Values Continue Stable

Staff | September 28, 2010

The Rouse Value Index chart

Orderly liquidation values have been stable since summer, down only 0.3 percent in October compared to September, according to Rouse Asset Services. Heavy-iron values are rebounding, especially skid steers, excavators and backhoe loaders.

Skid-Steer Loaders

Values of skid-steer loaders continued to rise in October, up 5.7 percent over September and 12.2 percent since April. Average selling age is stable, with these versatile machines trading at 54 months.