Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model
) pushed the Materials & Construction industry higher today making it today's featured materials & construction winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.2%. By the end of trading, PulteGroup rose 29 cents (1.8%) to $16.72 on average volume. Throughout the day, 16.1 million shares of PulteGroup exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 13.9 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $16.10-$16.74 after having opened the day at $16.44 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $16.43. Other companies within the Materials & Construction industry that increased today were:
), up 10.7%,
), up 10%,
), up 7.5%, and
), up 4.7%.
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PulteGroup, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in homebuilding and financial services businesses primarily in the United States. PulteGroup has a market cap of $6.05 billion and is part of the
sector. Shares are up 149.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are six analysts that rate PulteGroup a buy, one analyst rates it a sell, and seven rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates PulteGroup as a
. 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 PulteGroup Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 7.3%,
), down 6.8%,
), down 4.7%, and
), down 3.2%, were all laggards within the materials & construction industry with
) being today's materials & construction industry laggard.
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