Spotlight=UFPI vs. Deltic – Patrick Gainer, Cavco Leads Decliners, MHCV Slides

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Today’s Big Movers

Skyline and LCI lead the gainers. Cavco and LPX lead the decliners. See below for all the ‘scores and highlights.’

Today’s MH Market Spotlight Report – UFPI 

Universal Forest Products, Inc (UFPI) produces lumber products which are used in home building, including by several manufactured housing producers.  Thus, it has been included for several years in the Daily Business News manufactured home connected stock market report.

In recent news on UFPI, two reports jumped out.


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KL Daily noted $1.85 Earnings Per Share (EPS) Expected for UFPI.

Some bullets:

  • Universal Forest Products, Inc. is a holding company. The company has market cap of $1.83 billion.
  • anticipate $0.21 EPS change or 12.80 % from last quarter’s $1.64 EPS.
  • UFPI’s profit would be $38.15M giving it 11.99 P/E if the $1.85 EPS is correct.
  • After having $1.03 EPS previously, Universal Forest Products, Inc.’s analysts see 79.61 % EPS growth.
  • (NASDAQ:UFPI) has risen 12.86% since July 3, 2016 and is up trending.
  • It has underperformed by 3.84% the S&P500.




Universal Forest Products, Inc. is a holding company,” says KL Daily.  The company has a reported market cap of $1.83 billion



So-called “Head to head” comparisons tend to be interesting. The one below is from Sports Perspective stock reporting.

SportPerspectivesMarketNewsManufacturedHome6162017ResearchDataReportsDailyBusinessNewsMHProNewsAnalyzing Universal Forest Products (UFPI) and Deltic Timber Corporation (DEL)

Universal Forest Products (NASDAQ: UFPI) and Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) are both small-cap construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends and risk.

Institutional and Insider Ownership


81.4% of Universal Forest Products shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.0% of Deltic Timber Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. 3.4% of Universal Forest Products shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.1% of Deltic Timber Corporation shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Universal Forest Products and Deltic Timber Corporation’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.



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).

7.3.2017ZBloombergManufacturedHousingIndustryConnectedStocksMarketsReportsDailyBusinessNewsMHProNews-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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