U-Haul (UHAL) Driving the Urban Exodus
- Generic Moving Mentions: +13% YoY
- Buying a Home: +23% YoY
- Urban Exodus (mentions specifying a move from the city to a more rural environment): +38% YoY
At the start of 2021, UHAL Purchase Intent Mentions hit an all-time high on the 365-day moving average trendline, currently +18% YoY.
The strength of the underlying data matches reports of high demand for U-Haul vehicles in California, Oregon, and Washington State. Shares of UHAUL have gained more than +120% from the 2020 lows.