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

IHS Markit

KB Home

NYSE:KBH

Score: Negative (22)

16 days at current score.

Downgraded from Neutral on July 25th 2018

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Summary


  • This company ranked negatively compared to the Consumer Goods sector with 2 negative IHS Markit Categories
  • Perception of the company's creditworthiness is negative
  • Bearish sentiment is low and declining
  • Economic output for the sector is expanding but at a slower rate


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 August 3.

Money flow

ETF/Index ownership | Neutral

ETF activity is neutral. ETFs that hold KBH had net inflows of $310 million over the last one-month.

Economic sentiment

PMI by IHS Markit | Negative

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, and is easing.

Credit worthiness

Credit default swap | Negative

The current level displays a negative indicator. KBH credit default swap spreads are rising towards their highest levels for the past 1 year, which indicates the market's more negative perception of the company's credit worthiness.

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