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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.21
BZH's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. BZH: 0.21 )
BZH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.21

0.01
0.44
Equity to Asset 0.14
BZH's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
70% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. BZH: 0.14 )
BZH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.14

0.1
0.5
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.47
M-Score: -1.56
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.80
BZH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. BZH: 3.80 )
BZH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -33.97   Max: 10.69
Current: 3.8

-33.97
10.69
Net-margin (%) 2.35
BZH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. BZH: 2.35 )
BZH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -52.49   Max: 6.93
Current: 2.35

-52.49
6.93
ROE (%) 14.27
BZH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. BZH: 14.27 )
BZH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -112.08   Max: 24.09
Current: 14.27

-112.08
24.09
ROA (%) 1.73
BZH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. BZH: 1.73 )
BZH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -28.97   Max: 8.86
Current: 1.73

-28.97
8.86
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.12
BZH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.99 vs. BZH: 4.12 )
BZH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -26.41   Max: 22.51
Current: 4.12

-26.41
22.51
Revenue Growth (%) -2.80
BZH's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. BZH: -2.80 )
BZH' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -43.2   Max: 20.8
Current: -2.8

-43.2
20.8
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BZH Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 551,810 sh (+311.15%)
David Tepper 1,186,943 sh (-1.98%)
Steven Cohen 17,131 sh (-46.26%)
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Q1 2014

BZH Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 416,810 sh (-24.46%)
David Tepper 253,275 sh (-78.66%)
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Q2 2014

BZH Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Charles Brandes 15,545 sh (New)
David Tepper Sold Out
Jim Simons 302,800 sh (-27.35%)
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Q3 2014

BZH Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Charles Brandes 144,755 sh (+831.2%)
Jim Simons 261,780 sh (-13.55%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BZH

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Charles Brandes 2014-09-30 Add 831.2%0.03%$16.21 - $20.63 $ 17.51-5%144755
David Tepper 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.06%$18.18 - $21.1 $ 17.51-10%0
Charles Brandes 2014-06-30 New Buy$18.18 - $21.1 $ 17.51-10%15545
David Tepper 2014-03-31 Reduce -78.66%0.28%$19.64 - $24.71 $ 17.51-20%253275
John Keeley 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$13.15 - $18.8 $ 17.518%0
David Tepper 2012-09-30 Add 2679.28%0.61%$11.35 - $19.95 $ 17.5118%7076459
John Keeley 2012-09-30 New Buy0.03%$11.35 - $19.95 $ 17.5118%330000
Ken Heebner 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.23%$11.65 - $16.25 $ 17.5126%0
John Paulson 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.05%$11.65 - $16.25 $ 17.5126%0
Ken Heebner 2012-03-31 New Buy0.23%$12.7 - $19.65 $ 17.5115%3220000
John Paulson 2012-03-31 Reduce -52.55%0.05%$12.7 - $19.65 $ 17.5115%2301483
David Tepper 2011-12-31 Reduce -84.01%0.15%$6.9 - $12.4 $ 17.5169%286614
David Tepper 2011-09-30 Reduce -32.45%0.07%$7.85 - $18.2 $ 17.5152%1791962
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 88.90
BZH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
54% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 22.10 vs. BZH: 88.90 )
BZH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.96   Max: 102.65
Current: 88.9

1.96
102.65
P/B 1.70
BZH's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. BZH: 1.70 )
BZH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 2.62
Current: 1.7

0.06
2.62
P/S 0.40
BZH's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. BZH: 0.40 )
BZH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.4

0.01
0.68
EV-to-EBIT 30.09
BZH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. BZH: 30.09 )
BZH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1278.8   Max: 56
Current: 30.09

-1278.8
56
Current Ratio 7.97
BZH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. BZH: 7.97 )
BZH' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 34.08
Current: 7.97

1.8
34.08
Quick Ratio 1.69
BZH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. BZH: 1.69 )
BZH' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 11.54
Current: 1.69

0.11
11.54

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.70
BZH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. BZH: 1.70 )
BZH' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.89
Current: 1.7

0.25
1.89
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
BZH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. BZH: 1.10 )
BZH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.1

0.28
1.59
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.30
BZH's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BZH: 0.30 )
BZH' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.3

0.19
0.54
Price/Graham Number 1.00
BZH's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. BZH: 1.00 )
BZH' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 0.98
Current: 1

0.35
0.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.30
BZH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
59% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. BZH: 3.30 )
BZH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 20.9
Current: 3.3

1.8
20.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -24.60
BZH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
58% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. BZH: -24.60 )
BZH' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -41   Max: 941.1
Current: -24.6

-41
941.1

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17
Revenue(Mil) 1,590 1,792 2,232
EPS($) 0.68 8.59 3.05
EPS without NRI($) 0.68 8.59 3.05

Business Description

Industry: Homebuilding & Construction » Residential Construction
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Traded in other countries:BE4A.Germany,
Beazer Homes USA Inc is a homebuilder with active operations in 16 states within three geographic regions in the United States: West, East, and Southeast. It designs, sells and builds single-family and multi-family homes. It competes for residential sales on the basis of a number of interrelated factors, uncluding location, reputation, amenities, design, quality and price, with numerous large and small homebuilders. It also competes for residential sales with individual resales of existing homes and available rental housing.
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