Shares of some top homebuilders companies are down at 1 p.m.:

DR Horton fell $.53 or 2.4 percent, to $21.12.

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell $.05 or 1.2 percent, to $4.25.

Lennar Corp. fell $.87 or 2.2 percent, to $38.23.

Pulte Homes Inc. fell $.56 or 3.0 percent, to $18.34.