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February 20, 2013
10:39 EDTKBH, MDC, TOL, LEN, BZH, SPF, RYL, HOV, PHM, DHI, NVRHomebuilders fall after Toll Brothers miss, housing start drop
A number of home builder stocks are falling after leading builder Toll Brothers (TOL) reported weaker than expected first quarter result, and U.S. housing starts came in below expectations. Toll Brothers reported first quarter earnings per share of just 3c, versus analysts' consensus estimate of 10c. Toll's average selling price fell slightly to $569,000 in its first quarter, down from $582,000 during the previous quarter. Moreover, the company invested over $330M in land deals during the first quarter. The company, however, added that it is gaining pricing power as the Spring selling season begins to kick off. On the data front, U.S. housing starts fell a greater than expected 8.5% to a 890K pace in January, although starts of single family units edged up 0.8%. Building permits increased 1.8% last month. In mid-morning trading, Toll Brothers sank 4.5% to $35.30, PulteGroup (PHM) slid 2.6% to $19.42, KB Home (KBH) fell 4% to $18.75, Hovnanian (HOV) gave back 2.95% to $5.59 and Beazer Homes (BZH) lost 2.3% to $16.77.
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November 16, 2015
17:10 EDTDHI, LENSoros took stake in Paypal, liquidated Herbalife stake
Soros Fund Management gave a quarterly update on its stakes in a filing this afternoon. NEW STAKES: Paypal (PYPL), CIT Group (CIT), Schlumberger (SLB), Kraft Heinz (KHC), and Amazon (AMZN). INCREASED STAKES: Allergan (AGN), Lions Gate (LGF), Energen (EGN), Southwest Airlines (LUV), and Qunar Cayman Islands (QUNR). DECREASED STAKES: LyondellBasell (LYB), YPF (YPF), Time Warner Cable (TWC), Dow Chemical (DOW), and Monsanto (MON). LIQUIDATED STAKES: Herbalife (HLF), Lennar (LEN), DR Horton (DHI), United Continental (UAL), and Nice Systems (NICE).

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