Skyline and Champion 30 Day Snapshot, Plus Manufactured Housing Market UPdate$

CNNmoney2.28.2017ManufacturedHomeStocksMarketsReportsMHProNewsOn 1.26.2018, Skyline Corporation (SKY) manufactured homes stock closed at 23.30. Today, about 1 month later, the stock closed at 21.39.  But that doesn’t tell the full tale of what’s trending with investors in the stock, which will be our focus report for this evening.


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

S&P 500 2,713.83 -30.45(-1.11%)

Dow 30 25,029.20 -380.83(-1.50%)

Nasdaq 7,273.01 -57.35(-0.78%)

Russell 2000 1,512.45 -24.03(-1.56%)

Crude Oil 61.52 -1.49(-2.36%)

Gold 1,319.40 +0.80(+0.06%)

Silver 16.42 -0.02(-0.12%)

EUR/USD 1.2195 -0.0038(-0.31%)

10-Yr Bond 2.87 -0.04(-1.38%)


Manufactured Housing Composite Value


Today’s Big Movers

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

Today’s MH Market Spotlight Report –

Champion once was publicly traded, went private and is not yet again being publicly traded, pending their deal. So the report below focuses on data reported on Skyline Corporation recently.

Skyline Corp, Champion Homebuilders Conference Call Presentation Facts, Figures, Forward-Looking Statements, Planned Merger Detail$

While some of the decline in the past 30 days for Skyline may be due to the roller coaster ride of the markets during February, there are also indicators that investor sentiment is not at the high-pitched level it was immediately following the Skyline Champion merger announcement.

What’s Happened Since the Skyline (SKY) Champion Homes Deal Was Announced? Plus MH Market Update$

That said, there are filings that are positive for the company too.

Just hours ago, on February 28, 2018, according to Winifred Garcia, with the Norman Observer, the following was reported.

  • Robotti Robert increased its stake in Skyline Corp (SKY) by 51.16% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Robotti Robert bought 39,022 shares as the company’s stock declined 50.77% while stock markets rallied.
  • The institutional investor held 115,300 shares of the homebuilding company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.39M, up from 76,278 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Robotti Robert who had been investing in Skyline Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $183.57M market cap company. The stock increased 2.95% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $21.88. About 65,465 shares traded.


  • Skyline Corporation (NYSEMKT:SKY) has declined 38.06% since February 28, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 54.76% the S&P500.


  • Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability Company holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Skyline Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:SKY) for 185,990 shares. Gsa Cap Prtn Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0.02% in Skyline Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:SKY).
  • Thompson Davis & Communication Inc holds 0.02% or 750 shares in its portfolio.
  • NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan has 24,000 shares.
  • Venator Cap Limited invested in 352,132 shares or 4.4% of the stock.
  • Geode Cap Management Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Skyline Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:SKY).
  • Gendell Jeffrey L stated it has 1.09% of its portfolio in Skyline Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:SKY).
  • Blackrock has 0% invested in Skyline Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:SKY) for 200,964 shares.
  • Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership holds 0% or 277,315 shares in its portfolio.
  • Gamco Investors Et Al invested 0.03% in Skyline Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:SKY).
  • JPMorgan Chase owns 1,283 shares.
  • Teton Advisors holds 90,172 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio.
  • Quantum Capital Mgmt owns 43,273 shares.
  • Price T Rowe Incorporated Md holds 16,847 shares.

Since January 5, 2018, it had 1 [insider] buy, and 0 selling transactions for $831,711 activity.

On 1.26.2018, Skyline Corporation (SKY) manufactured homes stock closed at 23.30. Today, about 1 month later, the stock closed at 21.39. But that doesn’t tell the full tale of what’s trending with investors in the stock, which will be our focus report for this evening.


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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 Homes21st 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.

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