HMC : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Ford (F) Expands Recall for Takata-made Driver-Side Airbags - ...

    December 19, 2014
    Ford (F) has expanded its recall of vehicles with faulty Takata-made driver-side airbag inflators to 502,489 vehicles.
  2. Auto Stock Roundup: Ford Launches SYNC 3, Honda Announces Fresh ...

    December 18, 2014
    The launch of Ford's (F) SYNC 3 communications and entertainment system, and General Motors' (GM) decision to invest $5 billion ...
  3. Honda to Recall 570K Vehicles in China for Takata Airbags - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC) and its two Chinese joint ventures will recall 569,769 vehicles due to defective Takata airbags.
  4. Is Trouble Ahead for Auto Industry Stocks? - Industry Outlook

    September 26, 2014
    Is Trouble Ahead for Auto Industry Stocks? - Industry Outlook
  5. Railroad Industry Poised for Improvement - Industry Outlook

    August 19, 2014
    Railroad Industry Poised for Improvement - Industry Outlook
  6. After a stellar 2013 Japanese equities have sagged this year. Is this a return to business-as-usual or a possible buying opportunity?

    Are This Country's Sagging Stocks A Good Value?

    June 5, 2014
    After a stellar 2013, Japanese equities have sagged this year. Is this a return to business-as-usual or a possible buying ...
  7. Auto Stocks Driving Northbound - Industry Outlook

    May 29, 2014
    Auto Stocks Driving Northbound - Industry Outlook
  8. Railroad Stocks Navigate a Choppy Track - Industry Outlook

    April 25, 2014
    Railroad Stocks Navigate a Choppy Track - Industry Outlook
  9. S4 NetQuest Looks To Advance eLearning Further

    March 20, 2014
    President and Co-Founder of S4 NetQuest Dr. Jim Guilkey knows the pros and cons of Massive Open Online Courses, as well as ...
  10. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 6, 2014
    Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  11. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Oct 2013 - Industry Outlook

    October 8, 2013
    Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Oct 2013 - Industry Outlook
  12. Natural Gas Vehicle Sales Set to Zoom - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    A recent report by Navigant Research suggests that the number of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) on roads worldwide will reach ...
  13. Toyota Recalls Prius and Lexus - Analyst Blog

    June 14, 2013
    Toyota decided to recall the vehicles after receiving 90 complaints from the drivers
  14. 3 Markets on the Stampede

    June 7, 2013
    Successful Investing's Doug Fabian points out three markets that appear to have started new bull runs.Doug, there are some ...
  15. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    February 11, 2013
    The auto industry is highly concentrated. The top 10 global automakers account for roughly 80% of the worldwide production ...
  16. Earnings Preview: UTI - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (UTI) is set to report first quarter fiscal 2013 results on Jan 31. Last quarter, the ...
  17. Stronger Won Hurts Hyundai Earnings - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    Earnings of South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co. (HYMLF) dipped to nearly two-year low of 1.89 trillion won ($1.77 billion) ...
  18. Harley-Davidson Stays Neutral - Analyst Blog

    January 11, 2013
    On January 9, we maintained our Neutral recommendation on Harley Davidson Inc. (HOG), despite its lower earnings in 2012 ...
  19. Toro And The Runaway Recovery

    December 7, 2012
    Toro is facing a tougher consumer environment than analysts seem to want to believe.
  20. Consumer Cyclical Stocks, Including Honda Motor Co., Ltd, Making ...

    November 21, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq is unchanged, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.1% and the Dow has risen 0.2%. The consumer cyclical ...
  21. Toyota Motor Corporation Among Consumer Cyclical's Biggest Movers ...

    November 15, 2012
    The Nasdaq has decreased 0.4%, the S&P 500 has declined 0.3% and the Dow is down 0.3%, marking a bad morning for the ...
  22. Wal-Mart and Other Big Movers on the NYSE on November 15, 2012

    November 15, 2012
    This morning has been rocky for the market. The Nasdaq has declined 0.4%; the S&P 500 is trading down 0.3%; and the Dow ...
  23. Toyota Profits More Than Threefold - Analyst Blog

    November 5, 2012
    Toyota Motor Corp. (TM) saw more than threefold increase in profits to ¥257.92 billion ($3.28 billion) or ¥81.44 ($1.04) ...
  24. Honda Ups Profits, Lowers Guidance - Analyst Blog

    October 30, 2012
    Honda Motor Co. (HMC) reported a 36.1% rise in profits to ¥82.23 billion ($1.06 billion) or ¥45.63 (59 cents) per share in ...
  25. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Oct. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    October 16, 2012
    The automotive industry is highly concentrated, with the top-10 global automakers accounting for roughly 80% of worldwide ...
  26. China Auto Sales Weaken - Analyst Blog

    October 12, 2012
    Auto sales in China have weakened driven by a territorial dispute, sluggish economy and stringent government policy on vehicle ...
  27. U.S. Auto Sales Best Since March '08 - Analyst Blog

    October 3, 2012
    In September, U.S. auto sales reached its highest monthly seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 14.9 million vehicles ...
  28. Toyota Motor Corporation Among Consumer Cyclical's Biggest Movers ...

    September 28, 2012
    The Nasdaq has fallen 0.8%, the S&P 500 has declined 0.7% and the Dow is trading down 0.7%, marking a bad morning for ...
  29. Harley-Davidson Already Priced For Improvement

    August 3, 2012
    Harley-Davidson has recovered nicely, but investors may be expecting too much now. While demographics may favor the company, ...
  30. Bull Vs. Bear: Major Automakers Face A Tough Road Ahead

    July 9, 2012
    The auto industry remains intensely competitive and deeply cyclical. The major automakers should expect to face substantial ...
  31. Group 1 Automotive Expands in U.K. - Analyst Blog

    May 8, 2012
    Group 1 Automotive Inc. (GPI) announced the completion of acquisition of Essex Audi dealership in the southeast region of ...
  32. Auto Stocks: Will Electric Cars Ever Gain Traction?

    March 22, 2012
    The Obama administration has been pushing to get 1 million battery-powered vehicles on the road by 2015.
  33. Maxwell Offers Energy Tech With A Real Model

    March 15, 2012
    Maxwell is profitable today, but much of its future lies in the development of minor markets that may never become significant. ...
  34. Time To Turn The Ignition?

    February 17, 2012
    Companies like Ford and GM have weathered competition from foreign rivals and to this day remain an important part of gauging ...
  35. Exxon Mobil's Outlook On Energy Demand

    December 12, 2011
    Exxon Mobil released the company's annual outlook on long-term supply and demand changes for energy, and it is predicting ...
  36. Recreational Vehicles Unlikely Success

    December 7, 2011
    Recreational vehicles stocks are doing well despite a slow economic recovery.
  37. Avoid Investing In Hogs This Thanksgiving

    November 24, 2011
    Is the ride over for Harley-Davidson investors?
  38. CARZ or VROM: Which Is The Better ETF?

    October 18, 2011
    There are currently two auto exchange-traded funds avaialble for investors, but the soft auto market creates concerns over ...
  39. Why GM's Not A Value Trap

    September 28, 2011
    GM's P/E ratio is less than five right now. That's value trap territory. I'll look at why it's not.
  40. Harley-Davidson Looking A Little Over-Revved

    July 25, 2011
    Harley-Davidson had a great quarter, but investors should be skeptical.
  41. Going Global

    July 25, 2011
    Most investors never stray away from their home nations when it comes to portfolio construction.
  42. Tata Motors Is Ready To Drive Off

    July 18, 2011
    India's Tata Motors appears to have snagged a great buy in Jaguar/Land Rover and now is poised to take global market share. ...
  43. George Soros Bets On Visteon

    June 9, 2011
    Learn why investors should join in on George Soros' $133 million investment in Visteon.
  44. Can China Yuchai Rev Up Your Portfolio?

    April 1, 2011
    China Yuchai is risky, but maybe too cheap to ignore as a play on China's industrial expansion.
  45. Toyota Profit Falls, Outlook Rises

    February 11, 2011
    Toyota had a rough third quarter where sales and profits fell, but investors liked the improved outlook for the automaker. ...
  46. Undervalued Large Cap Stocks

    December 30, 2010
    undervalued stocks
  47. Powering Up With Fuel Cells

    December 22, 2010
    Moving past the hype of finding cleaner and renewable sources of energy, fuel cells are once again returning to the forefront ...
  48. After The GM IPO

    November 30, 2010
    Now that the General Motors IPO buzz has settled, investors might want to take a deeper look at the new GM.
  49. Honda Sales And Profits Surge

    November 3, 2010
    Honda's sales and profits soared in its second quarter, and the company raised its full-year outlook.
  50. Can The U.S. Switch To Natural Gas?

    August 27, 2010
    Who stands to benefit if the U.S. decides to leverage this cheap and abundant fuel source?
  51. Keep An Eye On Biobutanol

    May 18, 2010
    Could biobutanol ultimately supplant ethanol as the biorenewable fuel of choice?
  52. Is Ford Overpriced?

    April 29, 2010
    After a long run up, is Ford still a strong buy?
  53. Making Sense Of Generac's IPO

    March 2, 2010
    On February 11 Generac Power Systemsits shares began trading on Nasdaq at $13 a share, but is it a good buy?
  54. Automaker Roundup: The Good, Bad And Untold

    February 8, 2010
    The dust is starting to settle for the automaker industry. Where are all of the chips falling?
  55. Are Automakers Getting In Gear?

    November 13, 2009
    Toyota and Ford recently reported encouraging earnings news, along with better outlooks. Are these improvements sustainable? ...
  56. Daimler Joins The Auto Horror Show

    May 4, 2009
    Daimler reported a massive loss for the quarter, joining in the parade of the automakers' earnings carnage.
  57. Avoid Unions At All Costs

    April 24, 2009
    Misinformation thrown about in the auto bailout is a clear sign for investors to avoid companies with significantly unionized ...
  58. Toyota Adds To Auto Woes

    March 30, 2009
    With Toyota about to announce its first annual loss, investors are wondering when the auto industry will turn itself around. ...
  59. Five Reasons To Look At Canon

    January 21, 2009
    These reasons may make Canon an attractive stock to add to your portfolio.
  60. Staying Afloat With Gold

    September 19, 2008
    Gold proves its worth in weight.
  61. Hydrogen Fuels Honda

    June 20, 2008
    Honda has just unveiled its new hydrogen fuel cell car, the FCX Clarity. The celebrity push is on, but will the public buy ...
  62. One Thousand Reasons To Reconsider GM?

    September 5, 2007
    The U.S. auto maker's $1,000 incentive plan sparked sales. However, gimmicks aside, it's quality that drives long-term success. ...
  63. Gentlemen, Start Your Lawnmowers (BGG)

    March 21, 2007
    There is value to be had in the world’s largest manufacturer of lawnmower and garden equipment engines.
  64. General Motors: For The Long Haul

    July 10, 2006
    Is GM ready to drive over the competition?
  65. A Hot Sector?

    December 21, 2005
    Another example of a sector that "falls between the cracks" - elearning.
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