Thesis : This sector is tagged ” Avoid ” in the new edition of AMP 2012 e-book . Put your money to work – not to sleep.
The company saw home closings drop 43.6% to 527 homes. New home orders fell 23.9% to 540 homes. Beazer Homes had a loss of $48.8 million dollars last quarter. That equates to a loss of 66 cents per share. Revenue fell 48% to $110.3 million from $213.1 million.
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The company’s CEO remains optimistic believing that the sector has bottomed out. CEO Ian McCarthy believes that home buyers will return to the market in the spring. New home orders rose 50% last month and he expects this trend to continue.
AVOID Until You See Sustained Sales and Higher Employment Numbers The employment stats preceed buyers entering the market and the ability of homeowners to continue to pay their mortgages.