BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Homebuilders' stocks have jumped an average of 31% this year but are now looking overpriced, given the muddled outlook for new-home demand for the rest of 2012.Standard & Poor's has a "negative" outlook on the homebuilding industry as it expects "only a slight recovery" for the balance of this year. The research firm has "hold" recommendations on the industry's leaders, KB Home (KBH), Lennar (LEN) and D.R. Horton (DHI), and a "sell" on its biggest player, PulteGroup (PHM), after its 56% gain this year.
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