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KB Home: Tread Carefully

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KB Home's (KBH) stock has more than doubled in the last year, significantly outperforming its peers, as well as the S&P 500 index:

Why You Should Add Lennar (LEN) to Your Portfolio Right Now

2018-01-19 zacks
Shares of Lennar Corporation (LEN - Free Report) have gained 22.7% in the last three months, outperforming the 17.6% growth of its industry. Additionally, this leading homebuilder outperformed the industry in each of the four-week, 12-week and 52-week time frames. The overall outlook for the homebuilding industry remains positive, with healthy economy, strong job market and historically low mortgage rates, and the companies are cashing in on this positive momentum. (12-0)

How Damaging is the Decline in Housing Starts & Permits?

2018-01-19 zacks
After two months of robust gains, housing starts and permits results were not impressive last December. Per the latest jointly released report from the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, housing starts decreased 8.2% in December 2017 to 1.92 million units (seasonally adjusted annual rate) from the prior month owing to a 11.8% drop in single-family housing starts. (1-0)

5 Construction Stocks Set to Carve a Beat in Q4 Earnings

2018-01-18 investorplace
The upcoming construction sector earnings results are expected to benefit from economic growth, the labor market, higher demand, tighter inventories and rising home prices. These positive factors are reflected in the improving estimates picture for the sector ahead of the major earnings releases starting next week. (3-0)

Builder Confidence Slips in January, Strains of Growth Exist

2018-01-18 zacks
The confidence level among the nation's homebuilders slipped slightly in the first month of 2018 after reaching an 18-year high in December 2017, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Housing Market Index. Nonetheless, homebuilders remain confident about the upcoming period, given the changes to the tax code that will likely promote the small business sector and boost broader economic growth. (18-0)

New Strong Buy Stocks for January 17th

2018-01-17 zacks
ArcelorMittal (MT - Free Report) : This company that owns and operates steel manufacturing and mining facilities has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.6% over the last 30 days. (2-0)

Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for January 17th

2018-01-17 zacks
Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, January 17th: (9-0)

5 Best-Ranked Earnings Growth Stocks to Buy Now

2018-01-16 investorplace
As we enter the Q4 reporting cycle, looking for stocks having unswerving earnings growth is the highest priority for astute investors. And why not? If the company doesn’t make money, it won’t last over the long haul. Consider a company’s revenues over a given period of time, subtract the cost of production and you have earnings. (35-0)

5 Construction Stocks Set to Carve a Beat in Q4 Earnings

2018-01-16 zacks
The upcoming construction sector earnings results are expected to benefit from economic growth, the labor market, higher demand, tighter inventories and rising home prices. These positive factors are reflected in the improving estimates picture for the sector ahead of the major earnings releases starting next week.   After the solid 3.1% economic growth in the in the July-September quarter, the world’s largest economy is expected to have advanced 3. (10-0)

Superb Industry Group Rank Keeps KB Home (KBH) a Strong Buy

2018-01-16 investorplace
KB Home (NYSE:KBH) is one of 26 companies within the Homebuilding GICS industry group, which is in turn part of the 116 company GICS Consumer Durables sector. KBH has a market value of $3.2 billion which is in the top half of its industry group. The stock's current Portfolio Grader score places it 1 among the 26 companies in this industry group, putting it in the top decile; among the sector leaders with a ranking of 1 among the 116 companies in the sector, and number 30 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe.

Zacks.com highlights: Darden Restaurants, D.R. Horton, Five Below, KB Home and BlackRock

2018-01-16 zacks
Chicago, IL – Jan 16, 2018 - Stocks in this week’s article include: Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI - Free Report) , D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI - Free Report) , Five Below, Inc. (FIVE - Free Report) , KB Home (KBH - Free Report) and BlackRock, Inc. (BLK - Free Report) . (90-0)

Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for January 15th

2018-01-15 zacks
Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, January 15th: (2-0)

KB Home (KBH) a Strong Buy on Stellar Earnings Growth

2018-01-15 investorplace
The current recommendation of Strong Buy for KB Home (NYSE:KBH) is the result of using the Portfolio Grader stock evaluator, which incorporates Louis Navellier's investing methodology. The current Portfolio Grader recommendation on the shares has been in place for 3 months.

5 Best-Ranked Earnings Growth Stocks to Buy Now

2018-01-15 zacks
As we enter the Q4 reporting cycle, looking for stocks having unswerving earnings growth is the highest priority for astute investors. And why not? If the company doesn’t make money, it won’t last over the long haul. Consider a company’s revenues over a given period of time, subtract the cost of production and you have earnings. (36-0)

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