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Hope for Spring Thaw Lifts Housing Stocks

Home builder stocks are catching a bid this morning. Perhaps the negative impact that the harsh winter weather had on the just-released January existing home sales report is raising expectations that the spring thaw will bring with it a release of pent-up demand for housing.The 16 stocks below are up an average of 2% right now compared with a 0.2% advance in the S&P 500:Home Builders RallyTickerCompanyMarket CapLastChange% Chg(NASDAQ:BZH) Beazer Homes USA, Inc.$542.4421.500.723.46%(NYSE:TPH) TRI Pointe Homes, Inc.$533.0617.000.492.97%(NYSE:TOL) Toll Brothers, Inc.$6,805.4738.431.052.81%(NYSE:LEN) Lennar Corporation Class A$8,624.1442.301.012.45%(NYSE:RYL) Ryland Group, Inc.$2,016.7643.710.992.32%(NYSE:DHI) D.R. Horton, Inc.$7,713.8623.870.542.31%(NYSE:MTH) Meritage Homes Corporation$1,868.1347.791.032.20%(NYSE:MDC) M.D.C. Holdings, Inc.$1,424.6429.350.592.07%(NYSE:NVR) NVR, Inc.$5,204.391182.7523.071.99%(NYSE:HOV) Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc.$818.675.870.111.91%(NYSE:SPF) Standard Pacif...

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