|Quarter Ended March 31,|
|New Orders, net||Closings||Backlog|
Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE: BZH) ( www.beazer.com) today provided certain preliminary operational results for its fiscal second quarter and its approximation of the unrestricted cash balance as of March 31, 2014.
As expected, new orders and closings were impacted by an estimated 6% decline in active community count, including a 21% decline in active community count in our West segment. In addition, closings, as well as some new orders, were impacted by severe weather conditions in our East Segment, which comprises approximately 40% of our active community count.