Lennar Reaches New 52-Week High (LEN)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $42.19, above its previous 52-week high of $42.12 with 873,565 shares traded as of 10:21 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.8 million shares over the past 30 days.

Lennar has a market cap of $6.47 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 8.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Lennar Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in homebuilding, financial services, and real estate businesses in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 13, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Lennar as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Lennar Ratings Report.

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