The homebuilder's second-quarter earnings handily exceed analysts' forecasts amid a revival in demand for new homes.
Builders started 1.269 million new home-construction projects during May, the Census Bureau says, down from the prior month's 1.29 million. But the figure for housing starts still exceeded Wall Street expectations for 1.245 million new projects in May.
Stephens turns bullish on real estate broker Redfin, upgrading the stock to overweight from underweight.
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