RV company stock prices were mixed on the day following the military strike by U.S. and British forces against the Taliban regime and the Al Qaeda terrorist network in Afghanistan.
Monaco and Winnebago, the industry’s two high fliers in terms of stock prices, saw their share values fall more than 5% on Monday (Oct. 8).
Monaco stock declined 5%, or 83 cents, to close at $15.21 a share, while Winnebago’s stock fell 7%, or $1.77, to close at $23.09 on Monday.
However, Winnebago’s stock price remains above $21.85, its closing price on Oct. 2, the day before it reported stronger-than-expected summer quarter earnings. Winnebago stock gained $3.38 a share on Oct. 3, but has retreated somewhat since then.
Meanwhile, Thor’s stock soared 5%, or $1.37, on Monday to close at $28 a share.
Rexhall stock also gained 5%, or 22 cents, Monday to close at $4.52.
Otherwise, RV company stocks generally moved lower in small amounts Monday, except for specialty trailer and Prevost bus converter Featherlite, which saw its stock price decline 39 cents, or 26%, to close at $1.11 a share.