Giant RHP Closes Another, MH Connected Markets Mixed

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Today’s markets and stocks, at the closing bell…

S&P 500 2,428.37 +2.82 (+0.12%)

Dow 30 21,703.75 +29.24 (+0.13%)

Nasdaq 6,213.13 -3.40 (-0.05%)

Crude Oil 47.43 +0.06 (+0.13%)

Gold 1,296.50 -0.20 (-0.02%)

Silver 17.00 -0.02 (-0.12%)

EUR/USD 1.1811 -0.0003 (-0.02%)

10-Yr Bond 2.18 -0.014 (-0.64%)

Russell 2000 1,356.90 -0.89 (-0.07%)


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Today’s Big Movers

For all the scores and highlights on tracked stocks today, see the Bloomberg graphic, posted below.

Today’s MH Market Spotlight Report – RHP Score$ Again


RHP Properties, reportedly the nation’s largest privately held owner and operator of manufactured home communities, announced the acquisition of the Murray Manor community in Wilmington, its first community in Delaware.

The acquisition – announced by Ross H. Partrich, CEO, RHP Properties in a statement to MHProNews – says that the new property brings the company’s total of manufactured home communities nationally to 226.

RHP Properties is pleased to announce our first community in the state of Delaware, expanding our portfolio of high quality, affordable homes” in the northeastern U.S. and Atlantic states area, said Partrich.  “This [Murray Manor – 124-acre, 786-site all age manufactured home community] is a highly desirable community, as home values in the surrounding community are high and it is in close proximity to entertainment, employment and other major metropolitan areas.  We look forward to providing the residents of Wilmington a premier, affordable housing option.”

The statement says, “With this acquisition, RHP Properties now owns and operates 226 manufactured home communities totaling more than 57,783 home sites.”

The company was founded in 1988, and employs 950 professionals in 23 states.



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NOTE: the chart below covers a number of stocks NOT reflected in the Yahoo MHCV, shown above.

NOTE: Drew changed its name and trading symbol at the end of 2016 to Lippert (LCII).

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Berkshire Hathaway is the parent company to Clayton Homes, 21st Mortgage, Vanderbilt Mortgage and other factory built housing industry suppliers. LCI Industries, Patrick, UFPI and LP all supply manufactured housing, while AMG, CG and TAVFX have investments in manufactured housing related businesses.

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