Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. (HOV)

22.27
0.87 4.10
NYSE : Consumer Durables
Prev Close 21.40
Open 21.76
Day Low/High 21.59 / 23.65
52 Wk Low/High 5.12 / 32.90
Volume 210.16K
Avg Volume 234.40K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 5.51M
Market Cap 131.28M
EPS -7.10
P/E Ratio N/A
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Hanson's Housing Musings

Real estate maven Mark Hanson issues some cautious comments: "An upside surprise in housing data over the next week? With a backdrop of sub-4% mortgage rates and many builder stocks not performing as well as they were expected to, better-than-expect...

Day Ahead: Chinese, Japanese Markets Up on Stimulus

Both markets rallied on government promises of tax cuts to come.

The Week Ahead: Back in Work Mode

The Week Ahead: Back in Work Mode

The next FOMC meeting and the end of the quarter loom.

Like I Said, Stay Away From Homebuilders

Like I Said, Stay Away From Homebuilders

It's better to invest in companies that own rentals.

The Homebuilder Rally Has Further to Run

Housing starts are still below their long-term average.

Home Depot Offsets Walmart; American Apparel Faces Bankruptcy

Home Depot Offsets Walmart; American Apparel Faces Bankruptcy

Housing construction jumped to pre-recession highs and gave homebuilders a boost on Tuesday.

Deconstructing Hovnanian

I've written critically over the past five years about Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV) and its promotional chairman, Ara Hovnanian (who's been a frequent guest on business TV). Recently, I discussed what I see as the company's precarious financial and o...

Want to Forget About Greece? Here Are 2 Cheap and Cheerful Stocks

Ignore Greece and focus on value stocks that you can buy now.

Lennar Jumps After Reporting Better Than Expected Earnings

Lennar Jumps After Reporting Better Than Expected Earnings

Shares of homebuilder Lennar (LEN) ended Wednesday's trading day with a gain of over 4 percent, making it TheStreet's Move of the Day.

Here's a Better Way to Invest in Housing

Here's a Better Way to Invest in Housing

Multifamily REITs have more experience in this area than conventional homebuilders.

Why I'm Sitting Out Homebuilder Speculation

Why I'm Sitting Out Homebuilder Speculation

Margins continue to be hurt by incentives and concessions.

Standard Pacific, Ryland Lead Homebuilders; Greece Drags on Stocks

Standard Pacific, Ryland Lead Homebuilders; Greece Drags on Stocks

Homebuilders Standard Pacific (SPF) and Ryland Group (RYL) surged on Monday on news the two had agreed to merge to form a combined company with a market cap of $5.2B.

The Week Ahead: Companies Tap the Brakes as End of Quarter Nears

The Week Ahead: Companies Tap the Brakes as End of Quarter Nears

You won't believe this, but there's another Fed rate decision coming up!

Today's Takeaways and Observations

The market bends but doesn't break. On the other hand, the breadth and other technical measures seem "lacking." I don't trust the rally from the morning lows (though I am not fighting it at the margin). Bank stocks remain "the world's fair." Rate se...

Standard Pacific Outpaces HOV Lane

Standard Pacific Outpaces HOV Lane

Homebuilder has a more optimistic outlook than rival Hovnanian.

Tearing Down Hovnanian

I have been openly critical (and sometimes even hostile!) toward Ara Hovnavian's bullish utterings over the years. Most often that optimism has been expressed prior to one of the company's many  secondary offerings or debt raises. Three years ago I ...

Market Wrap: Casino Stocks Go Cold

Market Wrap: Casino Stocks Go Cold

Las Vegas Sands, MGM Resorts falter; broader market finishes session in the red.

JOLTS, Retail Sales, Lululemon Earnings in the Trading Week Ahead

JOLTS, Retail Sales, Lululemon Earnings in the Trading Week Ahead

Jobs and retail data take the spotlight once again in the trading week ahead.

Now's the Time to Buy Homebuilder Stocks

Tepid reaction to housing news means they'll trade higher.

Find Growth Stocks Before Wall Street

Look for the ones under-owned by large institutional investors.

Housing Repeats Seasonal Pattern

Housing Repeats Seasonal Pattern

Hopes for recovery boost homebuilders this time of year.

Homebuilders Look More Like a Tear-Down

Homebuilders Look More Like a Tear-Down

And why McDonald's shares will leave a bad taste in your mouth.

Homebuilders May Signal a Correction

Homebuilders May Signal a Correction

Their stocks are still overpriced despite low demand.

As Goes Housing, So Goes the Economy

As Goes Housing, So Goes the Economy

Do homebuilder stocks reflect expectations for economic growth?

The Week Ahead: A Dubious Jobs Number

The Week Ahead: A Dubious Jobs Number

Here's why the market reacted skeptically.

Long Shots Revisited

Value Line's current list resembles an energy index fund.

The Trader Daily

The Trader Daily

GoPro came into balance in Tuesday's session.

This Morning's Market Setup

Where it began. QE is indeed fiscal policy. Some have hailed this speech as indicating that the ECB is about to embark on a major QE program. But I fear they are mistaken. Although Draghi expresses concern that inflation expectations may be becoming...

The Week Ahead: Summer Vacation Is Over

As of Tuesday's starter pistol, it'll be back to business.

Why Housing Is Still Good and How to Play It

Why Housing Is Still Good and How to Play It

Housing starts are still too low to meet the coming demand.