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Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) EVP Kenneth F. Khoury acquired 4,672 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 1st. The stock was purchased at an average price of $16.05 per share, with a total value of $74,985.60. Following the completion of the acquisition, the executive vice president now directly owns 67,390 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,081,610. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Shares of Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) traded up 3.81% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $16.88. 343,781 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Beazer Homes USA has a 52-week low of $15.27 and a 52-week high of $25.34. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $19.29 and a 200-day moving average of $20.19. The company’s market cap is $446.0 million.

Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported ($0.47) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.69. The company had revenue of $354.67 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $360.13 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.22) earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 12.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Beazer Homes USA will post $0.15 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have recently commented on BZH. Analysts at Compass Point reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Beazer Homes USA in a research note on Friday. They now have a $25.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $21.50. Separately, analysts at Sterne Agee upgraded shares of Beazer Homes USA from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday. They now have a $22.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $23.00. Finally, analysts at Sterne Agee downgraded shares of Beazer Homes USA from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 2nd. They now have a $22.00 price target on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $21.06.

Beazer Homes USA, Inc is a diversified homebuilder with operations in 16 states within three geographic regions in the United States: West, East, and Southeast.

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