Among the nine stocks which closed lower were Radian, down 2.12% from its Monday close; Home Loan Servicing Solutions, down 1.79%; and KB Home, down 1.74%. Even some of the blush came off of CoreLogics proposed purchase of MSB and DataQuick as it closed down 1%.
PHH on the other hand, gained 5.1%. It was followed by Ellie Mae, up 1.45%; and Bank of Hawaii, up 1.35%. All told, eight stocks closed higher on the day.