PulteGroup Inc


  • PulteGroup Inc. added 59 cents, or 2.7 percent, to $22.13. Toll Brothers Inc. rose 60 cents to $38.81. D.R. Horton Inc. gained 55 cents, or 2 percent, to $27.67.

  • Asia stocks steady as investors mull economic data Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 5:12 AM ET

    NEW YORK— U.S. stocks dropped Tuesday as investors weighed company news and the latest report on consumer prices. Signs that the dollar could resume its recent surge also made investors nervous. "We're in something of a holding pattern as markets continue to digest all that's going on," said Kristina Hooper, U.S. investment strategist at Allianz Global Investors.

  • Lennar Corp, Toll Brothers Inc and KB Home, among the top six builders, together reported an average 19 percent increase in orders in the latest quarter, up from 3.3 percent in the same period last year. Lennar, the No.2 U.S. homebuilder after D.R. Horton Inc, said on Thursday it expected single-family housing starts and permits to rebound "shortly".

  • Yellen keeps the markets calm Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 5:46 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The regular session saw a fairly broad rally, even as Janet Yellen talked about rates.

  • Midday movers: Boeing, Kate Spade, Viacom & more Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 1:18 PM ET
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    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Pending home sales drop more than expected Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 9:59 AM ET
    Pending home sales

    A monthly index from the National Association of Realtors measuring signed contracts to buy existing homes fell 3.7 percent last month.

  • Early movers: MCD, F, DOW, BABA, COH & more Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 8:21 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Stocks that may get a State of the Union boost Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:52 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    For the best trade around the State of the Union, political and financial analysts recommend housing and basic economy-related stocks.

  • UPDATE 3-Lennar to Houston: We have a problem Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 1:33 PM ET

    Jan 15- Lennar Corp, the second-largest U.S. homebuilder by the number of homes sold, said it expects 2015 margins to be squeezed as falling oil prices hurt demand in Houston, a city heavily dependent on the energy sector. The warning overshadowed a 50 percent jump in quarterly profit and pushed Lennar's shares down as much as 9 percent. Houston accounted for about...

  • Midday movers: Credit Suisse, UBS, Citigroup & more Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 12:42 PM ET
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    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Jan 15- Lennar Corp, the second-largest U.S. homebuilder by the number of homes sold, reported its first fall in quarterly margins in three years and forecast a further drop in 2015 as costs rise. The warning overshadowed a 50 percent jump in quarterly profit and pushed Lennar's shares down as much as 4.3 percent in morning trading on Thursday.

  • Midday movers: Aetna, Ocwen Financial, GoPro & more Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 1:13 PM ET
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  • WASHINGTON, Jan 7- The Federal Housing Administration will reduce annual mortgage insurance premiums by 0.5 percentage point to 0.85 percent from 1.35 percent, the White House said on Wednesday. In a statement, the White House said the move was part of President Obama' s efforts "to expand responsible lending to creditworthy borrowers." The administration also...

  • Midday movers: Alkermes, Lennar, Radian Group & more Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
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  • Behind the $50 million bet against home builders Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    New home construction in Bethesda, Md.

    In a large options trade Monday, one trader bet housing stocks will collapse in the coming months.

  • Perfect economic mix set to boost housing next year Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A house for sale in Sarasota, Florida

    Next year is shaping up to be one of those rare times when strong economic growth is accompanied by low interest rates, the perfect mix for housing.

  • How low gas prices fuel the housing market Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 1:01 PM ET
    A gas price sign is seen at a Phillips 66 station in Houston, Dec. 16, 2014.

    When it comes to housing, low gas prices not only help pad people's pocketbooks, but they are also boosting consumer confidence.

  • Home builder's new sweet spot: the 55-plus crowd Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:39 PM ET
    Pulte Homes' Sun City "active adult" community in Georgia.

    Pulte Homes is rushing to build more so-called active adult communities catering to baby boomers, many who still work full time.

  • Pulte's 2015 housing strategy   Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 10:17 AM ET
    Pulte's 2015 housing strategy

    CNBC's Diana Olick speaks to Richard Dugas, Pulte Group CEO, about the state of the housing market and Pulte's big bet on active adult communities.

  • These states- Texas, Florida, Arizona, Nevada, North and South Carolina, Georgia and California- accounted for about half of the total job growth in the 12 months to September, according to RBC Capital Markets. The shift bodes well for D.R. Horton Inc, the largest U.S. homebuilder, and rivals Lennar Corp and PulteGroup Inc, each of which gets a large part of its revenue...