KBH : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Is the Fed Getting Hawkish? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 20, 2014
    The Fed didn't really move the goal post much, but the overall perception in the market is that the incremental change is ...
  2. This Hedge Fund Guru Is Buying Homebuilders -- Should You?

    March 17, 2014
    Few hedge fund managers can lay claim to keeping their doors open for over 20 years. Even fewer have grown to manage billions ...
  3. Bull of the Day: KB Home (KBH) - Bull of the Day

    December 3, 2013
    Bull of the Day: KB Home (KBH) - Bull of the Day
  4. Short Sellers Increase Stakes in Toll Bros., M/I Homes (MHO, ...

    August 28, 2013
    The short interest moves in residential construction stocks were mixed again during the early weeks of August, as concerns ...
  5. Taper Coming Despite Weak Data? - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 26, 2013
    This morning's weak Durable Goods report and Friday's New Home sales number raise doubts about the economy.
  6. Toll Brothers Delivers Mixed Q3-Buy Or Sell On The News?

    August 22, 2013
    Luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL) delivered its Q3 earnings August 21. It was a mixed bag with both positives and ...
  7. Bear of the Day: PulteGroup (PHM) - Bear of the Day

    August 20, 2013
    Bear of the Day: PulteGroup (PHM) - Bear of the Day
  8. Homebuilder Stocks Surge after Bernanke Comments - Analyst Blog

    July 12, 2013
    Shares of some top homebuilders jumped on Thursday on Bernanke's comments to keep interest rates low for sometime.
  9. New KB Home Community in Houston - Analyst Blog

    July 3, 2013
    KB Home has acquired 100 acres for a new community known as Lakewood Pines in Atascocita in Houston, Texas
  10. Benzinga Market Primer: Friday, June 28: End of Month Edition

    June 28, 2013
    Futures Rise On Better Japan DataU.S. equity futures rose in early pre-market trade following lots of stronger than expected ...
  11. Stock Market News for June 21, 2013 - Market News

    June 21, 2013
    Investor sentiment plunged after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke hinted that monetary stimulus would be decreased by ...
  12. Stock Market News for June 20, 2013 - Market News

    June 20, 2013
    Benchmarks were battered on Wednesday after Bernanke said the Central Bank might cut back on the $85 billion bond purchase ...
  13. Stock Market News for June 18, 2013 - Market News

    June 18, 2013
    Benchmarks chalked up gains on speculation that the Federal Reserve will implement policies in favor of strengthening the ...
  14. Homebuilders Rise on Robust Housing Data - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2013
    Shares of some top homebuilding companies traded higher at the close of trading on Monday, Jun 17, buoyed by stronger than ...
  15. KB Home Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    February 12, 2013
    We maintain a Neutral rating on KB Home (KBH) following appraisal of the second quarter 2012 results. KB Home's adjusted ...
  16. Zacks Top Earnings ESP Stocks - Investment Ideas

    January 29, 2013
    Zacks Top ESP for Upcoming Earnings 012913As of yesterday, total earnings for the 150 S&P 500 companies that had already ...
  17. Stock Market News for January 29, 2013 - Market News

    January 29, 2013
    Discouraging home sales data overshadowed better-than-expected reports on durable orders, dragging the S&P 500 and the Dow ...
  18. Stock Market News for January 11, 2013 - Market News

    January 11, 2013
    Encouraging reports from China and Europe lifted global investor sentiment, helping benchmarks finish in the green on Thursday. ...
  19. Homebuilding Stock Review & Outlook - Jan 2013 - Zacks Analyst ...

    January 8, 2013
    After the tough years 2006-2007, the housing market is now recovering steadily. The stability in the home buying market, ...
  20. Homebuilding Stock Review & Outlook - Jan 2013 - Industry Outlook

    January 8, 2013
    After the tough years 2006-2007, the housing market is now recovering steadily. The stability in the home buying market, ...
  21. NVR Acquires Heartland Homes - Analyst Blog

    January 4, 2013
    One of the leading home building and mortgage banking companies in the United States, NVR Inc (NVR) recently acquired all ...
  22. NVR Board Authorizes Share Buyback - Analyst Blog

    December 21, 2012
    Home building and mortgage banking company NVR Inc. (NVR) announced that its board has authorized the repurchase of shares ...
  23. Stock Market News for December 20, 2012 - Market News

    December 20, 2012
    Talks between Democrats and Republicans on the Fiscal Cliff issue took a negative turn, dragging the benchmarks into the ...
  24. Homebuilder Confidence Edging Up - Analyst Blog

    December 19, 2012
    On Tuesday, fresh data released by the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), which ...
  25. NVR Intros Rome Home in Maryland - Analyst Blog

    December 18, 2012
    One of the leading home building and mortgage banking companies in the United States, NVR Inc. (NVR) unveiled the new Rome ...
  26. Stock Market News for December 18, 2012 - Market News

    December 18, 2012
    Investor sentiment was boosted by signs of progress in the Fiscal Cliff negotiations, driving the benchmarks higher on Monday. ...
  27. Joy Global and Other Big Movers In Capital Goods on November ...

    November 16, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has decreased 1%, the S&P 500 has slipped 0.6% and the Dow is trading down 0.8%. ...
  28. SPX and Other Capital Goods Stocks Making Big Moves on November ...

    November 9, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq climbing 0.9%, the S&P 500 up 0.5% and the Dow increasing 0.2%. The capital goods ...
  29. KB Home Remains on the Sideline - Analyst Blog

    November 5, 2012
    We maintained a Neutral recommendation on KB Home (KBH) following appraisal of the third quarter 2012 results. KB Home's ...
  30. Stock Market News for October 26, 2012 - Market News

    October 26, 2012
    Benchmarks added paltry gains following a batch of mixed earnings releases and positive domestic and international economic ...
  31. The Double-Digit Dividend Increases And Decreases Of The Past ...

    October 18, 2012
    Dividend growth can be one of the best ways for investors to grow wealth over the long term. However, finding those firms ...
  32. Stock Market News for October 18, 2012 - Market News

    October 18, 2012
    Benchmarks closed in the green yesterday propelled by better-than-expected housing data. This was the third-consecutive trading ...
  33. Stock Market News for October 3, 2012 - Market News

    October 3, 2012
    Benchmarks ended mixed yesterday after a favorable housing report countered apprehensions about the Spanish bailout. Uncertainty ...
  34. Stock Market News for September 27, 2012 - Market News

    September 27, 2012
    European debt concerns and disappointing housing data dragged the benchmarks into the red for the third straight day. Moreover, ...
  35. Stock Market News for September 26, 2012 - Market News

    September 26, 2012
    Benchmarks lost out on their their initial gains to close in the red following comments made by a key Fed official.  The ...
  36. Lennar Rebuilding, But Valuation Overbuilt

    September 25, 2012
    Lennar's orders and profits seem to be rebounding nicely. However, Lennar isn't much of a bargain and homebuilders may be ...
  37. Stock Market News for September 24, 2012 - Market News

    September 24, 2012
    Benchmarks ended almost flat on Friday despite the initial push by Spain's bailout hopes and the initiation of Apple's iPhone ...
  38. Stock Market News for September 17, 2012 - Market News

    September 17, 2012
    Benchmarks rose to new multi-year highs on Friday after the Federal Reserve announced big plans to boost the economy. The ...
  39. Homebuilding Stock Review & Outlook - Sept. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    September 11, 2012
    With a gradual recovery in the overall economy, the homebuilding industry is finally seeing signs of stabilization in 2012. ...
  40. Homebuilding Stock Review & Outlook - Sept. 2012 - Zacks Analyst ...

    September 11, 2012
    With a gradual recovery in the overall economy, the homebuilding industry is finally seeing signs of stabilization in 2012. ...
  41. Stock Market News for August 30, 2012 - Market News

    August 30, 2012
    GDP data showed a slight increase from the initial estimate on Wednesday, which coupled with strong housing data helped the ...
  42. Stock Market News for August 17, 2012 - Market News

    August 17, 2012
    Benchmarks posted decent gains on Thursday backed by encouraging earnings from Cisco and a statement by Angela Merkel that ...
  43. Pulte Books Profit, Orders Climb - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    Pulte Group, Inc. (PHM) turned around from a loss in the first quarter to adjusted earnings of 9 cents per share in the second ...
  44. Stock Market News for July 26, 2012 - Market News

    July 26, 2012
    Dismal earnings from tech bellwether Apple on one hand and strong results from Caterpillar and Boeing on the other kept the ...
  45. Stock Market News for July 13, 2012 - Market News

    July 13, 2012
    Positive initial claims data could hardly help the markets avoid its sixth-consecutive day of losses, as worries over the ...
  46. Stock Market News for June 28, 2012 - Market News

    June 28, 2012
    Encouraging economic readings on housing and factory orders combined to lift the markets into the green for the second consecutive ...
  47. Stock Market News for June 27, 2012 - Market News

    June 27, 2012
    Positive housing data and a subsequent rally in the housing shares carried the benchmarks back into the green after a day ...
  48. 4 Housing Stocks Building Strong Bases

    March 16, 2012
    Builders have been showing technical strength, and companies from related industries are also rebounding from prior lows. ...
  49. Building a Strong Stock Portfolio

    March 9, 2012
    Using real market examples, Tom Aspray discusses how to identify high-relative-strength stocks to buy and manage risk by ...
  50. BBQ Recovery: Is All The Good News Cooked In?

    January 20, 2012
    The U.S. is seeing a "BBQ recovery" that is slowly but surely cooking along.
  51. 2011 Look At Homebuilders

    December 27, 2011
    2011 was another unpleasant year for homebuilding stocks, as they responded negatively to the lack of real estate activity.
  52. Lennar Not A Bargain Yet

    September 26, 2011
    Homebuilder Lennar had decreased earnings for its third quarter, as it continues to fight through the housing industry's ...
  53. Lennar's Profit At Least Encouraging

    March 31, 2011
    Homebuilder Lennar posted a profit this quarter, but it was largely driven by areas beyond its core homebuilding business.
  54. Lennar Sees A Profitable 2011

    January 13, 2011
    Given Lennar's proven track record for exploiting crises in homebuilding, it may be the one to watch in 2011.
  55. More Housing Woes Hit Homebuilders

    June 25, 2010
    The housing market continues to struggle, but some home builders are going against the grain.
  56. How Stable Is The Homebuilding Market?

    March 18, 2010
    Though the economy will likely improve from here on, don't expect fast results in the homebuilder market.
  57. The Homebuilder's Question

    February 26, 2010
    Is now the right time to invest in homebuilders?
  58. The Rest Of The Homebuilder Story

    February 16, 2010
    Investing in homebuilder stocks shouldn't be a quick decision - there's a lot more to the valuation math than just what you've ...
  59. Homebuilders In 2010

    January 6, 2010
    The homebuilding industry is heading into 2010 with caution.
  60. Why Toll Brothers Isn't Worth Drilling Into

    November 12, 2009
    At the end of the day, and over the next year or two, the company still has a lot to prove to Wall Street.
  61. Homebuilder Stock Bubble Popped By Reality

    October 6, 2009
    Recent data suggests the homebuilding business is on the mend, but recent activity from some of these companies suggests ...
  62. The Other Problem With Housing

    September 29, 2009
    No industry is experiencing more pain that the housing industry. But we haven't hit bottom yet.
  63. Too Early For A Housing Bottom

    June 22, 2009
    May housing starts came in above the consensus, but the looking at the big picture shows it's still a horrendous number.
  64. Time To Build A Position In The Homebuilders?

    May 22, 2009
    The housing market is not out of the woods yet. But things are definitely looking better by the day.
  65. The Pros And Cons Of A Pulte/Centex Merger

    April 14, 2009
    The Pulte/Centex combination will offer a lot of savings for the two companies, but will that be enough to offset the struggling ...
  66. The Importance Of The Cash Conversion Cycle

    October 10, 2008
    Follow these examples to add cash conversion cycle to your stock analysis toolkit.
  67. Housing Stocks: Embrace Your Fear

    April 17, 2008
    A quiet rally is underway in the housing industry. Savvy investors have been making money there since the start of 2008. ...
  68. Hedge Against Falling Real Estate (SRS)

    May 23, 2007
    As real estate sentiment falls, the UltraShort Real Estate ProShares ETF can help investors hedge.
  69. Martha Stewart Still Sprucing Things Up (MSO)

    March 29, 2007
    With it's reputation back on the upswing and rumors of a private equity deal swirling around the stock, where is MSO headed?
  70. Come Bust or Boom, Lowe's Grows (LOW)

    December 14, 2006
    Despite concerns over slowness in the housing market, Lowe's still shows growth potential.
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