Noteworthy headlines on CNNMoney – Widespread outage hits Twitter, Netflix, others. AT&T in talks to buy Time Warner. WSJ seeks “substantial number” of buyouts. Big comeback for McDonalds continues.
Some bullets from MarketWatch – The stock market is caught deep inside “no man’s land.” Microsoft’s stock sets record as analysts hail it as a comeback kid. Why the web has been a mess Friday: Denial-of service attack hits Amazon, Twitter, others.
Oil up 0.63%. Gold is unchanged.
Three Major U.S. Market Tickers and closing numbers at the bell today…
S&P 500 2,141.16 -0.18 (-0.01%)
Dow JIA 18,145.71 -16.64 (-0.09%).
Nasdaq 5,257.40 15.57 (0.30%).
The MH Industry – Today’s Risers and Sliders
Top two gainers for the day were NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NRF) and Skyline Corp. (SKY.) The top two sliders for the day were Universal Forest Products Inc. (UFPI) and Sun Communities Inc. (SUI.) Killam and Deer Valley held steady, as those stocks are only being bought/sold periodically. (Notice: ALWAYS look at the date on the Bloomberg chart below, as some stocks aren’t traded daily, etc.).
Skyline spotlighted in a report linked here.
Manufactured Housing Composite Value Ticker
Note: the chart below covers a number of stocks NOT reflected in the Yahoo MHCV, shown above.
Berkshire Hathaway is the parent company to Clayton Homes, 21st Mortgage, Vanderbilt Mortgage and other factory built housing industry suppliers. Drew, Patrick, UFPI and LP all supply manufactured housing, while AMG, CG and TAVFX have investments in manufactured housing related businesses. ##
(Image credits are as shown above.)
Submitted by RC Williams to the Daily Business News for MHProNews.