Wall Street was in the doldrums most of the day, but managed to close four points in the positive. The Yahoo Finance Manufactured Housing Composite Value closed higher, however, up 3.3 percent. The bulk of individual stocks watched were also up. Allied Managers Group added .47cents a share (.5 percent) to close at $95.15. Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway was u $356 (.31 percent) to close at $114,425. Cavco was up $1.41 (3.55 percent) to close at $41.11. Deer Valley was up $1.41 (13.33 percent) to close at .51 cents a share. Drew Industries was up .38 cents (1.55 percent) to arrive at $24.87. Equity Lifestyle Properties was up .61 cents (.94 percent) to close at $65.64. Liberty Homes was up .20 (400 percent making it the day’s biggest gainer) to close at .25 cents a share. Nobility Homes was up .1 cents (.20 percent) to close at $5.12. Skyline Corp rose .06 cents (1.32 percent) to close at $4.60. Sun Communities was up .40 cents (1.11 percent) to arrive at $36.44. Third Avenue Value Fund rose .10 cents (.25 percent) to close at $39.54. Universal Forest Products ended the trading day up .94 cents (3.14 percent) to arrive at $30.91. UMH Properties rose .01 cents (.11 percent) to close at $9.15. Walker Dunlop Rose .30 (2.44 percent) to end the day at $12.60 The day’s lone decliner was Patrick Industries, down .28 (7.67 percent) to close at $3.37. Champion and Palm Harbor were unchanged.
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