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1/23/13KBH (Samurai Trader)

KBH broke out of  a fairly long base, on a good move on high volume. There isn't much not to like on this chart, but one thing it might be signalling is a green light to buy not only this, but any other of the home builders. They have been tough to trade lately, but they have been pulling themselves out of it just when they looked like hey were ready to collapse.

9/21/12KBH (Samurai Trader)

I had KBH scheduled to report early this week, but they finally reported this morning, and you can see the results. Residential construction is showing up prominently on the industry, relative strength, and no wprice relative scans, and are now the obvious choice for leading industry. Their long term fundamentals really suck, so they won't show up on the leadership list, but for now (and in the recent past, for a lot longer than I expected them to) they are leading the market and are probably...

3/23/12A Rough Data Point for Housing (DRI, NKE, ACN, MUX, KBH) (tickerspy.com)

Stocks had a solid day on a relatively slow news day. The earnings reports were generally strong showing an improving economy, although the stocks of the reporting companies didn't necessarily benefit. The expectations that housing was improving, however, took a hit following a poor report from KB Home (KBH) and a weak new home sales [...]

3/23/12Stock Market Today: Housing Data Makes KB Home (NYSE: KBH), Homebuilder Stocks a "Hold" (Money Morning)

This week's housing market data ended with lower new home sales than expected, triggering a slip for KB Home (NYSE: KBH) and other homebuilder stocks in the stock market today (Friday). Shares of builder KB Home tumbled more than 13% in early morning trading. Also pushing investors away from [...]

3/5/12(KBH) KB Home – Bear of the Day (Stock Blog Hub)

KB Home (KBH) faces a fragile housing market. Increased availability of housing alternatives may keep the company's earnings under pressure. Furthermore, the company's housing market is highly concentrated, which poses threats to its earnings performance. The company did post a profit of $0.18 per share during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011, which was much higher [...]

7/1/11US Hot Stocks: C, F, LVS, KBH, IDCC (Stock Wizard)

Below we highlight few companies whose shares are actively trading in Friday's session. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) rallied more than 3% after the Wall Street Journal reported that the company has entered into exclusive talks with one bidding group for the long-delayed sale of its OneMain consumer financial services business formerly known as CitiFinancial. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) rose as much as 2% after the company said that its U.S. June sales rose 13.6% to 194,114 vehicles from 170,900 a...

6/29/11(KBH) KB Home’s Loss Widens (Stock Blog Hub)

KB Home (KBH) reported a net loss of $68.5 million or 89 cents per share in the second quarter of fiscal 2011, compared with a net loss of $30.7 million or 40 cents per share a year ago. However, excluding inventory impairments and land option contract abandonment charges of $20.6 million and a loss of $14.6 [...]

6/29/11(KBH) KB Home Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Preview (Stock Blog Hub)

KB Home (KBH) is scheduled to release its second quarter 2011 results before the market opens on June 29, 2011. Los Angeles, California-based KB Home realized a loss of 49 cents per share in the first quarter, which is wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of 27 cents per share. For the upcoming [...]

4/10/11(KBH) Homes Crumble as Mortgage Rates Rise (Stock Blog Hub)

The rising mortgage rates in the U.S. have pulled down the total mortgage applications in the country, thereby discouraging home buyers. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate increased slightly to 4.93% from 4.92% in the last week, leading to a 2% drop in mortgage application on a seasonally adjusted basis. The overall economic recovery has undoubtedly improved [...]

4/5/11Earnings Roundup: KB Home (NYSE: KBH) (Stock Wizard)

KB Home (NYSE: KBH) reported early Tuesday that its first-quarter loss widened to $114.5 million, or $1.49 a share, from a loss of $54.5 million, or 71 cents a share, in the year-ago period. The latest period included a one-time impairment cost of $54.5 million. Revenue dropped to $196.9 million, from $264 million. Analysts, on average, expected the company to report a loss of $0.27 a share on revenue of $224.20 million.  Company-wide net orders in the first quarter of 2011 totaled...

3/31/11KB Home (NYSE: KBH): Q1 Earnings Preview 2011 (Stock Wizard)

KB Home (NYSE: KBH) is scheduled to release fiscal first quarter earnings before the opening bell on Tuesday, April 05, 2011. Analysts, on average, expect the company to report a loss of $0.27 a share on revenue of $224.20 million. In the year ago quarter, the company reported a loss of $0.71 per share on revenue of $263.98 million. KB Home constructs and sells homes in the United States. The company builds various types of homes, including attached and detached single-family homes,...

3/22/11Sunpower (SPWRA) & KB Home (KBH) Team Up To Provide Residential Solar Systems (Green Stocks Central)

KB Home (KBH) announced this morning that it’s going to provide residential solar systems as a standard feature using Sunpower (SPWRA) technology in 10 So Co communities.  While KB Home has provided solar systems as an option for several years, it’s the first time it will be included standard for every home.  Depending on the [...]

3/3/11Housing Stocks, KB Home (KBH) (Wall Street Sector Selector)

Some of the housing companies, the stronger ones like KB Home (KBH) are reasonable. I think they will also correct because I think the inflation trade that has become overly popular is going to correct and started a correction beginning in November wit...

2/16/11KB Home (Public, NYSE:KBH) Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (Public, NYSE:BZH) SHORT TRADE (Trading with the Average Jay)

This mornings trades in KB Home (Public, NYSE:KBH) and Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (Public, NYSE:BZH) entered on the opening runups. There is not so good news out on the housing markets today. With headlines like this "Homebuilder confidence stalls" Triangle Business Journal - by Jeff Clabaugh , Washington Business Journal Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 5:33pm EST New home builders are not showing much confidence. Confidence among new homebuilders showed no improvement this month, with one...

1/7/11Story Stocks: Ford Motor (NYSE:F), Best Buy (NYSE:BBY), Sara Lee (NYSE:SLE), KB Home (NYSE:KBH) (Jutia Group)

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) said its vehicle sales in China rose 40 percent last year as customers bought more Focus compact cars and Fiesta subcompacts in the world’s largest auto market. Deliveries rose to 582,467 vehicles, the Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker said today in an e-mailed statement. Sales in December rose 52 [...]

1/3/11KB Home (NYSE: KBH): Q4 Earnings Preview 2010 (Stock Wizard)

KB Home (NYSE: KBH) is scheduled to release its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings before the opening bell on Friday, January 7, 2011. Analysts, on average, expect the company to post a loss of 17 cents per share on revenue of $441.99 million. In the year ago period, the company reported earnings of $1.31 cents per share on revenue of $674.57 million. KB Home constructs and sells residential homes in the United States. It constructs and sells homes through its operating divisions across...

10/15/10Puts Purchased on KB Home (KBH) (Benzinga)

Shares of KB Home (NYSE: KBH) are lower on the session by 0.27%, currently trading at $11.16. The stock has been moving largely lower over the past six months, off from a recent high near $20.00. Options traders are buying puts on the name today. A short while ago the November $10.00 put was purchased 5,100 times, on the offer, on open interest of only 681 contracts. This signals new positioning on the name. Overall put volume is now running at 2.97x the daily average, 82% on the...

10/14/10Top 4 Stocks In The Residential Construction Industry With The Highest Dividend Yield (MDC, KBH, ... (Benzinga)

Below are the top residential construction stocks on the NYSE and NASDAQ in terms of dividend yield. MDC Holdings Inc (NYSE: MDC) has a dividend yield of 3.70%. MDC's shares closed at $26.98 yesterday. KB Home (NYSE: KBH) has a dividend yield of 2.30%. KBH's shares closed at $11.11 yesterday. DR Horton Inc (NYSE: DHI) has a dividend yield of 1.40%. DHI's shares closed at $10.78 yesterday. Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN) has a dividend yield of 1.00%. LEN's shares closed at $15.85...

10/8/10Bulls Building a Case For KB Home (KBH) (Benzinga)

Shares of KB Home (NYSE: KBH) are higher on the session by 0.72%, currently trading at $11.14. The stock has been moving largely lower over the past six months and is trading well below the 200-day moving average. KBH is also below the 50-day moving average, though it (the 50-day) has begun to smooth sideways. Options traders are buying calls on the name today. A short while ago the January 2011 $16.00 call was purchased 10,000 times, on the offer, on open interest of 11,001 contracts....

9/28/10Goldman Downgrades KB Home On Weak Forecast (Benzinga)

Goldman Sachs recently downgraded KB Home (NYSE: KBH) to Sell and lowering the target price to $10as it believes the company's earnings trajectory is significantly lower than Street expectations. Key concerns include: SG&A remain stubbornly high and little fixed cost reprieve is seen given legal costs and the costs associated with new communities; KBH's over-levered balance sheet could approach 65%-70% net-debt-to-cap in 2011; and KBH's build-to-order strategy is not the correct sales...

9/28/10Benzinga's Top Downgrades (SLW, KBH, UMC, SI) (Benzinga)

Silver Wheaton Corp (NYSE: SLW) was downgraded by Credit Suisse from “outperform” to "neutral." SLW's shares closed at $26.54 yesterday. Silver Wheaton's earnings are likely to plunge by 79.76% this year. Goldman downgraded KB Home (NYSE: KBH) from "neutral" to "sell." KBH's shares closed at $11.95 yesterday. KB Home's quarterly earnings dropped by 61.90% y/y. United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE: UMC) was downgraded by Macquarie from "outperform" to "underperform." UMC's shares closed...

9/24/10Story Stocks: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), KB Home (NYSE:KBH), Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD) (Jutia Group)

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) briefly overtook PetroChina Co. to become the second-biggest company in the world by market value, lifted by investors betting on growth prospects for the iPhone, Macintosh and iPad. Apple climbed as high as $292.76 in intraday trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market, giving it a market value of $267.5 [...]

9/20/10Despite Disappointing Housing Outlook, Homebuilders Surge (TOL, PHM, KBH, LEN) (Benzinga)

Despite a housing survey showing continued weakness, homebuilders are surging this afternoon. Toll Brothers (NYSE: TOL), PulteGroup (NYSE: PHM), KB Home (NYSE: KBH), and Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN) are all higher by more than 3%. According to a Reuters report, "The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index was unchanged at 13, matching last month's level, which was the lowest since March 2009. Economists polled by Reuters expected a rise to 14." A reading...

7/30/10Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: KB Home, PulteGroup, ProShares Short Real Estate and U... (Wall Street Sector Selector)

Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: KB Home (NYSE: KBH), PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM), ProShares Short Real Estate (NYSE: REK) and(...)Read the rest of Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: KB Home, PulteGroup, ProShares Short Real Estate and UltraShort Real Estate ProShares (KBH, PHM, REK, SRS) Copyright 2010 ETFDAILYNEWS.COM The copying, republication or redistribution of [...] Related posts: Lawsuit Filed Against ProShares UltraShort Real Estate Fund...

6/26/10Earnings Recap: KB Homes Fails To Live Up To Low Expectations (Wall St. Cheat Sheet)

KBH provides more evidence that the U.S. housing market is in shambles...

1/12/10(KBH) KB Home Posts Mixed Bag (Stock Blog Hub)

KB Home (KBH) shares are weak today after the company reported weaker-than-expected net order numbers for the fourth quarter 2009. Quarterly earnings, on the other hand, came in much better than expected, helped in large part by revenue from land sales. KBH has revealed a net income of $100.7 million or $1.31 per share in the [...]

1/9/10KB Home (NYSE: KBH): Q4 Earnings Preview 2009 (Stock Wizard)

KB Home (NYSE: KBH) is scheduled to release financial results for fourth quarter 2009 before the opening bell on Tuesday, January 12, 2010.. Analysts, on average, expect the company to report net loss of 49 cents a share on revenue of $579.66 million. In the year ago quarter, the company reported a loss of $3.96 per share on revenue of $919.04 million. KB Home constructs and sells homes in the United States. The company builds various types of homes, including attached and detached...

12/23/09New Home Sales Data Could Spell Trouble (TOL, KBH, HD, LOW) (Jutia Group)

Gareth Soloway Chief Market Strategist, InTheMoneyStocks.com New Homes Sales dropped sharply by 11% today as it appears home buyers who wanted the $8,000 tax credit by the end of the year have already completed their purchases prior to the government extending the credit.  Before the government extended the credit, there was a mad [...]

8/26/09(KBH) Housing Numbers: The Truth Behind It All (Stock Blog Hub)

Ryan Cole, The Investment U Research Team Continuing our series looking at the truth behind current economic data, today we turn to housing numbers. Housing has been in the news lately, with a few “green shoots” of news. Most recently, home prices ticked upward last month, even though they’re down compared with a [...]

1/11/09KB Home 4th Quarter Earnings (Bullish Bankers)

KB Homes posted a loss for the 7th consecutive quarter, and missed analysts' expectations of a loss per share of $1.23 by $2.73. The Company went through extremely tough times in 2008 as sales fell 52%, and revenues tumbled 55%. Although the market was not ideal, management feels as if they are positioned to operate more effectively in tough times to come.

6/27/08Same Story At KB Homes (Top Gun Financial Planning)

The new home market continues to be brutal as we saw yesterday with Lennar and today with KB Homes (KBH Earnings Release). I created the same chart for KB Homes of new home deliveries and backlog going back to 2003: KBH New Homes and Backlog Chart. Basically, these builders are just trying to complete whatever they have [...]

3/28/08Lennar, KB Home and the Rest of the Builders (Wealth Daily)

Hmmm....Is it time to buy the builders? Nah.

1/29/08Angelo Mozilo's Last Stand (Wealth Daily)

Angelo is headed to the Hill next month. I'm calling it must- see TV.

11/9/06Housing: All Tears and Fears (The Average Joe Investor)

You hear it everywhere right now: housing is just not getting better. The funny thing is where these comments are coming from - the CEOs of the major homebuilders like Toll Brothers (NYSE: TOL), Hovnanian Enterprises (NYSE: HOV), KB Home (NYSE: KBH), and Pulte Homes (NYSE: PHM). CNBC clips from a real estate investment banking conference today in NY show CEOs decrying the rapidly deteriorating market. So how bad is it really? For a long time now, I've been vacillating between hesitant and...


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