Legacy Housing Exclusive to MHProNews on Firm’s Solid IPO, Plus MH Market Updates

CNNmoney12.14.2018ManufacturedHomeStocksMarketsReportsMHProNewsPerhaps it was no surprise. Perhaps it was a safe call. But our prior MHProNews reports on Legacy Housing’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) proved to be prescient. On a day when the Cavco Industries (CVCO), Skyline Champion (SKY), and even Clayton Homes parent Berkshire Hathaway (BRK) all took a slide, Legacy’s first day on the NASDAQ performed well. We’ll share an exclusive from Legacy, plus some additional information from another source as our featured report this evening.


If you’re new, already hooked on our new spotlight feature – or are ready to get the MH professional fever – our headline report is found further belowafter the newsmaker bullets and major indexes closing tickers.


The evolving Daily Business News market report sets the manufactured home industry’s stocks in the broader context of the overall markets.  Headlines – at home and abroad – often move the markets.  So, this is an example of “News through the lens of manufactured homes, and factory-built housing.” ©

Part of this unique evening feature provides headlines – from both sides of the left-right media divide – which saves busy readers time, while underscoring topics that may be moving investors, which in turn move the markets.

Readers say this is also a useful quick-review tool that saves researchers time in getting a handle of the manufactured housing industry, through the lens of publicly-traded stocks connected with the manufactured home industry.

This is an exclusive evening or nightly example of MH “Industry News, Tips and Views, Pros Can Use.” © It is fascinating to see just how similar, and different, these two lists of headlines can be.

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



Manufactured Housing Composite Value (MHCV)



Today’s Big Movers

For all the scores and highlights on tracked manufactured home connected stocks today, see thBloomberg graphic, posted below.

Today’s MH Market Spotlight Report –


Let’s begin with an exclusive statement to the Daily Business News on MHProNews from Neal Suit, Legacy’s General Counsel.


Legacy is very pleased that it was able to price near the top of the range, especially in these volatile market times.  We think this reflects not only the high demand for the IPO, but also how strong a company Legacy is, whether that’s from a balance sheet perspective or based on the potential growth opportunities for the company. 

Legacy, by having a public company platform, along with a strong management team, is positioned to make a lot of waves in the manufactured housing industry in the near future.

Legacy believes the industry is seeing just the beginning of increased demand for affordable, high-quality housing, and Legacy is going to play a key role in filling that demand.

Neal Suit
General Counsel
Legacy Housing Corporation


Per Nasdaq:



According to Simply Wall Street today:LegacyHousingNASDAQManufacturedHousingIndustryDailyBusinessNewsMHProNews



Our prior related report, from earlier today:

With Storm Clouds Over Cavco, Eyes on Legacy Housing (LEGH) IPO Today

Bloomberg Closing Ticker for MHProNews…

NOTE: Bloomberg has not yet added Legacy (LEGH) to their Watchlist.

NOTE: The chart below includes the Canadian stock, ECN, which purchased Triad Financial Services.

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).



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.

AMG, CG and TAVFX have investments in manufactured housing related businesses.

Your link to industry praise for our coverage, is found here.

For the examples of our kudos linked above…plus well over 1,000 positive, public comments, we say – “Thank You for your vote of confidence.”

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