Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday.

BZH has been the subject of a number of other reports. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Beazer Homes USA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Wedbush lowered shares of Beazer Homes USA from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $15.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Beazer Homes USA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. J P Morgan Chase & Co upgraded shares of Beazer Homes USA from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and raised their price objective for the company from $14.50 to $21.00 in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Beazer Homes USA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.50.

Shares of Beazer Homes USA (NYSE BZH) opened at $21.53 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $722.53, a PE ratio of 17.11 and a beta of 2.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.06, a quick ratio of 1.85 and a current ratio of 15.72. Beazer Homes USA has a 12 month low of $11.18 and a 12 month high of $23.24.

Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. The construction company reported $1.03 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.53 by $0.50. The business had revenue of $673.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $645.17 million. Beazer Homes USA had a net margin of 1.66% and a return on equity of 6.38%. Beazer Homes USA’s revenue was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.45 EPS. equities research analysts predict that Beazer Homes USA will post 1.3 earnings per share for the current year.

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Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Beazer Homes USA during the 3rd quarter valued at about $149,000. Bayesian Capital Management LP purchased a new stake in shares of Beazer Homes USA during the 2nd quarter valued at about $190,000. Neuberger Berman Group LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Beazer Homes USA by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 14,655 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $201,000 after acquiring an additional 118 shares during the last quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group purchased a new stake in shares of Beazer Homes USA during the 2nd quarter valued at about $215,000. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Beazer Homes USA by 13.0% during the 2nd quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 17,040 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $234,000 after acquiring an additional 1,963 shares during the last quarter. 81.99% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Beazer Homes USA

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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