Among individual builders, stocks were mixed ahead of the opening bell Tuesday. PulteGroup ( PHM) fell 2.1% in premarket trading, D.R. Horton ( DHI) edged 0.1% lower, Lennar ( LEN), largely considered a leader among the homebuilders, and Toll Brothers ( TOL) were flat ahead of the opening bell. Small-cap builders KB Home ( KBH) and Hovnanian Enterprises ( HOV) were flat, while Beazer Homes ( BZH) lost 3.2%. -- Written by Miriam Marcus Reimer in New York. >To contact the writer of this article, click here: Miriam Reimer. >To follow the writer on Twitter, go to @miriamsmarket. >To submit a news tip, send an email to: email@example.com.