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) pushed the Materials & Construction industry higher today making it today's featured materials & construction winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.4%. By the end of trading, Lennar Corporation rose $1.74 (5.1%) to $36.05 on average volume. Throughout the day, 7,165,952 shares of Lennar Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5,493,400 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $34.50-$36.26 after having opened the day at $34.53 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.31. Other companies within the Materials & Construction industry that increased today were:
), up 8.7%,
), up 7.6%,
), up 7.4% and
), up 6.4%.
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Lennar Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in homebuilding, financial services, and real estate businesses in the United States. Lennar Corporation has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 10.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Lennar Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.
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On the negative front,
), down 5.3%,
), down 2.7%,
), down 2.4% and
), down 2.2% , were all laggards within the materials & construction industry with
) being today's materials & construction industry laggard.
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