Skyline Investor Move$ Spotlight; Other MH Stocks, Broader Markets Mixed

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Manufactured Housing Composite Value 6.23.2017


Manufactured Housing Connected Stocks

Today’s Big Movers

LCI, UFPI lead gainers.  Meanwhile, Skyline Homes and Sun Communities lead retreaters.

See below for all the ‘scores and highlights.’

Today’s MH Market Spotlight Report – Skyline Homes

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Per the Cerbat Gem’s market watch and reports, “Oxford Asset Management Takes Position in Skyline Co. (SKY)


Oxford Asset Management bought a new position in shares of Skyline Co. (NYSEMKT:SKY) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

The institutional investor bought 20,567 shares of the construction company’s stock, valued at approximately $194,000. Oxford Asset Management owned about 0.25% of Skyline as of its most recent SEC filing.”

Other large investors recently modified their holdings of the stock.

Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in shares of Skyline by 51.6% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 324,200 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $5,002,000 after buying an additional 110,300 shares in the last quarter.

Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in Skyline by 2.5% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,192,533 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $11,233,000 after buying an additional 29,631 shares during the last quarter.”

Note that Wells Fargo has as a major stock holder, Berkshire Hathaway.  One of the rumors about Skyline has been that Clayton had its eyes on it, though antitrust concerns were an issue.

GSA Capital Partners LLP purchased a new stake in Skyline during the fourth quarter valued at $447,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in Skyline by 3.3% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 277,645 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $4,292,000 after buying an additional 8,823 shares during the last quarter.

Teton Advisors Inc. increased its stake in Skyline by 1.5% in the first quarter. Teton Advisors Inc. now owns 48,500 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $457,000 after buying an additional 704 shares during the last quarter.”


As the institutional moves noted above reflect, some investors now see Skyline as a bargain. The stock has risen modestly overall for about a month.

See Recent Exclusive 1 Year Snapshot of All Tracked Stocks

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

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