Analysts Downgrade These 4 Industrial Goods in Second Week of December

As the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 260 points today, stock analysts downgraded shares in the Industrial Goods sector for the week ending December 16th, 2011:

Lennar (NYSE:LEN): KeyBanc Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold on Dec 12th. The shares recently traded at $18.51, down $1.02, or 5.22% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Lennar Corporation constructs and sells single-family attached and detached homes, and to a lesser extent multi-level buildings as well as buys and sells residential land. The Company also provides mortgage financing, title insurance, closing services and other ancillary services (including personal lines insurance, high-speed Internet and cable television). Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL): KeyBanc Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold on Dec 12th. The shares recently traded at $19.26, down $1.31, or 6.37% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Toll Brothers, Inc. builds luxury homes, serving both move-up and empty nester buyers in several regions of the United States. The Company builds customized single and attached homes, primarily on land that it develops and improves. Toll Brothers also operates its own architectural, engineering, mortgage, title, security, landscape, insurance brokerage, and manufacturing operations. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL): Stifel Nicolaus downgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Sell on Dec 14th. The shares recently traded at $19.26, up $0.24, or 1.26% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Toll Brothers, Inc. builds luxury homes, serving both move-up and empty nester buyers in several regions of the United States. The Company builds customized single and attached homes, primarily on land that it develops and improves. Toll Brothers also operates its own architectural, engineering, mortgage, title, security, landscape, insurance brokerage, and manufacturing operations. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

DR Horton (NYSE:DHI): Stifel Nicolaus downgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Sell on Dec 14th. The shares recently traded at $11.76, up $0.07, or 0.6% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: D.R. Horton, Inc. constructs and sells single-family homes designed primarily for the entry-level and move-up markets. The Company operates in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Southwest, and Western regions of the United States. D.R. Horton also, through its financial services operations, provide mortgage financing and title agency services to homebuyers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Briefing.com via the Wall St. Journal. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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