Homebuilders companies shares up at the close of trading

Shares of some top homebuilders companies were up at the close of trading:

DR Horton rose $.30 or 1.0 percent, to $29.04.

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose $.11 or 3.0 percent, to $3.72.

Lennar Corp. rose $.47 or .9 percent, to $51.44.

Pulte Homes Inc. rose $.24 or 1.1 percent, to $22.78.