Stocks in the News: Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX), Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN), KB Home (NYSE:KBH)

On Friday, Shares of Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX), added 1.81% and closed at $38.83 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $38.16 and $38.97. Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The Diagnostics segment provides Aptima family of assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assays, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, fetal fibronectin tests, Procleix family of assays for blood screening, and virology and infectious disease products. The Breast Health segment offers breast imaging and related products and accessories, counting digital and film-based mammography systems; computer-aided detection (CAD) for mammography; invasive breast biopsy devices; breast biopsy site markers; breast biopsy guidance systems; and breast brachytherapy products. This segment also provides Dimensions platform, a mammography gantry for 2D and tomosynthesis image acquisition and display; C-View that provides a 2D image; Selenia digital mammography platform; and SecurView Workstations. The GYN Surgical segment offers NovaSure system to treat women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding; and MyoSure system for the hysteroscopic removal of fibroids. The Skeletal Health segment provides discovery and horizon X-ray bone densitometers that assess the bone density of fracture sites; and mini C-arm imaging systems to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patient’s extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. Hologic, Inc. sells its products through direct sales and service forces, and a network of independent distributors and sales representatives.

Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN), jumped 0.36% and closed at $42.34 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $42.05 and $42.58. The company’s Market capitalization is $8.85 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 187.85 million. Lennar Corporation, together with its auxiliaries, engages in the homebuilding activities in the United States. The company operates through Homebuilding East, Homebuilding Central, Homebuilding West, Homebuilding Southeast Florida, Homebuilding Houston, and Homebuilding Other segments. Its homebuilding activities mainly include the construction and sale of single-family attached and detached homes to first-time, move-up, and active adult homebuyers, in addition to the purchase, development, and sale of residential land. The company also offers real estate related financial services, counting mortgage financing, title insurance, and closing services for home buyers and others, in addition to personal lines, property, and casualty insurance products. In addition, it is involved in raising, investing, and managing third party capital; and originating and selling into securitizations commercial mortgage loans, in addition to investing in real estate related mortgage loans, properties, and related securities. Further, the company sponsors, invests, and manages private equity vehicles, and provides asset administration and other services to the vehicles and other third parties.

KB Home (NYSE:KBH), jumped 0.19% and closed at $16.12 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $15.97 and $16.24. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $9.04 and reached to max level of $16.76. KB Home operates as a homebuilding company in the United States. It constructs and sells various homes, counting attached and detached single-family residential homes, townhomes, and condominiums mainly for first-time, move-up, and active adult homebuyers. The company also provides property and casualty insurance, in addition to earthquake, flood, and personal property insurance to its homebuyers; title services; and mortgage banking services, counting residential mortgage loan originations to its homebuyers. It has operations in California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, and Texas. The company was formerly known as Kaufman and Broad Home Corporation and changed its name to KB Home in January 2001.

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