More Upside Ahead For Homebuilders? (XHB)

From Zacks: The U.S. homebuilding industry is in good shape, and still one of the pillars on which the economy rests. The 2017 outlook for homebuilding is quite compelling given historically low mortgage rates, impressive first-quarter 2017 existing home sale data and a tight inventory.
NYSE:XHB July 10, 2017 6:12am

SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (XHB) In Focus As New Home Sales Plunge

From Tyler Durden: If you're surprised by the collapse in new home sales in April, then you're not paying attention.
NYSE:XHB May 23, 2017 10:55am

Existing Home Sales Surged In March, As Prices Also Gain

From Tyler Durden: Following February's 3.9% drop, March existing home sales roared back (up 4.4% MoM - the fastest growth since Dec 2015) to the highest since Feb 2007 at 5.71 million SAAR.
NYSE:XHB April 21, 2017 10:52am

Millennial Homebuyers Finally Entering the Housing Market

April is New Homes Month, and to celebrate, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) shared some of the significant contributions housing provides to the U.S. economy.
NYSE:XHB April 17, 2017 5:11pm

Homebuilders In Focus As Home Prices Accelerate At Fastest Pace In 3 Years

From Tyler Durden: U.S. Home Prices rose at 5.7% year-over-year in January, according to the latest data from Case-Shiller. This is the fastest rate of price appreciation since July 2014.
NYSE:XHB March 28, 2017 10:57am

Solid New Home Sales Data Bodes Well For Homebuilder Funds

From Jill Mislinski: Thursday's release of the February New Home Sales from the Census Bureau came in at 592K, up 6.1% month-over-month from a revised 558K in January.
NYSE:XHB March 24, 2017 6:23am

Homebuilder Confidence Hits 12-Year Highs, Matching Pre-Crisis Bubble Levels

From Jill Mislinski: The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Housing Market Index (HMI) is a gauge of builder opinion on the relative level of current and future single-family home sales. It is a diffusion index, which means that a reading above 50 indicates a favorable outlook on home sales; below 50 indicates a negative outlook.
NYSE:XHB March 15, 2017 11:19am

U.S. Home Prices Continue To Soar — Will Homebuilders Benefit?

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From Jill Mislinski: With Tuesday's release of the December S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, we learned that seasonally adjusted home prices for the benchmark 20-city index were up 0.9% month over month.
NYSE:XHB March 1, 2017 7:49am

Homebuilder ETFs On Watch As Pending Home Sales Plunge 2.8%

From Jill Mislinski: This morning the National Association of Realtors released the January data for their Pending Home Sales Index.
NYSE:XHB February 27, 2017 10:56am

Long-Term Housing Data Paints Rosy Picture For Homebuilders

From Jill Mislinski: Yesterday we reported separately on the latest residential building permits and housing starts in the government's monthly report, courtesy of the Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Despite the fact that both are monthly SAAR series (seasonally adjusted annualized rate), they are exceptionally volatile and subject to extensive revisions. Thus it is unwise to assign much credibility to a single month.
NYSE:XHB February 17, 2017 10:02am

Real Estate ETFs In Focus As Homebuilder Earnings Loom

From Zacks: The housing sector appears in great shape if we look at the recently released earnings. However, the recent volley of data points tells another story. Both existing and new home sales dropped in December with the former seeing a 2.8% decline and the latter witnessing a 10.4% plunge from November.
NYSE:XHB February 1, 2017 8:50am

Amid Rising Rates, November’s Housing Starts Come In Very Weak

November's housing starts numbers came in weaker than expected in November, in perhaps the first signal that rapidly rising interest rates are starting to negatively affect the real estate industry.
NYSE:XHB December 16, 2016 9:12am

Housing Data, Changing Demographics Bode Well For Home Builders

From Jocelynn Smith: October showed some signs of life in the American dream, if you consider owning a home the core of the American dream.
NYSE:XHB November 27, 2016 10:22am

Homebuilder ETFs Surge on Strong July New Home Sales Data

Today's July new home sales numbers came in much better than analysts had expected, and the two largest homebuilder ETFs are flying higher as a result.
NYSE:ITB August 23, 2016 10:28am

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