Sentiment Change Report: Beazer Homes USA Inc (NYSE:BZH)

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Sentiment for Beazer Homes USA Inc (NYSE:BZH)

Beazer Homes USA Inc (NYSE:BZH) institutional sentiment increased to 1 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.13, from 0.87 in 2018Q1. The ratio is positive, as 55 investment managers increased or opened new holdings, while 55 sold and decreased their positions in Beazer Homes USA Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now hold: 28.62 million shares, up from 27.51 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of investment managers holding Beazer Homes USA Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 21 Reduced: 34 Increased: 40 New Position: 15.

Beazer Homes USA, Inc. operates as a homebuilder in the United States. The company has market cap of $356.90 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. It currently has negative earnings. 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.

The stock increased 1.10% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $11. About 684,272 shares traded. Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) has declined 21.46% since December 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.08% the S&P500.

Analysts await Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) to report earnings on February, 5. They expect $0.18 earnings per share, down 21.74 % or $0.05 from last year’s $0.23 per share. BZH’s profit will be $5.84 million for 15.28 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.15 actual earnings per share reported by Beazer Homes USA, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -84.35 % negative EPS growth.

Winslow Asset Management Inc holds 1.45% of its portfolio in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. for 531,542 shares. Donald Smith & Co. Inc. owns 2.14 million shares or 0.91% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Vertex One Asset Management Inc. has 0.85% invested in the company for 354,470 shares. The Massachusetts-based Essex Investment Management Co Llc has invested 0.29% in the stock. Bowling Portfolio Management Llc, a Ohio-based fund reported 102,232 shares.

Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Beazer Homes USA’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Beazer Homes USA, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $13 while the high is $20. The stock’s average target of $15.33 is 39.36% above today’s ($11) share price. BZH was included in 3 notes of analysts from September 21, 2018. Wedbush maintained the shares of BZH in report on Wednesday, September 26 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan on Friday, September 21 to “Neutral”. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of BZH in report on Wednesday, September 26 with “Neutral” rating.

More notable recent Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Banging The Drum For Beazer Homes – Seeking Alpha” on August 24, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Beazer Homes USA’s (BZH) CEO Allan Merrill on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on May 02, 2018, Zacks.com published: “Here’s Why You Should Buy Beazer Homes (BZH) Stock Right Now – Zacks.com” on June 05, 2018. More interesting news about Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “U.S. mortgage rates inch up: Freddie Mac – Seeking Alpha” published on July 27, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Homebuilders extend decline as existing home inventory creeps up – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: October 19, 2018.

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