBN Securities. Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its stake in Beazer Homes USA by 24.4% in the third quarter. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Buy" rating and $12.0 target in Wednesday, August 23 report. The rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan on Thursday, September 14 to "Buy". Beazer Homes USA had a net margin of 1.66% and a return on equity of 6.29%. (NYSE:BZH) to report earnings on February, 8. The company saw 0.92 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. BZH's profit will be $320,551 for 479.00 P/E if the $0.01 EPS becomes a reality. The construction company reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.50. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 106,709 shares of the construction company's stock worth $1,464,000 after buying an additional 20,543 shares in the last quarter. Wealthtrust holds 0.01% or 1,235 shares in its portfolio. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Beazer Homes USA by 16.1% in the fourth quarter.

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. New Jersey-based Systematic Financial Mngmt Limited Partnership has invested 0.01% in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. Moreover, Matarin Capital Management Llc has 0.93% invested in the company for 585,280 shares. Public Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) or 288,260 shares. Sei Investments reported 0.1% in UDR, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). First Eagle Management Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0% in Apple Inc. Great West Life Assurance Can has invested 0% of its portfolio in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. Wells Fargo & Com Mn accumulated 40,186 shares. Savings Bank Of New York Mellon holds 0.09% in UDR, Inc. After having $0.99 EPS previously, Beazer Homes USA, Inc.'s analysts see -98.99% EPS growth. Springowl Associates Llc bought 50,000 shares as the company's stock declined 22.87% while stock markets rallied. 257.58 million shares or 1.09% less from 260.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Neuberger Berman Gru Limited Liability holds 0% or 15,732 shares in its portfolio. Wolverine Asset Ltd Liability Company reported 0% of its portfolio in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. Vertex One Asset Mngmt owns 1.41% invested in Beazer Homes USA, Inc.

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Among 8 analysts covering Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Franklin Resources Inc. had 88 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Monday, April 11 by Bank of America. The firm has "Hold" rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, June 22. The rating was upgraded by Compass Point on Monday, October 19 to "Buy". (NASDAQ:OCLR) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, September 7 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 20 by Bernstein. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of BEN in report on Thursday, July 30 with "Sector Perform" rating. Barclays Capital maintained Apple Inc. The stock of UDR, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR) on Tuesday, August 18 with "Outperform" rating. The company has market cap of $166.53 million.



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