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Euro Debt Crisis Sailing West? Dow Falls, but UFP, Inc. did the Best

November 21st, 2011 Comments off

CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped sharply as investors worry that the European debt crisis may yet sail west to U.S. shores, falling 248.85 points to 11547.31, a loss of 2.11 percent. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite Value followed the path, losing -3.43 percent to close at 813.80. Most all tracked housing stocks closed down. Affiliated Managers Group 86.48 -3.38 (-3.78%). Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 112,055.00 -835.00 (-0.74%). Cavco Industries 43.51 -1.53 (-3.40%). Champion, Deer Valley, Liberty and Palm Harbor were all unchanged. Drew Industries 21.24 -0.68 (-3.10%). Equity Lifestyle Properties 60.54 -1.26 (-2.04%). Nobility Homes 6.51 -0.12 (-1.81%). Patrick Industries was the most volatile of our tracked stocks, percentage-wise, moving down -9.43 percent, -0.25, to close at 2.40. Skyline Corporation 6.18 -0.35 (-5.36%). Sun Communities 34.97 -1.22 (-3.37%). Third Avenue Value Fund (11-18) 41.31 -0.11 (-0.27%). UMH Properties 9.47 -0.03 (-0.32%). Of our tracked stocks, Universal Forest Products, Inc., was the only one in the plus column, gaining +0.27 percent, +0.07, to close as 26.30.

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After Choppy Day, Dow Gains 25 Points; Likewise, Housing Stocks Move Little

November 18th, 2011 Comments off

CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average chopped up and down all day today as investors kept their finger on the European pulse while observing the debt committee. The Dow inched up 25.43 points, or +0.22 percent, to close at 11,796.16. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite Value fell 1.85 percent to close at 842.70. Tracked housing stocks closed mixed. Affiliated Managers Group 89.83 +0.86 (+0.97%). Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 112,890 +1,190.00 (+1.07%). Cavco Industries 45.04 -0.69 (-1.51%). Champion, Liberty, and Palm Harbor were unchanged. Deer Valley slid the most of tracked stocks, at -6.25 percent, a loss of 0.03 to close at 0.45. Drew Industries gained the most of tracked stocks, adding 1.95 percent, to close at 21.92, +0.42. Equity Lifestyle Properties 61.80 -0.09 (-0.15%). Nobility Homes 6.62 -0.36 (-5.16%). Patrick Industries 2.65 +0.03 (1.15%). Skyline Corporation 6.53 -0.10 (-1.51%). Sun Communities 36.19 +0.08 (+0.22%). Third Avenue Value Fund (11-17) 41.42 -0.71 (-1.69%). UMH Properties was unchanged at 9.50. Universal Forest Products, Inc. 26.23 +0.14 (+0.54%).

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Dow Jittery that EU Bug may Infect U.S.

November 16th, 2011 Comments off

CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell quickly at the end of the trading day as concerns were raised that the European debt problems could impact the U.S. economy. The Dow lost 190.57 points, or 1.58 percent, to close at 11,905.59 The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite Value closed down -0.54 percent to end at 875.20. Tracked housing stocks closed mixed. Affiliated Managers Group 92.01 -0.77 (-0.83%). Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 112,212.00 -1.789.00 (-1.57%). Cavco Industries 46.60 -0.55 (-1.17%). Champion, Deer Valley, Liberty, and Palm Harbor were all unchanged. Drew Industries slid the most of tracked stocks, closing at 22.46, losing -1.00, or -4.26% of value. Equity Lifestyle Properties 62.71 -0.47 (-0.74%). Nobility Homes advanced the most of tracked stocks, rising 8.15 percent, +0.53, to close at 7.03. Third Avenue Value Fund (11-15) 43.04 +0.03 (+0.07%). Patrick Industries 2.39 +0.08 (+3.46%). Skyline Corporation 6.82 -0.08 (-1.16%). Sun Communities 36.51 -0.63 (-1.70%). UMH Properties 9.44 -0.03 (-0.32%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 27.03 -0.76 (-2.73%).

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European Debt Fears Ease, U.S. Economic Data Looking Better

November 15th, 2011 Comments off

CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained slightly today as investors’ fears eased about the European debt crisis. The Dow gained 17.18 points, or +0.14 percent, points to close at 12,096.16. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite Value closed up 1.25 percent to end the day at 879.9. Tracked housing stocks closed mixed. Affiliated Managers Group 92.78 +1.10 (+1.20%). Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance and other MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 114,001.00 +80.00 (+0.07%). Cavco Industries 47.15 +0.90 (+1.95%). Champion, Deer Valley, Liberty, and Palm Harbor were all unchanged. Drew Industries 23.46 +0.29 (+1.25%). Equity Lifestyle Properties 63.18 +0.54 (+0.86%). Nobility Homes was the biggest loser of tracked stocks, falling -8.84 percent, or -0.63, to close at 6.50. Patrick Industries 2.31 -0.02 (-0.86%). Skyline Corporation 6.90 +0.18 (+2.68%). Sun Communities 37.14 + 0.39 (+1.06%). Third Avenue Value Fund (11-14) 43.01 -0.39 (-0.90). UMH Properties 9.47 +0.06 (+0.64%). Universal Forest Products, Inc., registered the biggest gain of tracked stocks, moving up 3.23 percent, +0.87, to close at 27.79.

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Dow Jumpy as European Debt Crisis Remains Bumpy

November 15th, 2011 Comments off

CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell slightly today as investors got jittery about whether the leadership changes in Greece and Italy will help the European debt crisis. The Dow lost 74.7 points to close at 12,078.98., a -0.61 percent loss. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite Value closed down 1.46 percent to end the day at 867.70. Tracked housing stocks closed mixed. Affiliated Managers Group 91.68 -1.11 (-1.20%). Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance and other MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 113,921.00 -1,540.00 (-1.33%). Cavco Industries 46.02 -1.41 (-2.97%). Champion, Deer Valley, Liberty, and Palm Harbor were all unchanged. Drew Industries 23.17 -0.35 (-1.49%). Equity Lifestyle Properties 62.64 -1.26 (-1.97%). Nobility Homes was the top gainer of tracked stocks, moving up 15 percent to close at 7.13, a gain of +0.93. Palm Harbor was the biggest loser in our tracked stocks, dropping 0.001 to -0.003, a 25.00 percent loss. Patrick Industries 2.33 -0.22 (-8.63%). Skyline Corporation 6.72 -0.13 (-1.90%). Sun Communities 36.75 -0.76 (-2.03%). Third Avenue Value Fund (11-11) 43.40 +0.75 (+1.76%). UMH Properties 9.41 -0.24 (-2.49%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 26.91 -0.58 (-2.11%).

Dow Regains More Lost Ground as European Debt Crisis Looks Better

November 11th, 2011 Comments off

CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained for the second straight day, as leaders in Greece and Italy took measures to curb the debt crisis in both countries. The Dow gained 259.89 points to close at 12,153.68, or + 2.19 percent. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite Value closed up 4.12 percent to end the week at 880.06. Tracked housing stocks closed mixed. Affiliated Managers Group 92.79 +2.54 (+2.81). Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance and other MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 115,461.00 +1,359.00 (+1.19%). Cavco Industries 47.42 +2.02 (+4.45%). Champion, Deer Valley, Liberty, and Palm Harbor were all unchanged. Drew Industries 23.52 +0.73 (+3.20%). Equity Lifestyle Properties 63.90 +1.13 (+1.80%). Nobility Homes and Third Avenue Value Fund both lost -1.59 percent to register as the biggest losers of tracked stocks. Nobility Homes 6.20 -0.10 (-1.59%); Third Avenue Value Fund (11-10) 42.65 -0.69 (-1.59%). Patrick Industries 2.55 -0.02 (-0.78%). Skyline Corporation was the biggest gainer of stocks we track, rising 5.38 percent, or +0.35, to close at 6.85. Sun Communities 37.51 +0.91 (+2.49%). UMH Properties 9.65 -0.02 (-0.21%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 27.52 +1.04 (+3.93%).

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Dow Recovers Some Ground, Palm Harbor Stock Doubles

November 10th, 2011 Comments off

CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained some of the ground it lost yesterday as the Italian bond market was less of an ogre, and unemployment claims hit a seven month low. The Dow closed at 11.893.86, a gain of 112.92 points, or 0.96 percent. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite Value lost 0.69 percent to close at 863.07. Tracked housing stocks closed mixed. Affiliated Managers Group 90.25- +1.52 (+1.71%). Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance and other MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 114,102.00 +777.00 (+0.69%). Cavco Industries 45.18 -0.15 (-0.33%). Champion, Deer Valley, and Liberty were all unchanged. Drew Industries 22.79 +0.64 (+2.89%). Equity Lifestyle Properties 62.77 -0.58 (-0.92)%). Nobility Homes was the biggest loser in our tracked stocks, falling -3.82% to close at 6.30, a loss of -0.25. Palm Harbor Homes registered the biggest gain of the day of tracked stocks, rising 100.00%, +0.002, to close at 0.004. Patrick Industries 2.57 -0.02 (-0.77%). Skyline Corporation 6.50 +0.03 (+0.46%). Sun Communities 36.60 -0.14 (-0.38%). Third Avenue Value Fund (11-9) 43.34 -1.28 (-2.87%). UMH Properties 9.67 -0.16 (-1.63%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 26.48 +0.53 (+2.04%).

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Dow Drops a Bundle, Many Housing Stocks Tumble

November 9th, 2011 Comments off

CNNMoney reports 30 minutes into the trading day stocks began plummeting amid fears of Italy’s worsening debt crisis coupled with the European Union’s lack of a plan to rescue Europe’s fourth largest economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell a whopping 389.24 points, losing 3.20 percent to close at 11,780.94. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite Value dropped 0.69 percent to close at 863.7. All but one of the housing stocks we track fell. Affiliated Managers Group 88.73 -5.37 (-5.71%). Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance and other MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 113,325.00 -3,875.00 (-3.31%), up 75 to 113,400 in after hours trading. Cavco Industries 45.32 -1.71 (-3.64%). Champion, Deer Valley, Liberty, and Palm Harbor were all unchanged. Drew Industries 22.15 -1.25 (-5.34%). Equity Lifestyle Properties 63.35 -2.88 (-4.35%). Nobility Homes 6.55 -0.10 (-1.50%) Patrick Industries 2.59 -0.01 (-0.38%). Skyline Corporation lost the largest percentage of our tracked stocks, down 7.31 percent to 6.47, losing -0.51. Sun Communities 36.74 -1.50 (-3.92%). Third Avenue Value Fund (11-08) was the only gainer among tracked stocks, inching up 1.41 percent to close at 44.62, a gain of +0.62. UMH Properties 10.01 -0.33 (-3.19%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 25.91 -1.87 (-6.73%).

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Dow Rises, Patrick Jumps, Palm Harbor Slumps

November 8th, 2011 Comments off

CNNMoney reports U.S. stocks rose from a noon low to gain 101.79 points following news of the impending resignation of Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 12170.18, a gain of 0.84 percent. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite Value lost 0.69 percent to close at 863.70. Most tracked housing stocks gained. Affiliated Managers Group 94.10 +0.37 (+0.39%). Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance and other MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 117,200.00 +1,600.00 (+1.38%). Cavco Industries 46.95 +1.15 (+2.51%). Champion, Deer Valley, and Liberty were all unchanged. Drew Industries 23.40 +0.48 (+2.09%). Equity Lifestyle Properties 66.23 -0.47 (-0.70%). Nobility Homes 6.65 +0.55 (+9.02%). Palm Harbor Homes suffered the biggest loss, falling 50 percent, 0.002 to 0.002. Patrick Industries posted the highest percentage of tracked stocks, gaining +0.25, a 10.64 percent increase, to close at 2.60. Skyline Corporation 6.98 +0.11 (+1.60%). Sun Communities 38.24 +0.14 (+0.37%). Third Avenue Value Fund (11-07) 44.00 +0.02 (+0.05%). UMH Properties 10.34 +0.32 (+3.19%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 27.78 +0.71 (+2.62%).

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Dow Nudges Up; Nobility Homes Gains 5.72 Percent

November 7th, 2011 Comments off

CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average finally gained during the last hour of trading, rising 85.15 points, a gain of 0.71 percent, closing at 12,068.39. Investors felt the crisis in Greece may be over with the resignation of Prime Minister George Papandreou, but concerns are growing over Italy’s $300 billion debt that will need to be refinanced next year. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite Value fell 0.69 percent to close at 863.70. Tracked housing stocks closed mixed. Affiliated Managers Group 93.23 +0.73 (+0.25%). Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance and other MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 115,600.00 -206.00 (-0.18%). Cavco Industries 45.56 -0.88 (-1.89%). Champion, Deer Valley, Liberty, and Palm Harbor were all unchanged. Drew Industries 22.92 -0.03 (-0.13%). Equity Lifestyle Properties 66.66 +0.20 (+0.30%). Nobility Homes 6.10 +0.33 (+5.72%) Patrick Industries 2.35 -0.08 (-3.29%). Skyline Corporation 6.87 -0.05 (-0.72%). Sun Communities 38.10 -0.05 (-0.13%). Third Avenue Value Fund (11-04) 43.98 -0.01 (-0.02%). UMH Properties 10.02 +0.03(+0.30%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 27.07 -0.36 (-1.31%).

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