KB Home Stock Hits New 52-Week High (KBH)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- KB Home (NYSE: KBH) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $19.68, above its previous 52-week high of $19.63 with 3.1 million shares traded as of 12:50 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 5.2 million shares over the past 30 days.

KB Home has a market cap of $1.43 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 17.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

KB Home operates as a homebuilding and financial services company in the United States. The company constructs and sells various homes, including attached and detached single-family residential homes, townhomes, and condominiums primarily for first-time, move-up, and active adult homebuyers.

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TheStreet Ratings rates KB Home as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. You can view the full KB Home Ratings Report.

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