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National RV Sees 2nd Half Profitability

National RV Holdings Inc. lost $3.3 million during the first quarter but the company believes it will make “progress towards breakeven in the second quarter and a return to profitability in the second half of 2002,” according to Brad Albrechtsen, president and CEO....

Towables Retail Up Sharply in Feb.

Retail sales of towable RVs were up sharply in February, ranging from 26.7% to 5.5% higher, depending on the product type, according to Statistical Surveys Inc., an independent market research firm. The biggest increase was in travel trailers, the largest product type...

National RV Losses Expand

National RV Holdings Inc. reported its first quarter net loss expanded despite a 27% increase in sales revenue. The Perris, Calif.-based company lost $3.3 million during the three months ended March 31, compared with a $1.9 million loss incurred during the first three...

National RV Losses Expand

National RV Holdings Inc. reported its first quarter net loss expanded despite a 27% increase in sales revenue. The Perris, Calif.-based company lost $3.3 million during the three months ended March 31, compared with a $1.9 million loss incurred during the first three...

Patrick Returns to Profitability

Supplier/distributor Patrick Industries Inc. returned to profitability during the first quarter, earning $270,000 during the three months ended March 31. In comparison, the Elkhart, Ind.-based firm lost $1.7 million during the first quarter of 2001. Patrick also lost...

Featherlite/Thor Stocks Keep Climbing

The stock prices of Featherlite Inc. and Thor Industries Inc. continued climbing today (April 23). Featherlite, the manufacturer of Vantare-brand bus conversions and aluminum specialty trailers, saw its stock price increase another 94 cents, or 33%, today to close at...

Patrick Returns to Profitability

Supplier/distributor Patrick Industries Inc. returned to profitability during the first quarter, earning $270,000 during the three months ended March 31. In comparison, the Elkhart, Ind.-based firm lost $1.7 million during the first quarter of 2001. Patrick also lost...

Featherlite/Thor Stocks Keep Climbing

The stock prices of Featherlite Inc. and Thor Industries Inc. continued climbing today (April 23). Featherlite, the manufacturer of Vantare-brand bus conversions and aluminum specialty trailers, saw its stock price increase another 94 cents, or 33%, today to close at...

Moturis Sees “Local” Business Increase

Swiss RV and motorcycle rental firm Moturis Ltd. has seen its “local” business expand between 15% and 20% so far this year, according to Patrick Braendli, vice president of the firm’s U.S. operations. By local business, Braendli means customers from the U.S. and a few...

Calif. Campground Bookings Up Sharply

California campground reservations are up 25% when compared with this same time a year ago, according to The Record of Stockton, Calif. The heightened interest in camping, including RVing, comes at a time when vacation travel in California, in general, is down between...

Moturis Sees “Local” Business Increase

Swiss RV and motorcycle rental firm Moturis Ltd. has seen its “local” business expand between 15% and 20% so far this year, according to Patrick Braendli, vice president of the firm’s U.S. operations. By local business, Braendli means customers from the U.S. and a few...

Featherlite Returns to Profitability

Specialty trailer and bus conversion manufacturer Featherlite Inc. returned to profitability during the first quarter. The Nasdaq Stock Market-listed company earned $1.1 million during the three months ended March 31, compared with net income of $64,000 earned a year...