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Killam Declares Dividend

August 20th, 2013 Comments off

Killam Industries, Inc. of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada announces it will pay stockholders of record as of Aug. 30, 2013 a dividend of $0.0483 per share on Monday, Sept 16, 2013. Two equities research analysts have conferred a rating of hold on the stock, five have assigned it a buy rating and one a strong buy rating, according to mideasttime.com. Killam opened at $10.11 today, Tuesday, Aug. 20. MHProNews knows Killam is one of the largest owners of manufactured housing communities in Canada with 9,290 home sites.

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Cavco Releases Quarterly and Annual Financials

May 24th, 2013 Comments off

According to globenewswire, Cavco Industries, Inc. reports net income before taxes for the fiscal fourth quarter 2013 was $3 million, up from $2.9 million from the same period last year including a $1.2 million tax benefit from the acquisition of Palm Harbor. Net revenue rose 9.4 percent for fiscal Q4 2013 over Q4 2012, $108.8 million over $99.5 million. For the fiscal year ending March 30, 2013, net revenue rose 2.1 percent to $452.3 million from $443.1 million for the same period ending 2012. Net income attributable to Cavco stockholders for fiscal year 2013 was $5.0 million compared to $15.2 million the previous year, although this included approximately $11 million of the gain recognized from the acquisition of Palm Harbor. Joseph Stegmayer, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer said, “We are pleased to report improved results for the fourth quarter compared to the same period last year. We realized a 15.1% increase in home sales to 2,176, up from 1,890 homes sold in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. On an annual basis, the average sales price per home decreased to approximately $48,594 compared to $51,760 in fiscal year 2012, as demand rose for small size and lower price point homes. However, we sold 6.8% more homes overall in fiscal 2013 versus last year, totaling 8,398 homes compared to 7,860 in fiscal year 2012.” As MHProNews knows, Cavco is the second largest producer of manufactured homes in the U. S., marketed under Cavco, Fleetwood, and Palm Harbor.

(Photo credit: Stacy Hairston/franklinnews-post–Cavco Homes, Rocky Mt., VA facility)

UMH to Pay Dividend

April 9th, 2013 Comments off

UMH Properties’ stockholders of record on May 15th will receive the benefit of $0.18 per share June 17, representing a yield of 6.79%, according to information MHProNews has received from utahpeoplespost. While The Street downgraded the stock to “hold” from “buy” March 15, it was up Monday April 8 by 1.23% at 10.73, which is also its fifty-day moving average. The company earned 0.10 earnings per share in its last reported quarter. UMH owns and operates 68 communities comprised of 12,800 homesites, having recently acquired Holiday Mobile Village, a 274 site MHC in Nashville, Tenn., as we posted April 3. The company also maintains a portfolio of REITs.

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Cavco Financials: Holding Steady

February 1st, 2013 Comments off

GlobeNews reports Cavco Industries, Inc.’s financials for the fiscal third-quarter 2013 reveal net sales remained the same as for same quarter 2012–$114.6 million. Net income was $3 million for both. The first nine months of FY 2013, which ended Dec. 29, 2012 saw sales drop by $.01 million from the same period last year to $343.5 million. Net income for the first nine months of FY 2013 attributable to Cavco stockholders was $3.6 million versus $13.3 million for last year, which includes $11 million as the result of acquiring Palm Harbor in 2011. Speaking of Q3, Joseph Stegmayer, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer (and former MHI Chairman) says, “We are pleased with the continued contributions and progress of our acquired businesses. However, increasing homebuilding component and raw material costs, continued competitive pricing pressures, market demand for smaller and lower price-point homes and a higher income tax provision adversely affected our earnings during the quarter. The average sales price per home was approximately $50,100 during the third quarter of fiscal year 2013 compared to $53,200 during the third quarter last year, a 5.8% decrease. On a positive note, home sales increased this quarter to 2,065 homes, 4.7% higher than 1,972 homes sold during the same quarter last year.” As MHProNews understands, Cavco is the second largest producer of manufactured homes in the nation.

(Photo credit: Stacey Hairston/Franklin News-Post–Cavco plant Rocky Mt. Vir.)

Sun Communities Declares Dividend

December 25th, 2012 Comments off

JagsReport says Sun Communities, Inc. has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.63 a share for stockholders of record Dec. 31, 2012, payable January 18th, 2013. As MHProNews reported here Oct. 1, 2012, this is the same dividend amount as for Q3 2012, and represents an annualized dividend of $2.52, and a dividend yield of 6.31%. Sun’s revenue rose 11.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect earnings per share (EPS) will equal $3.20 for the current fiscal year. Sun owns and operates 164 manufactured housing and recreational vehicle communities comprising over 57,000 developed sites, making it one of the largest LLC owners in the nation.

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Buffett Not Naming Successor

May 8th, 2012 Comments off

UPI says Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett told stockholders gathered at the company’s annual meeting in Omaha his successor will have a sharp eye for profitable long-term investments, good negotiating skills at making large-scale deals to benefit the stockholders, while sticking to a solid investment strategy. Although share prices of the company’s stock have slipped along with the overall economy, Berkshire Hathaway continues to earn money. MHProNews.com has learned a successor has been chosen but only the board of directors knows the identity. Berkshire Hathaway owns Clayton Homes.

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