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KB Home Rises On Unusually High Volume (KBH)

Stock quotes in this article: KBH

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- KB Home (NYSE: KBH) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 22.6 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.1 times its average daily volume and trading up $2.21 (+16.9%) at $15.32 as of 2:05 p.m. ET.

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KB Home has a market cap of $1.01 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 95.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

KB Home operates as a homebuilding and financial services company in the United States.

TheStreet Ratings rates KB Home as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. You can view the full KB Home Ratings Report.

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