You might call it Flat Tuesday. Stocks pared losses experienced early in the trading day as optimism rose in regards to the financial situation in Greece. The Dow and Nasdaq ended the day close to where they started. The Yahoo Finance Manufactured Housing Composite Index gained just over one percent.
Watched stocks gaining ground Tuesday include Drew Industries, up .15 cents (.52 percent) to $28.87.; Nobility Homes, up .42 (6.8 percent) to $6.60; Skyline Corporation, up .63 cents (9.08 percent making it the day’s biggest gainer) to $7.57; Third Avenue Value Fund, up .29 cents (.64 percent) to $45.85 and Walker Dunlop, up .16 cents (1.29 percent) to $12.61.
Losing ground were Affiliated Managers Group, down $1.26 (1.18 percent) to $105.12; Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, as well as MH home-building, lending and other housing suppliers parent company Berkshire Hathaway down $755 (.63 percent) to $118,475; Cavco, down .12 cents (.23 percent) to $52.72; Equity Lifestyle Properties, down .56 (.82 percent) to $67.70; Louisiana Pacific, down .14 (1.72 percent, making it the day’s biggest decliner) to $7.98; Patrick Industries, down .25 cents (4.27 percent) to 5.61; Sun Communities, down .78 cents (1.91 percent) to $40.09; Universal Forest Products, down .23 cents (.70 percent) to $32.81 and UMH Properties, down .21 cents (1.98 percent) to $10.42.
Not adding or gaining value Tuesday were Champion, Deer Valley, Liberty and Palm Harbor.
(Image Credit: By Jacob Garcia from Barcelona, Spain via Wikimedia Commons)