Tanker Strike Spark Oil Jump, Likely Rise in MH Transport Costs, plus Manufactured Home Stock Updates

CNNmone6.13.2019ManufacturedHomeStocksMarketsReportsMHProNewsWhen the cost of crude oil goes up or down, sooner or later, the cost for transporting a manufactured home will also routinely rise or fall. So, this evening’s market focus is on the literally explosive situation off the Iranian coast near the Straights of Hormuz, where much of the world’s Middle Eastern oil is transported through.

If you’re new, already hooked on our new spotlight feature – or are ready to get the MH professional fever – our headline report is found further below, after the newsmaker bullets and major indexes closing tickers.

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



Today’s MH Market Spotlight Report –





· Attacks on tanker ships near the world’s busiest sea lane for oil shipments send oil prices sharply higher, partially reversing a deep slump in crude futures.

· Tankers the Front Altair and the Kokuka Courageous have sustained significant damage in the Gulf of Oman, and their crews have been evacuated.

· The strikes come against a backdrop of heightened tension between the U.S. and Iran and follow last month’s attacks on four tanker ships in the Middle East.



This oil spike graphic tells the tale at a glance.




Not only is transport cost of a manufactured home from the production center to a retailer or community impacted by a rise in oil prices, but also the cost of any secondary moves from a retailer to the home buyer’s site is impacted too.

Furthermore, products are transported to the production center, so those costs will ultimately be passed along too.

The Daily Business News on MHProNews will monitor these developments.

Related Reports:

Is War Ahead? Insider Sources in Iran Talk Trump, Middle East Conflicts, plus Manufactured Home Market Updates

Yahoo Finance Closing Ticker for MHProNews…

NOTE: The chart below includes the Canadian stock, ECN, which purchased Triad Financial Services.

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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