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

IHS Markit

KB Home

NYSE:KBH

Score: Neutral (66)

30 days at current score.

Downgraded from Positive on March 13th 2018

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Summary


  • This company ranked neutral compared to the Consumer Goods sector with only 2 positive IHS Markit Categories
  • Perception of the company's creditworthiness is neutral
  • ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows
  • 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 February 12.

Money flow

ETF/Index ownership | Positive

ETF activity is positive. Over the last month, ETFs holding KBH are favorable, with net inflows of $3.18 billion. Additionally, the rate of inflows is increasing.

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 very weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, and has continued to ease. However, the rate of expansion may accelerate in the coming months.

Credit worthiness

Credit default swap | Neutral

The current level displays a neutral indicator. KBH credit default swap spreads are near 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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