NEW YORK--()--Long a drag on the economy, U.S. housing reversed course in 2012 and, as yesterday's strong showing in housing starts showed, is poised to continue its moderate growth in 2013, according to Fitch Ratings.
Fitch will be discussing this and other market and competitive trends during its quarterly homebuilder conference call, to take place Tuesday Jan. 22 at 11AM ET.
The focus of the conference call will be to discuss third quarter and more recent housing data, as well as Fitch's outlook for the U.S. housing sector and public homebuilders. The conference call follows the release of Fitch's 'U.S. Homebuilding: The Chalk Line - Quarterly Update: Winter 2012/2013', which is available on Fitch's website at 'www.fitchratings.com' or by clicking on the end at the end of the press release.
Managing Director and lead homebuilding analyst Robert Curran will be the call leader and provide insights about the outlook for 2013. Curran will also give a brief sector recap for third quarter-2012 and expectations for the fourth quarter. Robert Curran and Robert Rulla will answer questions after the formal presentation.
Following are details of the teleconference:
--Date: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013
--Time: 11:00 a.m. ET
--Conference ID: 89398495
--Call Leader: Bob Curran
--Replay Dates: Jan. 22, 2013 12:00 p.m. ET - Feb. 22, 2013 11:59 p.m. ET
--Replay ID: 89398495
The conference call follows the release of Fitch's 'U.S. Homebuilding: The Chalk Line - Quarterly Update: Winter 2012/2013', which is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.
Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'