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The Nasdaq composite index surged 82 points, or 3%, on Tuesday in part because Compaq Computer reported it is comfortable with Wall Street’s estimates for its year 2001 earnings.

Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 72 points, or 0.7%, but RV stocks were mixed on Tuesday.

Among RV stocks, both Coachmen and Thor took it on the chin. Coachmen declined 7/8, or 8%, to close at 10 1/8 and Thor lost 1 7/8, or 7%, to close at 23 11/16.

Monaco also declined 3/4, or 4%, to close at 20.

Heading in the opposition direction was Spartan Motors, which gained 15/32, or 21%, to close at 2 23/32. On Monday, Spartan announced it had completed a 2 million share stock buyback program which reduced its number of outstanding shares by 16%.

Here is a roundup of the other RV company stock activity on Tuesday:

Fleetwood declined 5/8 to close at 14

Winnebago gained 1/8 to close at 18

National RV was unchanged at 12

Skyline gained 7/16 to close at 21 15/16

SMC was unchanged at 3 1/16

Holiday RV Superstores declined 1/8 to close at 3 15/16

Rexhall was unchanged at 6

Kit was unchanged at 3 7/16

Coast Distribution was unchanged at 15/16

Featherlite gained 1/16 to close at 2 5/16

Starcraft was unchanged at 1 7/8