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More Housing Stocks Gain than Lose

December 20th, 2012 Comments off

U.S. stocks moved slightly higher today even as the White House and Congress seem to be at loggerheads in trying to resolve the fiscal cliff problem. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained +0.45 percent, +59.75 points, ending the day at 13,311.72. The Nasdaq moved up +0.20 percent, +6.02 points, to close at 3,050.39, while the S&P gained +0.50 percent, +7.88 points, to close at 1,443.69. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite dropped -0.31 percent to end the trading day at 1213.9. Housing stocks we follow closed mixed with modest gains and losses, or even. Drew Industries gained the most of tracked stocks, +2.74 percent, +0.89, to end the day at 33.32. Deer Valley fell the most of tracked stocks, dropping -1.79 percent, -0.01, to close at 0.55. Affiliated Managers Group 132.30 +1.27 (+0.97). Cavco Industries 49.45 -0.22 (-0.44%). Champion, Liberty Homes, and Palm Harbor all remained unchanged. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 135,936 +736.00 (+0.54%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 67.35 +0.62 (+0.93%). Louisiana Pacific Industries 18.67 +0.11 (+0.59%). Nobility Homes continues unchanged at 4.95. Patrick Industries 15.23 -0.19 (-1.23%). Skyline Corp. 4.27 +0.05 (+1.18%). Sun Communities, Inc. 39.80 +0.46 (+1.17%). Third Avenue Value Fund (Dec. 19) 49.55 + 0.28 (+0.57%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 39.20 +0.53 (+1.56%). UMH 10.32 +0.17 (+1.67%).

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Waffling in Washington Produces Modest Housing Stock Movement

December 19th, 2012 Comments off

Although markets have made solid gains in the past few days, investors backed away today as they awaited an agreement from Washington to resolve the fiscal cliff dilemma. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell -0.74 percent, -98.99 points, ending the day at 13,251.97. The Nasdaq moved down -0.33 percent, -10.16 points, to close at 3,044.37, while the S&P lost -0.76 percent, -10.98 points, to close at 1,435.81. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite dropped -0.72.6 percent to end the trading day at 1217.6. Housing stocks we follow closed mixed with modest gains and losses, or even. Deer Valley gained the most of tracked stocks, +1.82 percent, +0.01, to end the day at 0.56. Third Avenue Value Fund (Dec. 18) fell the most of tracked stocks, dropping -1.72 percent, -0.86, to close at 49.27. Affiliated Managers Group 131.03 -0.91 (-0.69%). Cavco Industries 49.69 -0.39 (-0.80%). Champion, Liberty Homes, and Palm Harbor all remained unchanged. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 135,200 -500. (-0.37%).Drew Industries 32.36 +0.12 (+0.41%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 66.73 +0.05 (+0.07%). Louisiana Pacific Industries 18.62 +0.23 (+1.24%). Nobility Homes remained unchanged at 4.95. Patrick Industries 15.49 -0.13 (-0.68%). Skyline Corp. 4.22 +0.03 (+0.72%). Sun Communities, Inc. 39.29 +0.28 (+0.73%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 38.84 -0.11 (-0.58%). UMH 10.15 +0.15 (+1.50%).

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UFPI led Rise in Housing Stocks, Followed by LPX and Skyline

December 18th, 2012 Comments off

U.S. stocks responded positively to indications that a resolution to the fiscal cliff problem may be near. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.87 percent, +115.57 points, ending the day at 13,350.96. The Nasdaq moved up 1.46 percent, +43.93 points, to close at 3,054.53, while the S&P advanced +1.15 percent, +16.43 points, to close at 1,446.79. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite gained +2.93 percent to close at 1226.5. All but one of the housing stocks we follow closed up or even. Universal Forest Products, Inc. gained the most of tracked stocks, +5.27 percent, +1.95, to end the day at 38.95. UMH was the only stock we follow that dropped, falling -0.10 percent, -0.01, to close at 10.00. Affiliated Managers Group 131.94 +1.82 (+1.40%). Cavco Industries 50.09 +1.05 (+2.14%). Champion, Liberty Homes, and Palm Harbor all remained unchanged. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 135,700 +850. (+0.63%). Deer Valley 0.55 +0.01 (+2.04%). Drew Industries 32.24 +0.65 (+2.06%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 66.68 +0.07 (+0.11%). Louisiana Pacific Industries 18.41 +0.72 (+4.07%). Nobility Homes remained unchanged at 4.95. Patrick Industries 15.29 +0.23 (+1.45%). Skyline Corp. 4.19 +0.15 (+3.71%). Sun Communities, Inc. 38.81 +0.02 (+0.07%). Third Avenue Value Fund (Dec. 17) 50.13 +0.18 (+0.36%).

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Indexes, Most Housing Stocks Advance

December 17th, 2012 Comments off

Stocks rose on news the stalemate in Washington between the administration and Congress has eased with the possibility of resolution before the Jan. 1 deadline’s fiscal cliff. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.76 percent, +100.38 points, ending the day at 13,235.39. The Nasdaq moved up 1.32 percent, +39.26 points, to close at 3,010.60, while the S&P advanced +1.19 percent, +16.78 points, to close at 1,430.36. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite gained +0.39 percent to close at 1183.1. All but one of the housing stocks we follow closed up or even. Patrick Industries gained the most of tracked stocks, +3.71 percent, +0.54, to end the day at 15.11. Nobility Homes was the only stock we follow that lost, falling -7.48 percent, -0.40, to close at 4.95. Affiliated Managers Group 130.12 +2.21 (+1.73%). Cavco Industries 49.04 +0.96 (+2.00%). Champion, Liberty Homes, and Palm Harbor all remained unchanged. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 134,850 +1,055. (+0.79%). Deer Valley remained unchanged at 0.54. Drew Industries 31.59 +0.73 (+2.37%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 66.61 +0.74 (+1.12%). Louisiana Pacific Industries 17.69 +0.15 (+0.86%). Skyline Corp. 4.04 +0.08 (+2.02%). Sun Communities, Inc. 38.79 +0.33 (+0.86%). Third Avenue Value Fund (Dec. 14) 49.95 +0.13 (+0.26%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 36.53 +0.49 (+1.41%). UMH remained unchanged at 10.01.

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Major Indexes Nudge Down, Housing Stocks Mixed

December 14th, 2012 Comments off

U.S. stocks finished the day down due to a continuing impasse in Washington between the White House and Congress over the fiscal cliff issue that needs to be resolved before year’s end. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped -0.27 percent, -35.71 points, ending the day at 13,135.01. The Nasdaq lost -0.70 percent, -20.82 points, to close at 2,971.34, while the S&P nudged down -0.41 percent, -5.87 points, to close at 1,419.45. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite gained +0.39 percent to close at 1183.1. Housing stocks we follow closed mixed or even. Louisiana Pacific Industries gained the most of tracked stocks, +2.15 percent, +0.37, to end the week at 17.54. Deer Valley fell the most of tracked stocks, -3.75 percent, -0.02, to close at 0.54. Affiliated Managers Group 127.97 +0.21 (+0.15%). Cavco Industries 48.08 -0.25 (-0.52%). Champion, Liberty Homes, and Palm Harbor all remained unchanged. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 133,795 -405. (-0.30%). Drew Industries 30.49 +0.03 (+0.11%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 65.63 +0.03 (+0.13%). Nobility Homes continues to remain unchanged at 5.35. Patrick Industries, Inc. 14.76 -0.25 (-1.63%). Skyline Corp. 3.96 +0.0315 (+0.80%). Sun Communities, Inc. 38.53 -0.13 (-0.34%). Third Avenue Value Fund (Dec. 13) 49.82 -0.30 (+0.40%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 36.05 -0.22 (-0.60%). UMH 10.01 +0.10 (+1.01%).

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Weary of Washington Negotiations, Stocks Nudge Down

December 13th, 2012 Comments off

The falling of initial jobless claims and rise in retail sales for November did not offset the ongoing concern about negotiations in Washington that are not going well regarding the impending fiscal cliff. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped -0.56 percent, -74.73 points, ending the day at 13,170.72. The Nasdaq lost -0.72 percent, -21.66 points, to close at 2,992.16, while the S&P nudged down +0.63 percent, -9.03 points, to close at 1,419.45. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite lost -0.65 percent to close at 1178.5. Many of the housing stocks we follow closed down or even. Skyline Corp. gained the most of tracked stocks, +0.70 percent, +0.0285, to end the day at 3.93. Deer Valley fell the most of tracked stocks, -5.08 percent, -0.03, to close at 0.56. Affiliated Managers Group 127.76 -1.43 (-1.11%). Cavco Industries 48.33 -0.11 (-0.31%). Champion, Liberty Homes, and Palm Harbor all remained unchanged. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 134,200 +200 (+0.15%). Drew Industries 30.64 -0.11 (-0.34%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 65.59 -0.79 (-1.19%). Louisiana Pacific Industries 17.17 -0.34 (-1.94%). Nobility Homes remained unchanged at 5.35. Patrick Industries, Inc. 15.04 -0.06 (-0.40%). Sun Communities, Inc. 38.66 -0.27 (-0.69%). Third Avenue Value Fund (Dec. 12) 49.97 +0.20 (+0.40%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 36.27 -0.16 (-0.44%). UMH 9.91 -0.12 (-1.20%).

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U.S. Stocks Snooze on Fed Chair’s Remarks

December 12th, 2012 Comments off

The Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing policy will continue, according to Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, but that was not enough stimulus to stimulate investors’ appetites as two of the three major indexes closed flat on hump day. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped -0.02 percent, -2.99 points, ending the day at 13,245.45. The Nasdaq lost -0.28 percent, -8.48 points, to close at 3,013.82, while the S&P nudged up +0.04 percent, +0.64 points, to close at 1,428.48. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite lost -1.31 percent to close at 1186.2. Housing stocks we follow moved modestly up or down, similar to yesterday, or closed even. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway gained the most of tracked stocks, +2.42 percent, +3,169, to end the day at 134,000. Cavco Industries fell the most of tracked stocks, -2.81 percent, -1.40, to close at 48.44. Affiliated Managers Group 129.19 +0.10 (+0.08%). Champion, Liberty Homes, and Palm Harbor all remained unchanged. Deer Valley 0.59 +0.01 (+2.04%). Drew Industries 30.75 -0.03 (-0.10%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 66.61 +0.44 (+0.66%). Louisiana Pacific Industries 17.51 -0.16 (-0.91%). Nobility Homes remained unchanged at 5.35. Patrick Industries, Inc. 15.34 -0.01 (-0.07%). Skyline Corp. 3.90 -0.03 (-0.76%). Sun Communities, Inc. 38.93 -0.85 (-2.14%). Third Avenue Value Fund (Dec. 11) 49.77 -0.01 (-0.02%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 36.43 +0.51 (+1.42%). UMH 10.03 -0.12 (-1.18%).

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Indexes Nudge up; Housing Stocks Close Mixed, Little Change

December 11th, 2012 Comments off

Buoyed by anticipation that the Federal Reserve will continue its stimulus program when it has its final meeting of the year, investors pushed the U.S. stocks higher, as all three major indexes closed up for the day. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained +0.60 percent, +78.56 points, ending the day at 13,248.44. The Nasdaq moved up +1.18 percent, +35.34 points, to close at 3,022.30, while the S&P nudged up +0.65 percent, +9.29 points, to close at 1,427.84. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite lost -0.85 percent to close at 1202. Housing stocks we follow moved modestly up or down, similar to yesterday, or closed even. Drew Industries gained the most of tracked stocks, +1.52 percent, +0.46, to end the day at 30.78. Universal Forest Products, Inc. fell the most of tracked stocks, -2.23 percent, -0.82, to close at 35.92. Affiliated Managers Group 129.09 +1.43 (+1.12%). Cavco Industries 49.84 +0.48 (+0.57%). Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 130,831 +43. (+0.03%). Champion, Liberty Homes, Deer Valley and Palm Harbor all remained unchanged. Equity LifeStyle Properties 66.61 -0.71 (-1.05%). Louisiana Pacific Industries 17.67 +0.08 (+0.45%). Nobility Homes remained at 5.35. Patrick Industries, Inc. 15.35 -0.01 (-0.07%). Skyline Corp. 3.93 +-0.07 (-1.75%). Sun Communities, Inc. 39.78 +0.15 (+0.38%). Third Avenue Value Fund (Dec. 10) 49.78 +0.03 (+0.06%). UMH 10.15 +0.06 (+0.59%).

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Indexes Nudge up; Housing Stocks Move Little Either way

December 10th, 2012 Comments off

Gains on the stock market were pared back to more modest advances as news from the technology sector buoyed concerns over the fiscal cliff and the European debt crisis. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained +0.11 percent, +14.75 points, ending the day at 13,169.88. The Nasdaq moved up +0.30 percent, +8.92 points, to close at 2,986.96, while the S&P nudged up +0.03 percent, +0.48 points, to close at 1,418.55. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite gained +0.52 percent to close at 1212.3. Housing stocks we follow moved modestly up or down, or closed even. Nobility Homes gained the most of tracked stocks, +1.90 percent, +0.10, to end the day at 5.35. Patrick Industries, Inc. fell the most of tracked stocks, -1.83 percent, -0.29, to close at 15.23. Affiliated Managers Group 127.66 -0.96 (-0.75%). Cavco Industries 49.36 +0.16 (+0.33%). Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 130,788 -302. (-0.23%). Champion, Liberty Homes, Deer Valley and Palm Harbor all remained unchanged. Drew Industries 30.32 +0.16 (+0.53%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 67.32 +0.22 (+0.33%). Louisiana Pacific Industries 17.56 +0.32 (+1.81%). Skyline Corp. 4.00 +0.01 (+0.25). Sun Communities, Inc. remained unchanged at 39.63. Third Avenue Value Fund (Dec. 7) 49.75 +0.20 (+0.40%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 36.74 +0.09 (+0.25%). UMH 10.09 -0.09 (-0.88%).

Skyline Rises, Nobility Falls as U.S. Stocks close Mixed

December 7th, 2012 Comments off

Waning consumer sentiment trumped news of the drop to 7.7 percent unemployment, as the three major indexes and many U.S. Stocks closed mixed. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained +0.62 percent, +81.09 points, ending the week at 13,155.13. The Nasdaq fell -0.38 percent, -11.23 points, to close at 2,978.04, while the S&P nudged up +0.29 percent, +4.13 points, to close at 1,418.07. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite gained +0.30 percent to close at 1206. Housing stocks we track closed mixed or even. Skyline Corp. gained the most of stocks we track, +4.45 percent, +0.17, to close at 3.99. Nobility Homes fell the most of tracked stocks, -4.55 percent, -0.25, to end the week at 5.25. Affiliated Managers Group 128.62 -0.38 (-0.29%). Cavco Industries 49.20 -0.33 (-0.67%). Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 131,380 +140. (+0.20). Champion, Liberty Homes, and Palm Harbor all remained unchanged. Deer Valley 0.58 -0.02 (-3.63%). Drew Industries 30.16 +0.68 (+2.31%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 67.01 +0.14 (+0.21%). Louisiana Pacific Industries 17.34 +0.24 (+1.40%). Patrick Industries 15.55 +0.47 (+3.12%). Sun Communities, Inc. 39.63 +0.51 (+1.30%). Third Avenue Value Fund (Dec. 6) 49.55 +0.15 (+0.30%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 36.60 -0.02 (-0.05%). UMH 10.18 +0.02 (+0.20%).

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