NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Homebuilder stocks were the 2013 leaders until peaking in mid-May. My benchmark for the housing market is the PHLX Housing Sector Index
The results were 16 percent ahead of the 79 cents a share Wall Street consensus estimate as compiled by FactSet.
Wedbush analyst Jay McCanless argues that the Atlanta-based homebuilder will enter a growth phase in 2018.
Here are Friday's top research calls, including downgrades for Beazer Homes and Chevron, an upgrade for Ecolab and new coverage of Sherwin-Williams.