Cancellations up dramatically;
Sales down significantly year over year;
Inventory up tremendously.
Beazer Homes USA: said net home sales for the two months ended Aug. 31 fell 49% from the year ago; Their cancellation rate rose to 50% from 26%.
KB Home cut its forecast today;
Hovnanian Enterprises reported a second straight quarter of declining earnings and orders
Beazer trims 2006 outlook
MarketWatch,10:00 AM ET Sep 7, 2006
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