Home Improvement Weekly 061722

Welcome to the Home Improvement Weekly report for June 13-17, 2022 . In this report you can get information on home construction related commodities and stock information for the major industry companies. You can also see highlighted details from the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development regarding new home permits and construction.

New Home Construction

Revised April 2022 Data

TypeSingle Unit2-4 Units5+ Units
Building Permits Issued98,2004,80053,600
Housing Starts107,4001,00055,000
Under Construction812,10013,400829,100
Housing Completions81,3001,20025,100
Source: U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Preliminary May 2022 Data

TypeSingle Unit2-4 Units5+ Units
Building Permits Issued95,0004,60049,300
Housing Starts93,6002,60042,000
Under Construction819,30014,900835,800
Housing Completions86,90050036,300
Source: U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Year to Date Totals

TypeSingle Unit2-4 Units5+ Units
Building Permits Issued471,10022,000245,300
Housing Starts467,7008,000215,700
Housing Completions400,3004,000125,400
Source: U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Preliminary data for May 2022 has permits issued down across all three categories by a total of 7,700. However, Housing Completions in May is up 16,100 from the number of completions in the revised April Report.

Totals for all Unit categories Year to Date:

  • Building Permits Issued: 738,100
  • Housing Starts: 691,400
  • Housing Completions: 529,700

A copy of the full report can be found here: Monthly New Residential Construction, May 2022

Stocks, Indexes, and Futures

Company/CommodityWeek OpenWeek CloseChange
Lowes$183.92$172.47-6.23%
Home Depot$284.38$270.73-4.80%
Grainger$476.95$442.09-7.31%
Masco$56.26$56.33-12.38%
Tractor Supply Company$190.09$194.44-1.28%
Lumber Futures$533.70$570.006.80%
ARCA Steel Index$1,621.52 $1,533.20 -5.45%
Aluminum$2,638.37$2,504.50-5.07%
Source: Yahoo Finance and Business Insider’s “Markets Insider”

Year to Date Performance (Jan 3 to Present)

Company/IndexYear OpenWeek CloseChange
Lowes$255.51$172.47 -32.50%
Home Depot$408.64$270.73-33.75%
Grainger$510.20$442.09 -13.35%
Masco$69.42$47.62-31.40%
Tractor Supply Company$235.72$188.73 -19.93%
Dow Jones36,585.0629,888.78-18.30%
NASDAQ15,832.8010,798.35-31.80%
S&P 5004,796.563,674.84-23.39%
Source: Yahoo Finance

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