) -- The ex-dividend date for

KB Home



) is tomorrow, November 1, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 6 cents per share. At a price of $7.11 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.4%.

The average volume for KB Home has been 4.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KB Home has a market cap of $555.4 million and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and

materials & construction

industry. Shares are down 43.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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


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

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