Why Beazer Homes Stock Is Skyrocketing Higher Today

BZH beat Q4 EPS estimates by 83 cents

By William White, InvestorPlace Writer

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Beazer Homes stock was soaring on Tuesday following the release of its earnings report for it fiscal fourth quarter of 2018.

Why Beazer Homes Stock Is Skyrocketing Higher Today
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Beazer Homes’ (NYSE:BZH) earnings report for its fiscal fourth quarter of 2018 includes earnings per share of $1.84. This is better than the company’s earnings per share of $1.03 from its fiscal fourth quarter of 2017. It is also a major blessing for Beazer Homes stock by blowing past Wall Street’s earnings per share estimate of $1.01 for the period.

Beazer Homes also reported net income of $60.61 billion for fiscal fourth quarter of the year. This is a massive increase over the company’s net income of $33.65 million reported in the same period of the year prior.

Operating income reported by Beazer Homes for its fiscal fourth quarter of 2018 came in at $43.46 million. This is up from the home construction company’s operating income of $37.78 million from its fiscal fourth quarter of the previous year.

Beazer Homes reported revenue of $767.95 million for its fiscal fourth quarter of the year. The company’s revenue from the same time last year was $672.98 million. This was good news for Beazer Homes stock by beating out analysts’ revenue estimate of $747.32 million for the quarter.

It wasn’t just great earnings that was a boon for Beazer Homes stock today. The company also notes that it has completed its 2B-10 plan and has finished off its $250 million debt reduction plan. At the same time, the company says it is starting a $50 million share repurchase plan and is also launching a matching debt reduction plan.

BZH stock was up 29% as of Tuesday afternoon, but is down 57% year-to-date.

As of this writing, William White did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.


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