Short Interest: What Next for Beazer Homes Usa New (NYSE:BZH) Stock After Decrease in Shorted Shares?

November 28, 2016 - By Pete Kolinski   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest: What Next for Beazer Homes Usa New (NYSE:BZH) Stock After Decrease in Shorted Shares?

The stock of Beazer Homes Usa New (NYSE:BZH) registered a decrease of 8.81% in short interest. BZH’s total short interest was 4.17 million shares in November as published by FINRA. Its down 8.81% from 4.57 million shares, reported previously. With 512,500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 8 days to cover their BZH’s short positions. The short interest to Beazer Homes Usa New’s float is 14.43%. About 358,315 shares traded hands. Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) has risen 49.95% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 43.93% the S&P500.

Beazer Homes USA, Inc. is a geographically diversified homebuilder. The company has a market cap of $466.61 million. As of September 30, 2016, the Company had activities in 13 states within over three geographic regions in the United States. It has a 84.94 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include West, East and Southeast.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.43 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.43, from 1 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 16 funds sold all Beazer Homes USA, Inc. shares owned while 30 reduced positions. 11 funds bought stakes while 35 increased positions. They now own 22.83 million shares or 15.90% less from 27.15 million shares in 2016Q1.
New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust owns 44,000 shares or 0.23% of their US portfolio. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has 0.05% invested in the company for 1.40 million shares. Royal Retail Bank Of Canada holds 177,218 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The Virginia-based Quantitative Invest Mngmt Llc has invested 0.01% in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in the company for 1,234 shares. Federated Invsts Pa holds 0% of its portfolio in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) for 29,188 shares. Envestnet Asset Mgmt has 2,008 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Citadel Advsrs Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) for 133,060 shares. Us Bankshares De has 6 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ameriprise Fincl has 0.01% invested in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) for 1.23 million shares. Voya Inv Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 16,844 shares in its portfolio. Gsa Cap Partners Limited Liability Partnership has 142,000 shares for 0.06% of their US portfolio. Menta Capital Ltd Co last reported 0.09% of its portfolio in the stock. Vanguard Grp Incorporated has invested 0% of its portfolio in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH). Jefferies Gp Limited Liability Com holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) for 152,214 shares.

Insider Transactions: Since August 8, 2016, the stock had 6 buys, and 0 sales for $968,545 net activity. BEAZER BRIAN C also bought $62,400 worth of Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) on Thursday, November 17. 22,518 shares were bought by ZELNAK STEPHEN P JR, worth $226,981.

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

Out of 3 analysts covering Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 33% are positive. Beazer Homes USA has been the topic of 11 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Friday, February 5. The rating was maintained by UBS on Thursday, September 24 with “Buy”. As per Friday, July 29, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The company was downgraded on Monday, October 10 by FBN Securities. The rating was upgraded by FBN Securities on Tuesday, January 5 to “Outperform”. Compass Point maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 10 report. Compass Point upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, October 19 report. UBS maintained the shares of BZH in a report on Wednesday, December 2 with “Buy” rating.

BZH Company Profile

Beazer Homes USA, Inc., incorporated on November 24, 1993, is a diversified homebuilder with activities in 16 states within three geographic regions in the United States: West, East and Southeast. The Company’s homes are designed to appeal to homeowners at various price points across various demographic divisions and are generally offered for sale in advance of their construction.

More recent Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Beazer Homes USA, Inc. Stock Down 16%: Here’s What’s Happening” on February 05, 2016. Also Moodys.com published the news titled: “Moody’s Publishes Covenant Quality Assessment for Beazer Homes USA, Inc. Bond …” on September 10, 2016. Moodys.com‘s news article titled: “Moody’s rates Beazer Homes’ proposed $300MM senior notes B3” with publication date: September 08, 2016 was also an interesting one.

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