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Nobility Spawns a Spike; Dow Sets New Record

July 23rd, 2013 Comments off

Investors today weighed the recent corporate returns for Q2 2013–mostly good–against a weaker-than-expected report showing an index of manufacturing activity fell 11 percent, but the Dow nevertheless managed to eke out a new high. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 22.19 points, +0.14 percent, to close at 15,567.74. The Nasdaq fell -0.59 percent, -21.12 points, to end the day at 3,579.27, while the S&P lost -0.19 percent, -3.14 points, to close at 1,692.39. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite gained +0.74 percent to end at 1028.4. Housing stocks we follow closed mixed, or even, with Nobility Homes posting the biggest gain of tracked stocks, +12.50 percent, +1.00 points, to end the day at 9.00. Equity LifeStyle Properties slid the most of stocks we follow, falling -1.72 percent, -0.71, to end the day at 40.62. Affiliated Managers Group 175.28 -0.86 (-0.49%). Cavco Industries 54.66 +0.56 (+1.04.%). Champion, Liberty Homes and Palm Harbor continued unchanged. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 177,249 -974.00 (-0.55%). Deer Valley remained unchanged at 0.60. Drew Industries 42.10 -0.14 (-0.33%). Louisiana Pacific Industries 17.64 +0.19 (+1.09%). Patrick Industries 23.78 +0.03 (+0.13%). Skyline Corp. 5.01 +0.17 (+3.51%). Sun Communities 52.63 -0.28 (-0.53%). Third Avenue Value Fund (July 22) 56.33 +0.15 (+0.27%). UMH Properties, Inc. 11.11 +0.04 (+0.36%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 40.31 -0.32 (-0.77%).

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S&P Hits New Record; Most Tracked Housing Stocks Move Little

July 22nd, 2013 Comments off

The three major indexes moved up very little in today’s trading as investors anticipate a deluge of corporate returns for the second quarter 2013, although the gains by the S&P were sufficient to set a new record. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 1.81 points, +0.01 percent, to close at 15,545.55. The Nasdaq moved up +0.36 percent, +12.78 points, to end the day at 3,600.39, while the S&P gained +0.20 percent, +3.44 points, to close at 1,695.53. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite gained +0.75 percent to end at 1020.9. Housing stocks we follow closed mixed, or even, with Skyline Corp. posting the biggest gain of tracked stocks, +2.76 percent, +0.13 points, to finish the day at 4.84. Louisiana Pacific Industries slid the most of stocks we follow, falling -1.87 percent, -0.33, to end the day at 17.47. Affiliated Managers Group 176.14 +0.92 (+0.53%). Cavco Industries 54.42 -0.98 (-1.76.%). Champion, Liberty Homes and Palm Harbor continued unchanged. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 178,223 -52.00 (-0.03%). Deer Valley remained unchanged at 0.60. Drew Industries 42.24 +0.11 (+0.26%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 41.33 +0.49 (+1.20%). Nobility Homes remained unchanged at 8.00. Patrick Industries 23.75 -0.02 (-0.08%). Sun Communities 52.91 +0.31 (+0.57%). Third Avenue Value Fund (July 19) 56.18 +0.12 (+0.21%). UMH Properties, Inc. 11.07 +0.02 (+0.18%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 40.14 -0.57 (-1.40%).

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Most Tracked Housing Stocks Gain; S&P Gains, Dow and Nasdaq Slide

July 19th, 2013 Comments off

Although the Dow and Nasdaq fell today, and the S&P rose slightly, the Dow and S&P are up almost 19 percent on the year, and the Nasdaq has gained nearly 20 percent. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged down 4.8 points, -0.03 percent, to close at 15,543.74. The Nasdaq moved down -0.66 percent, -23.67 points, to end the day at 3,587.61, while the S&P gained +0.16 percent, +2.72 points, to close at 1,692.09. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite gained +1.33 percent to end at 1142.8. Most housing stocks we follow closed up, or even, with Skyline Corp. posting the biggest gain of tracked stocks, +3.52 percent, +0.16 points, to finish the day at 4.71. Equity LifeStyle Properties slid the most of stocks we follow, falling -1.19 percent, -0.49, to end the week at 40.84. Affiliated Managers Group 175.22 -1.26 (-0.71%). Cavco Industries 55.15 -0.26 (-0.11%). Champion, Liberty Homes and Palm Harbor continued unchanged. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 178,275 +597.00 (+0.34%). Deer Valley remained unchanged at 0.60. Drew Industries 42.13 +0.51 (+1.23%). Louisiana Pacific Industries 17.81 +0.32 (+1.83%). Nobility Homes remained unchanged at 8.00. Patrick Industries 23.77 +0.14 (+0.59%). Sun Communities 52.61 +0.63 (+1.21%). Third Avenue Value Fund (July 18) 56.06 +0.23 (+0.41%). UMH Properties, Inc. 11.05 +0.05 (+0.45%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 40.71 +0.58 (+1.45%).

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All Tracked Housing Stocks Gain; Dow and S&P Set new Highs

July 18th, 2013 Comments off

The Dow and S&P reached new highs in today’s trading amid a drop in jobless claims and positive corporate returns that pleased investors. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained +78.02 points, +0.50 percent, to close at 15,548.54. The Nasdaq moved up +0.04 percent, +1.28 points, to end the day at 3,611.28, while the S&P gained +0.50 percent, +8.46 points, to close at 1,689.37. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite gained +0.72 percent to end at 1127.7. All housing stocks we follow closed up, or even, with Skyline Corp. posting the biggest gain of tracked stocks, +4.12 percent, +0.18 points, to finish the day at 4.55. Affiliated Managers Group 176.48 +1.50 (+0.86%). Cavco Industries 55.13 +0.275 (+0.50%). Champion, Liberty Homes and Palm Harbor continued unchanged. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 177,678 +1,337.00 (+0.76%). Deer Valley remained unchanged at 0.60. Drew Industries 41.62 +0.13 (+0.31%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 41.33 +0.15 (+0.36%). Louisiana Pacific Industries 17.49 +0.37 (+2.16%). Nobility Homes remained unchanged at 8.00. Patrick Industries 23.55 +0.13 (+0.56%). Sun Communities 51.98 +0.44 (+0.85%). Third Avenue Value Fund (July 17) 55.83 +0.13 (+0.23%). UMH Properties, Inc. 11.00 +0.09 (+0.82%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 38.36 +0.05 (+0.34%).

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Three Major Indexes Nudge Up as do Most Housing Stocks we Follow

July 17th, 2013 Comments off

U. S stocks made modest gains as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, testifying before Congress, said the Fed will take a measured approach to the economy, tapering quantitative easing as the economy improves but increase it if the economy starts to falter. The three major indexes advanced ever so slightly, as CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained +18.67 points, +0.12 percent, to close at 15,470.52. The Nasdaq moved up +0.32 percent, +11.50 points, to end the day at 3,610.00, while the S&P nudged up +0.28 percent, +4.65 points, to close at 1,680.91. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite lost -0.03 percent to end at 1119.7. Most housing stocks we follow closed modestly up, or even, with Skyline Corp. posting the biggest gain of tracked stocks, +2.10 percent, +0.09 points, to finish the day at 4.37. Sun Communities fell the most of stocks we follow, dropping -1.07 percent, -0.56, to end the day at 51.54. Affiliated Managers Group 174.98 +0.87 (+0.50%). Cavco Industries 54.74 +0.206 (+0.38%). Champion, Liberty Homes and Palm Harbor continued unchanged. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 176,341 +492.00 (+0.28%). Deer Valley remained unchanged at 0.60. Drew Industries 41.49 +0.18 (+0.44%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 41.07 +0.35 (+0.87%). Louisiana Pacific Industries 17.12 -0.03 (-0.17%). Nobility Homes remained unchanged at 8.00. Patrick Industries 23.42 +0.27 (+1.17%). Third Avenue Value Fund (July 16) 55.70 -0.15 (-0.27%). UMH Properties, Inc. 10.91 +0.05 (+0.46%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 38.49 +0.09 (+0.24%).

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Indexes Edge Down; Tracked Housing Stocks Close Mixed

July 16th, 2013 Comments off

Mixed corporate results and anticipation of Federal Reserve Chairman’s Ben Bernanke testimony before Congress on monetary policy tomorrow, Wed., July 17 added up to minor losses for the three major indexes. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell -32.41 points, -0.21 percent, to close at 15,451.85. The Nasdaq lost 0.25 percent, -8.99 points, to end the day at 3,598.50, while the S&P nudeged down -0.37 percent, -6.24 points, to close at 1,676.26. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite gained +0.39 percent to end at 1120. Housing stocks we follow closed mixed or even, with Nobility Homes posting the biggest gain of tracked stocks, +3.23 percent, +0.25 points, to finish the day at 8.00. Drew Industries fell the most of stocks we follow, dropping -1.27 percent, -0.53, to end the day at 41.31. Affiliated Managers Group 174.11 -1.46 (-0.83%). Cavco Industries 54.16 -0.19 (-0.35%). Champion, Liberty Homes and Palm Harbor continued unchanged. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 175,849 -28.00 (-0.02%). Deer Valley remained unchanged at 0.60. Equity LifeStyle Properties emained unchanged at 40.72. Louisiana Pacific Industries 17.15 -0.05 (-0.29%). Patrick Industries 23.15 -0.37 (-1.57%). Skyline Corp. 4.28 +0.13 (+3.13%). Sun Communities, Inc. 52.10 +0.32 (+0.62%). Third Avenue Value Fund (July 15) 55.85 +0.26 (+0.47%). UMH Properties, Inc. 10.86 +0.03 (+0.28%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 38.43 -0.17 (-0.44%).

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Three Major Indexes, Most Tracked Housing Stocks make Modest Gains

July 15th, 2013 Comments off

U. S. stocks managed tepid gains in today’s trading, as weak retail sales held down investors recent zeal. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 19.96 points, +0.13 percent, to close at 15,484.26. The Nasdaq rose +0.21 percent, +7.41 points, to end the day at 3,607.49, while the S&P gained +0.14 percent, +2.31 points, to close at 1,682.50. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite fell -1.94 percent to end at 1115.6. Housing stocks we follow mostly closed up or even, with Nobility Homes posting the biggest gain of tracked stocks, +3.20 percent, +0.24 points, to finish the day at 7.75. Louisiana Pacific Industries fell the most of stocks we follow, dropping -1.56 percent, -0.28, to end the day at 17.34. Affiliated Managers Group 175.58 +3.12 (+1.81%). Cavco Industries 54.27 +0.63 (+1.18%). Champion, Liberty Homes and Palm Harbor continued unchanged. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 175,840 +335.00 (+0.19%). Deer Valley remained unchanged at 0.60. Drew Industries, Inc. 41.84 +0.04 (+0.10%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 81.44 -0.72 (-0.88%). Patrick Industries 23.52 +0.35 (+1.51%). Skyline Corp. 4.15 +0.12 (+2.98%). Sun Communities, Inc. 51.78 +0.06 (+0.12%). Third Avenue Value Fund (July 12) 55.59 +0.20 (+0.36%). UMH Properties, Inc. 10.83 +0.02 (+0.19%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 38.60 +0.05 (+0.13%).

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Dow, Nasdaq Set New Highs, Tracked Housing Stocks Close Mixed

July 12th, 2013 Comments off

The Dow and the Nasdaq climbed to new record highs to end the week, and the S&P finished higher than it has in over ten years. All three indexes finished up for the week, marking one of the best weekly performances of the year. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 3.38 points, +0.02 percent, enough to close at a new high of 15,464.30. The Nasdaq rose +0.61 percent, +21.78 points, to end the day at 3,600.08, while the S&P gained +0.31 percent, +5.17 points, to close at 1,680.19. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite fell -1.64 percent to end at 1137.7. Housing stocks we follow closed mixed or even, with Louisiana Pacific Industries posting the biggest gain of tracked stocks, +2.32 percent, +0.40 points, to finish the day at 17.52. Deer Valley fell the most of stocks we follow, dropping -5.81 percent, -0.04, to end the week at 0.60. Affiliated Managers Group 172.46 +1.51 (+0.88%). Cavco Industries 53.32 +0.36 (+0.68%). Champion, Liberty Homes and Palm Harbor continued unchanged. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 175,505 -139.00 (-0.08%). Drew Industries, Inc. 41.80 +0.50 (+1.21%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 82.72 -0.64 (-0.67%). Nobility Homes 7.51 +0.01 (+0.13%). Patrick Industries 23.17 -0.37 (-1.57%). Skyline Corp. 4.03 +0.07 (+1.77%). Sun Communities, Inc. 51.72 -0.38 (-0.73%). Third Avenue Value Fund (July 11) 55.39 +0.61 (+1.11%). UMH Properties, Inc. 10.81 -0.05 (-0.46%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 38.56 -0.29 (-0.75%).

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All Tracked Housing Stocks Gain, or Remain even; Dow and S&P Hit New Highs

July 11th, 2013 Comments off

Investors grew worried in May when Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke mentioned ending the $85 monthly billion bond buying program to boost the economy. He has stepped back a bit, saying not until the economy shows sustained improvement, which helped spur the Dow and S&P to new record highs in today’s trading. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 169.26 points, +1.11 percent, to close at 15,460.92. The Nasdaq rose +1.63 percent, +57.54 points, to end the day at 3,578.30, while the S&P gained +1.36 percent, +22.40 points, to close at 1,675.02. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite fell -0.41 percent to end the session at 1156.7. All housing stocks we follow closed up or even, with Patrick Industries posting the biggest gain of tracked stocks, +6.54 percent, +1.45 points, to finish the day at 23.55. Affiliated Managers Group 170.95 +5.21 (+3.14%). Cavco Industries 52.81 +1.36 (+2.64%). Champion, Liberty Homes and Palm Harbor continued unchanged. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway 175,644 +3,039 (+1.76%). Deer Valley remained unchanged at 0.64. Drew Industries, Inc. 41.30 +0.38 (+0.93%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 83.36 +1.56 (+1.91%). Louisiana Pacific Industries 16.94 +0.74 (+4.65%). Nobility Homes remained unchanged at 7.50. Skyline Corp. 3.96 -0.03 (-0.75%). Sun Communities, Inc. 52.10 +0.01 (+0.02%). Third Avenue Value Fund (July 10) 54.78 +0.20 (+0.37%). UMH Properties, Inc. 10.82 +0.02 (+0.18%). Universal Forest Products, Inc. 38.85 +0.37 (0.96%).

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Housing Stocks Closed Mixed; Dow Moves Up Despite Fed Minutes

July 10th, 2013 Comments off

Minutes released from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting in June reveal about half of the Fed’s officials want the bond-buying program to end this year, seemingly at odds with Reserve’s Chairman Ben Bernanake who had earlier projected it would end mid 2014. In any case, stocks moved slightly higher after the minutes were released, ending a slide in the Dow. CNNMoney reports the Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 8.68 points, -0.06 percent, to close at 15,291.66. The Nasdaq rose +0.47 percent, +16.50 points, to end the day at 3,520.76, while the S&P edged up +0.02 percent, +0.30 points, to close at 1,652.62. The Yahoo! Finance Manufactured Housing Composite gained +1.01 percent to end the session at 1161.5. Most housing stocks we follow closed mixed or even, with Skyline Corp. notching the biggest gain of tracked stocks, +5.00 percent, +0.19 points, to finish the day at 3.99. Universal Forest Products, Inc and Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway fell the most of stocks we track in today’s trading, both dropping -0.65 percent. UFPI fell to 38.48, a drop of -0.25 points. Clayton Homes dropped -1,136.00 points to 172,605. Affiliated Managers Group 165.74 -0.67 (-0.40%). Cavco Industries 51.44 +0.19 (+0.37%). Champion, Liberty Homes and Palm Harbor continued unchanged. Deer Valley remained unchanged at 0.64. Drew Industries, Inc. 40.92 -0.35 (-0.85%). Equity LifeStyle Properties 81.80 +0.50 (+0.62%). Louisiana Pacific Industries 16.20 +0.53 (+3.38%). Nobility Homes remained unchanged at 7.50. Patrick Industries 22.14 +0.26 (+1.19%). Sun Communities, Inc. 52.09 -0.33 (-0.63%). Third Avenue Value Fund (July 9) 54.58 +0.43 (+0.79%). UMH Properties, Inc. 10.84 -0.07 (-0.64%).

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