Home Improvement Weekly Report 07/22/22

Welcome to the Home Improvement Weekly report for July 18-22, 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 May 2022 Data

TypeSingle Unit2-4 Units5+ Units
Building Permits Issued95,4004,70048,900
Housing Starts95,8002,60044,600
Under Construction826,50015,000840,200
Housing Completions86,50050033,400
Source: U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Preliminary June 2022 Data

TypeSingle Unit2-4 Units5+ Units
Building Permits Issued91,1004,90059,800
Housing Starts93,40080048,700
Under Construction834,00015,300847,100
Housing Completions86,10030032,900
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 Issued562,60027,000304,700
Housing Starts565,6008,900265,500
Housing Completions485,9004,300155,600
Source: U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Preliminary data for June 2022 has permits issued down for single unit developments but up for 2-4 and 5+ unit developments. Total homes under construction is up from the May report as well.

Totals for all Unit categories Year to Date:

  • Building Permits Issued: 894,300
  • Housing Starts: 840,000
  • Housing Completions: 645,800

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

Stocks, Indexes, and Futures

Company/CommodityWeek OpenWeek CloseChange
Lowes$188.06 $195.58 4.00%
Home Depot$295.94$306.593.60%
Grainger$460.03 $473.88 3.01%
Masco$53.85$56.314.57%
Tractor Supply Company$203.80 $194.89 -4.37%
Lumber Futures$649.80$583.50-10.20%
ARCA Steel Index$1,428.98 $1,429.29 0.02%
Aluminum$2,431.15$2,475.701.83%
Source: Yahoo Finance and Business Insider’s “Markets Insider”

Year to Date Performance (Jan 3 to Present)

Company/IndexYear OpenWeek CloseChange
Lowes$255.51 $195.58 -23.46%
Home Depot$408.64$306.59-24.97%
Grainger$510.20 $473.88 -7.12%
Masco$69.42$56.31-18.89%
Tractor Supply Company$235.72 $194.89 -17.32%
Dow Jones36,585.0631,899.29-12.81%
NASDAQ15,832.8011,834.11-25.26%
S&P 5004,796.563,961.63-17.41%
Source: Yahoo Finance

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