Home Builder Stocks Surge on Rising Prices, Building Permits

Shares of home builders like KB Home (NYSE:KBH) and Standard Pacific (NYSE:SPF) enjoyed a lift on Tuesday from an upbeat September S&P/Case-Shiller report and a jump in building permits to a 5 ½-year high.

The 16 stocks below were up an average of 3.6% as of late Tuesday morning, compared with a 0.1% advance in the S&P 500:

Homebuilder Stocks Surge