Sun Communities Insider Trading, Ratings Updates, Plus Manufactured Home Industry Stock, REITs, Closing Results

CNNmone2.11.2019ManufacturedHomeStocksMarketsReportsMHProNewsOn a mostly up day for manufactured home equities, we’ll spotlight Sun Communities, recent insider trading, and more.

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The evolving Daily Business News market report sets the manufactured home industry’s stocks in the broader context of the overall markets.  Headlines – at home and abroad – often move the markets.  So, this is an example of “News through the lens of manufactured homes, and factory-built housing.” ©

Part of this unique evening feature provides headlines – from both sides of the left-right media divide – which saves busy readers time, while underscoring topics that may be moving investors, which in turn move the markets.

Readers say this is also a useful quick-review tool that saves researchers time in getting a handle of the manufactured housing industry, through the lens of publicly-traded stocks connected with the manufactured home industry.

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



Manufactured Housing Composite Value (MHCV)



Today’s Big Movers

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

Today’s MH Market Spotlight Report –



Shares of Sun Communities Inc (NYSE:SUI) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the eight research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat and the Fairfield Current reports.

A stock research analyst reportedly rated Sun Communities as a sell. Two have issued a hold rating. Four have given a buy rating to the company. That seems to argue against the consensus that Fairfield stated, leaning more toward “buy.”




The firm has a market capitalization of $9.80 billion, a PE ratio of 27.39, a PEG ratio of 3.60 and a beta of 0.28. Sun Communities has a 52-week low of $82.04 and a 52-week high of $113.89, per the Fairfield Current.



The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 31st were given a $0.71 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 28th. That represents a $2.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.49%, the stock news tracker reported. Sun Communities’ payout ratio is currently 68.11%.

In related news, COO John Bandini McLaren sold 2,400 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $103.42, for a total transaction of $248,208.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief operating officer now owns 152,624 shares in the company, valued at $15,784,374.08. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, available at this link as a download.

Insiders reportedly own some 3.69% of the company’s stock.

Graphic, data, per Sun Communities (SUI).
Graphic, data, per Sun Communities (SUI).


Other Recent Reports on Tracked Stocks:

What’s Coming at Cavco Industries (CVCO), Plus Manufactured Housing Industry Stock Updates

News Tip, Document – Is Clayton Homes Engaged in False Down Payments? Deceptive Trade Practices?

Bloomberg Closing Ticker for MHProNews…

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 Homes, 21st 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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