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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 (51)

1 day at current score.

Upgraded from Negative on February 12th 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 positive but weakening
  • Bearish sentiment is moderate and increasing
  • Economic output in this company's sector is expanding


Bearish sentiment

Short interest | Neutral

Short interest is moderate for KBH with between 5 and 10% of shares outstanding currently on loan. This represents an increase in short interest as investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices added to their short positions on February 6.

Money flow

ETF/Index ownership | Neutral

ETF activity is neutral. ETFs that hold KBH had net inflows of $603 million over the last one-month.

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 with a weakening bias over the past 1-month. Although KBH credit default swap spreads are rising, indicating the market's more negative perception of the company's credit worthiness, they are still comfortably within the range of the last three years.

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