DR Horton Stock Hits New 52-Week High (DHI)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- DR Horton (NYSE: DHI) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $24.69, above its previous 52-week high of $24.66 with 859,630 shares traded as of 9:56 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 5.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

DR Horton has a market cap of $7.72 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 24% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

D.R. Horton, Inc. operates as a homebuilding company. The company engages in the acquisition and development of land; and construction and sale of residential homes in 26 states and 77 markets in the United States primarily under the D.R. Horton, America's Builder name. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates DR Horton as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full DR Horton Ratings Report.

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