Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. (HOV)

21.40
NYSE : Consumer Durables
Prev Close 21.63
Day Low/High 20.50 / 21.91
52 Wk Low/High 5.12 / 32.90
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)
Homebuilders Are Still Too High

Homebuilders Are Still Too High

The fundamentals suggest these stocks should be much lower.

The Trader Daily

The Trader Daily

Wednesday's trade plan will revolve around this key area.

Corner of Wall & Main: China, Homes

Corner of Wall & Main: China, Homes

Let's put some of these numbers in perspective.

Housing Data Perking With Spring

Housing Data Perking With Spring

Growth comes as domestic economy picks up.

Housing Improves on the Sly

Housing Improves on the Sly

Even as housing stocks approach oversold levels, data are actually firming across the board.

It's Still Time to Move Out

It's Still Time to Move Out

The Fed's monetary policy has not worked, and homebuilders' stocks should still be sold.

A Forgiving Market

Case in point, yesterday'sĀ economic data. Unlike the unforgiving market of February 2009 (five years ago), today's market is forgiving (particularly in response to continued subpar domestic economic growth). Case in point, yesterday'sĀ economic data:...

Choose Your Homebuilders Wisely

Choose Your Homebuilders Wisely

You'll need to be more discerning these days, so here's what to look for.

Time to Move Out

Time to Move Out

If you are invested in any of the homebuilders, consider selling now.

Easing the Pain Points

Easing the Pain Points

Combating three pressures that could weigh down a portfolio.

Moving In on Housing Data

Moving In on Housing Data

Be ready when the lag in housing data ends this week.

A Mixed-Up Morning

A Mixed-Up Morning

Conflicting economic data muddy the picture.

We Can't Lose Housing

We Can't Lose Housing

It could lead to another leg of this rally.

Early-Morning Market Look

Let's take a look at the overnight and early-morning price action in the major asset classes. The rundown: S&P futures are up 4; Nasdaq futures are up +15; Nikkei is up 2.48% -- Olympic fever (see below, all sectors higher); China Shanghai is up 3.3...

Retail in the Spotlight Next Week

Retail in the Spotlight Next Week

Retail will be in the spotlight this week ahead of the retail sales report for August. Brittany Umar looks at what to watch this week.

Appraising the Homebuilders

Appraising the Homebuilders

Two interesting developments in the housing market.

The Day Ahead: Firecrackers

The Day Ahead: Firecrackers

Markets are living, breathing organisms that are now operating on steroids.

Dollar General Reports Next Week

Dollar General Reports Next Week

As earnings season draws to a close, Dollar General is set to report next week. Brittany Umar details what lies in the week ahead.

Building a Foundation

Building a Foundation

We remain in an uptrend and have not breached any key technical levels.

The Streak Is Over

The Streak Is Over

Anything that shakes things up a bit is welcome.

The Day Ahead: Wait, Huh?

The Day Ahead: Wait, Huh?

Rapid thoughts to stir you swiftly from your slumber.

Hovnanian downgraded at UBS

Dangerous to Short Here

Dangerous to Short Here

The potential for a spike higher on a fiscal-cliff deal is just too great.

The Day Ahead: No Need to Be Piggish

The Day Ahead: No Need to Be Piggish

While the market is responding favorably to fiscal-cliff news, it's a good time to take some profits.

Reasons to Hesitate on Housing

Reasons to Hesitate on Housing

Before you join the rush back into housing stocks, consider these macro and governmental factors.

Housing Builds On Improving Numbers

Housing Builds On Improving Numbers

Even though July was revised down, the last three months and past year are showing improvement in the housing market.

The Day Ahead: Mail George Bush a Thank-You Note

The Day Ahead: Mail George Bush a Thank-You Note

After all, he was the one who first appointed the gift-giving Bernanke.

Day Ahead: Cheers to Ripping Your Face Off!

But ask: Is the ECB news the best thing since sliced bread?

The Day Ahead: What Would Clint Eastwood Do?

The Day Ahead: What Would Clint Eastwood Do?

When it comes to gauging market sentiment, I'm taking a page out of old Clint's playbook.

The Day Ahead: A Three-Headed-Dog Market

The Day Ahead: A Three-Headed-Dog Market

Tuesday's action reflected a bewildering series of developments and ensuing reactions.