A recent 13G filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that Martin Whitman‘s Third Avenue Management owns 481,575 common shares of Cavco Industries Inc (NASDAQ:CVCO), which account for 5.39% of the company’s outstanding stock. This represents a decrease in the fund’s stake, as Third Avenue Management previously held 729,734 shares, as reported in its latest 13F filing for the reporting period of March 31.
Cavco Industries (NASDAQ:CVCO) is a company that creates system-built complexes, such as manufactured homes, vacation cabins, park model homes, and commercial buildings. In May, the company was awarded the title Manufacturer of the Year 2016 by the Manufactured Housing Institute. Over the past 12 months, Cavco Industries’ stock has gained 37.2%. For the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016, the company reported earnings per share of $0.77 and revenue of $177.3 million, beating both the earnings per share and revenue estimates, of $0.76 and $171 million respectively.
According to Insider Monkey’s database Cavco Industries (NASDAQ:CVCO) was in 16 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of March, compared to 12 hedge fund investors long the stock at the end of the previous quarter. Among them, the largest position in the company was reported by Third Avenue Management, while the second-biggest position was held by Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies and was valued at $20.5 million. Some other investors that were bullish on this stock were J. Carlo Cannell’s Cannell Capital, Ken Grossman and Glen Schneider’s SG Capital Management, John Osterweis’ Osterweis Capital Management, Jeffrey Gendell’s Tontine Asset Management, Paul Tudor Jones’ Tudor Investment Corp, and Cliff Asness’ AQR Capital Management.
You can access the original SEC filing by clicking here.
Ownership Summary Table
|Name||Sole Voting Power||Shared Voting Power||Sole Dispositive Power||Shared Dispositive Power||Aggregate Amount Owned Power||Percent of Class|
|Third Avenue Management||481,575||0||481,575||0||481,575||5.39%|
Page 1 of 2 – SEC Filing
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. 11 )*
Cavco Industries, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)
Common Stock, $.01 Par Value
(Title of Class of Securities)
(Holdings as of May 31,
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
|[ ]||Rule 13d-1(c)|
|[ ]||Rule 13d-1(d)|
*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.
The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).
Names of Reporting Persons.
I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).
THIRD AVENUE MANAGEMENT LLC
Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
SEC Use Only
Citizenship or Place of Organization: Third Avenue Management LLC is a
Limited Liability Company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware.
Sole Voting Power: 481,575
Shared Voting Power: 0
Sole Dispositive Power: 481,575
Shared Dispositive Power: 0
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person: 481,575
Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See
Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9): 5.39%
Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions): IA
Page 2 of 2 – SEC Filing
|(a)||Name of Issuer: Cavco Industries, Inc.|
|(b)||Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices: 1001 North Central Avenue, |
Suite 800, Phoenix AZ 85004
|(a)||Name of Person Filing: Third Avenue Management LLC (“TAM”). |
(TAM is sometimes referred to hereinafter as Filer)
|(b)||Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence: |
622 Third Avenue, 32nd Floor, New York, NY 10017.
|(c)||Citizenship: United States of America.|
|(d)||Title of Class of Securities: Common Stock, $.01 Par Value|
|(e)||CUSIP Number: 149568107|
|Item 3.|| |
If this statement is filed pursuant to §§240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:
|(a)||[ ]|| |
Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).
|(b)||[ ]|| |
Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
|(c)||[ ]|| |
Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
|(d)||[ ]|| |
Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C 80a-8).
|(e)||[X]||An investment adviser in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);|
|(f)||[ ]|| |
An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);
|(g)||[ ]|| |
A parent holding company or control person in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);
|(h)||[ ]|| |
A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);
|(i)||[ ]|| |
A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);
|(j)||[ ]||Group, in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).|
Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number and percentage of the class of securities of the issuer identified in Item 1.
|(a)||Amount beneficially owned: 481,575|
|(b)||Percent of class: 5.39%|
|(c)||Number of shares as to which the person has:|
|(i)||Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 481,575|
|(ii)||Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 0|
|(iii)||Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 481,575|
|(iv)||Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 0|
|Item 5.||Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class|
If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following [ ].
|Item 6.||Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.|
Third Avenue Value Fund, an investment company registered
|Item 7.|| |
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company
|Item 8.||Identification and Classification of Members of the Group|
|Item 9.||Notice of Dissolution of Group|
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
June 08, 2016
W. James Hall