Score: Neutral (41)
5 days at current score.
Upgraded from Negative on August 8th 2017
- This company ranked neutral compared to the Consumer Goods sector with only 1 positive IHS Markit Category
- Perception of the company's creditworthiness is positive
- ETFs holding this stock have seen outflows over the last one-month
- Bearish sentiment is moderate and declining
Short interest | Neutral
Short interest is moderately high for KBH with between 10 and 15% of shares outstanding currently on loan. However, this was an improvement in sentiment as investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices reduced their short positions on August 4.
ETF/Index ownership | Negative
ETF activity is negative but appears to be improving. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding KBH totaled $17 million. However, outflows appear to be slowing.
PMI by IHS Markit | Neutral
According to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Consumer Goods sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however.
Credit default swap | Positive
The current level displays a positive indicator. KBH credit default swap spreads are near the lowest level of the last three years and indicate the market's continued positive perception of the company's credit worthiness.
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