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See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about KB Home.

IHS Markit

KB Home

NYSE:KBH

Score: Positive (71)

7 days at current score.

Upgraded from Neutral on March 6th 2018

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Summary


  • This company ranked positively in 3 out of 4 IHS Markit Categories and also compared to the Consumer Goods sector
  • Perception of the company's creditworthiness is positive
  • Bearish sentiment is low and declining
  • Economic output in this company's sector is expanding


Bearish sentiment

Short interest | Positive

Short interest is low for KBH with fewer than 5% of shares on loan. Additionally, this was an improvement in sentiment as investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices reduced their short positions on February 12.

Money flow

ETF/Index ownership | Neutral

ETF activity is neutral. ETFs that hold KBH had net inflows of $967 million over the last one-month. While these are not among the highest inflows of the last year, the rate of inflow is increasing.

Economic sentiment

PMI by IHS Markit | Positive

According to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Consumer Goods sector is rising. The rate of growth is strong relative to the trend shown over the past year.

Credit worthiness

Credit default swap | Positive

The current level displays a positive indicator. KBH credit default swap spreads are within the middle of their range for the last three years.

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