NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

KB Home

(NYSE:

KBH

) hit a new 52-week low Wednesday as it is currently trading at $8.92, below its previous 52-week low of $8.95 with 259,519 shares traded as of 9:51 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.5 million shares over the past 30 days.

KB Home has a market cap of $704.6 million and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and

materials & construction

industry. Shares are down 32.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

KB Home operates as a homebuilding and financial services company in the United States. It constructs and sells various types of homes, including attached and detached single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums primarily for first-time, move-up, and active adult homebuyers.

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TheStreet Ratings rates KB Home as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally weak debt management, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. You can view the full

KB Home Ratings Report

.

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