HMC : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 6, 2014
    Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Steel Industry Stock Outlook - Nov 2013 - Industry Outlook

    November 5, 2013
    Steel Industry Stock Outlook - Nov 2013 - Industry Outlook
  3. Steel Industry Stock Outlook - Nov 2013 - Industry Outlook

    November 5, 2013
    Steel Industry Stock Outlook - Nov 2013 - Industry Outlook
  4. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Oct 2013 - Industry Outlook

    October 8, 2013
    Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Oct 2013 - Industry Outlook
  5. Benzinga Market Primer: Thursday, August 1: Futures Up On Europe ...

    August 1, 2013
    Futures Higher on Economic Data U.S. equity futures are significantly up in early pre-market trade based on strong Asian ...
  6. General Motors Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 12, 2013
    On Jul 10, we maintained our Neutral recommendation on General Motors Company
  7. Toyota Recalls Subcompact Cars Globally - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2013
    Toyota has been criticized continuously due to its series of vehicle safety recalls
  8. AutoNation's June Sales Climb 10% - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2013
    Automotive retailer AutoNation Inc. posted a 10% year-over-year increase in retail new vehicle sales to 25,162 units in Jun
  9. Pickups Push Auto Sales to Near 6-Year High - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    Among the Detroit Big Three automakers, Ford posted the biggest gain in sales.
  10. Ford Motor Touches New 52-Week High - Analyst Blog

    July 3, 2013
    Shares of Ford started escalating, following the release of its impressive first-quarter results.
  11. Steel Industry Stock Outlook - July 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    July 3, 2013
    Steel Industry Stock Outlook - July 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  12. Steel Industry Stock Outlook - July 2013 - Industry Outlook

    July 3, 2013
    Steel Industry Stock Outlook - July 2013 - Industry Outlook
  13. General Motors Promotes Alan Batey - Analyst Blog

    June 27, 2013
    General Motors Company has promoted Alan Batey as the global head of the Chevrolet brand
  14. 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 ...
  15. GM Breaks Ground for a China Plant - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    GM had revealed plans to roll out a locally made Cadillac from the plant, each year through 2016.
  16. Nat Gas Gaining Pace: The Future Fuel? - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2013
    Natgas is capable of substituting up to 1.8 million barrels of oil a day
  17. GM Expands SUV Recall - Analyst Blog

    June 17, 2013
    The recall covers Chevrolet Trailblazer and GMC Envoy SUVs as well as Buick Rainier, Saab 9-7X and Isuzu Ascender SUVs
  18. Lithia Acquires O'Brien Dealerships - Analyst Blog

    June 17, 2013
    Automotive retailer Lithia Motors expanded its footprint in Salem, Ore. with the acquisition of O'Brien Auto Group of Salem
  19. Toyota Recalls Prius and Lexus - Analyst Blog

    June 14, 2013
    Toyota decided to recall the vehicles after receiving 90 complaints from the drivers
  20. GM to Shift Korean Production - Analyst Blog

    June 14, 2013
    GM decided to produce the vehicle at Opel's unit in Zaragoza.
  21. China Slowdown Affects Auto Sales - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    China's economy seems to falter mainly with respect to exports
  22. AutoNation Witnesses Sales Upsurge - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Automotive retailer AutoNation reported 11% year-over-year increase in sales to 26,372 vehicles in May 2013
  23. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    June 10, 2013
    Auto Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  24. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 10, 2013
    Auto Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  25. Auto Industry Outlook and Review - Feb 2013 - Industry Outlook

    February 11, 2013
    The auto industry is highly concentrated. The top 10 global automakers account for roughly 80% of the worldwide production ...
  26. 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 ...
  27. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2013 - Industry Outlook

    February 11, 2013
    The auto industry is highly concentrated. The top 10 global automakers account for roughly 80% of the worldwide production ...
  28. Ford Focus Gets Top Safety Rating - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has avowed the top vehicle safety rating on Ford Motor Co.'s F) ...
  29. AutoNation Sales Up 22% in January - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    The Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based automotive retailer AutoNation Inc. (AN) posted a 22% year-over-year increase in retail ...
  30. Auto Sales Indicate Strong Recovery - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    Auto sales in the U.S. grew 14.2% to 1.04 million vehicles in January. This translates into a seasonally adjusted annual ...
  31. UTI Beats EPS; 2013 View Worsens - Analyst Blog

    February 1, 2013
    Universal Technical Institute, Inc's (UTI) first quarter fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings of 14 cents per share beat the Zacks ...
  32. Toyota Regains Sales Crown - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    Toyota Motor Corp. (TM) recaptured the sales crown from General Motors Company (GM) by selling 9.75 million vehicles globally ...
  33. 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 ...
  34. Ford Fusion Tops Safety Ratings - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has avowed the top vehicle safety rating on Ford Motor Co.'s F) ...
  35. GM May Close Opel Plant Earlier - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    Employees at the luxury automaker Opel, owned by General Motors Company (GM), are now in a "do or die" situation. The company ...
  36. BorgWarner Expects Higher Earnings - Analyst Blog

    January 21, 2013
    BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) announced that it expects to earn between $5.15 and $5.45 per share for 2013. The range is consistent ...
  37. Europe Car Sales Lowest in 17 Years - Analyst Blog

    January 16, 2013
    Car sales in Europe reached its lowest level of 12.05 million units in 2012 since 1995, according to the European Automobile ...
  38. Honda to Trim Jobs in Europe - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2013
    Honda Motor Co. (HMC) plans to terminate 800 jobs at its South Marston plant near Swindon in southwest England due to sagging ...
  39. China Auto Sales Lag Guidance - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    According to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), vehicle sales in China grew 4.3% to 19.3 million units ...
  40. Nissan Starts Producing 2013 LEAF - Analyst Blog

    January 11, 2013
    Nissan Motor Co. (NSANY) announced that it has started the production of all-electric 2013 LEAF at its Smyrna, TN plant. ...
  41. December Sales Up 15% at AutoNation - Analyst Blog

    January 9, 2013
    The Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based largest automotive retailer AutoNation Inc. (AN) recorded 15% year-over-year increase ...
  42. Auto Sales Climb to 5-Year High - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    Auto sales in the U.S. grew 13.4% to the five-year high of 14.5 million vehicles in 2012 including a 9% rise to 1.4 million ...
  43. BorgWarner's New Plant in China - Analyst Blog

    December 21, 2012
    BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) has recently announced the opening of a production plant at the Ningbo campus, China. The new plant ...
  44. Honda Motor Co., Ltd and Other Big Movers In Consumer Cyclical ...

    December 19, 2012
    The Nasdaq has moved up 0.1%, the S&P 500 is trading down 0.1% and the Dow has been relatively flat after the morning's trading. ...
  45. China Auto Sales Approach 2-Yr High - Analyst Blog

    December 13, 2012
    According to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), passenger vehicle sales in China went up 8.2% to 1.79 ...
  46. Auto Industry: Back to Its Heyday? - Analyst Blog

    December 6, 2012
    It looks that the auto industry is getting back to its heyday, last seen before the economic recession. We see the industry ...
  47. Record Year for Toro - Analyst Blog

    December 6, 2012
    Toro Co. (TTC) reported break-even results in the fourth quarter of 2012, in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate but compared ...
  48. 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 sector ...
  49. Toyota Motor Corporation and Other Consumer Cyclical Stocks Making ...

    November 16, 2012
    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq has fallen 1%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.6%; and the Dow has declined ...
  50. Steel Industry Stock Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    November 15, 2012
    Steel industry in today's world can well be termed as the backbone of the economy, given its varied usage, be it in construction, ...
  51. Steel Industry Stock Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Investment Ideas

    November 15, 2012
    Steel industry in today's world can well be termed as the backbone of the economy, given its varied usage, be it in construction, ...
  52. Steel Industry Stock Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    November 15, 2012
    Steel industry in today's world can well be termed as the backbone of the economy, given its varied usage, be it in construction, ...
  53. 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 market. ...
  54. 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 has ...
  55. BorgWarner Expects More Asian Sales - Analyst Blog

    November 13, 2012
    BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) revealed that it expects Asia to account for half of its $2.3 billion in new business from 2013 to ...
  56. Briggs & Stratton Expands in Brazil - Analyst Blog

    November 13, 2012
    Briggs & Stratton Corporation (BGG) recently announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Brazil-based Companhia ...
  57. BorgWarner's New Technology in BMW - Analyst Blog

    November 13, 2012
    BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) has announced the introduction of a new three-stage turbo charging technology in BMW's M Performance ...
  58. 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) ...
  59. BorgWarner Meets Expectations - Analyst Blog

    November 1, 2012
    BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) posted a 3.5% increase in profits to $1.19 per share (excluding non-recurring items) in the third quarter ...
  60. AutoNation Misses Estimates - Analyst Blog

    October 25, 2012
    AutoNation Inc. (AN) witnessed a 37.5% increase in earnings per share to 66 cents in the third quarter of 2012 from 48 cents ...
  61. Auto Industry Outlook and Review - October 2012 - Industry Outlook

    October 16, 2012
    The automotive industry is highly concentrated, with the top-10 global automakers accounting for roughly 80% of worldwide ...
  62. 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 ...
  63. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Oct. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    October 16, 2012
    The automotive industry is highly concentrated, with the top-10 global automakers accounting for roughly 80% of worldwide ...
  64. Honda Motor Co., Ltd and More Big Movers in Consumer Cyclical ...

    October 15, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq has moved up 0.3%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.3%; and the Dow has risen ...
  65. 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 ...
  66. BorgWarner Boosts VCT Technology - Analyst Blog

    October 10, 2012
    BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) is set to expand its variable cam timing (VCT) technology with a complete suite of new cam phasing ...
  67. AutoNation Sales Climb 23% in Sept. - Analyst Blog

    October 8, 2012
    AutoNation Inc. (AN) has registered outstanding new vehicles sales in September 2012. Sales in the month rose 23% year over ...
  68. 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 ...
  69. 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 the ...
  70. Ford to Boost Workforce - Analyst Blog

    September 11, 2012
    Ford Motor Co. F) is increasing its workforce at the Flat Rock Assembly plant by adding roughly 1200 workers, according to ...
  71. AutoNation's Sales Soar in August - Analyst Blog

    September 7, 2012
    AutoNation Inc. (AN) recorded an outstanding performance in new vehicle sales in August. Sales in the month rose 28% year ...
  72. U.S. Auto Sees Best August in 5 Yrs - Analyst Blog

    September 5, 2012
    Light vehicle sales in the U.S. in August improved 19.9% to 1.29 million vehicles, which is the highest monthly figure for ...
  73. Record EPS for Toro in 3Q - Analyst Blog

    August 24, 2012
    Toro Co. (TTC) reported record third quarter 2012 earnings of 67 cents per share, up 22% from 55 cents in the year-ago quarter ...
  74. Nissan Profits Dip 15% - Analyst Blog

    August 3, 2012
    Nissan Motor Co. (NSANY) witnessed a 15% fall in profits to ¥72.3 billion ($903.5 million) or ¥17.24 (21 cents) per share ...
  75. Toyota Recovers on Strong Demand - Analyst Blog

    August 3, 2012
    Toyota Motor Corp. (TM) showed marked recovery by posting a significant ¥91.31 increase in earnings to ¥91.68 per share ($1.14) ...
  76. 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, ...
  77. BorgWarner Misses by a Penny - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) reported a 21% boost in adjusted earnings per share to $1.36 in the second quarter of 2012 compared ...
  78. AutoNation Beats Estimates - Analyst Blog

    July 19, 2012
    AutoNation Inc. (AN) witnessed a 35% boost in adjusted earnings per share to 66 cents in the second quarter of 2012 compared ...
  79. AutoNation's June Sales Climb 38% - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2012
    AutoNation Inc. (AN) witnessed an outstanding performance in new vehicle sales in June 2012 compared with the corresponding ...
  80. 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 ...
  81. Toyota to Introduce Hybrid Avalon - Analyst Blog

    June 29, 2012
    Toyota Motor Corporation (TM) has announced that it will introduce a gas-electric hybrid version of its new Avalon sedan. ...
  82. Ford Taurus Gets EPA Certification - Analyst Blog

    June 28, 2012
    Ford Motor Co.'s F) 2013 Ford Taurus has been certified as the class leading in large sedan city and highway fuel efficiency ...
  83. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - June 2012 - Industry Outlook

    June 26, 2012
    The auto industry is highly concentrated. The top-10 global automakers account for roughly 80% of the worldwide production ...
  84. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - June 2012 - Bull of the Day

    June 26, 2012
    The auto industry is highly concentrated. The top-10 global automakers account for roughly 80% of the worldwide production ...
  85. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - June 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    June 26, 2012
    The auto industry is highly concentrated. The top-10 global automakers account for roughly 80% of the worldwide production ...
  86. BorgWarner's Innovative Technology - Analyst Blog

    June 19, 2012
    Recently, BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) introduced a cutting-edge friction plate technology for the ZF 8-speed automatic transmission. ...
  87. Ford Revamps Louisville Plant - Analyst Blog

    June 15, 2012
    Ford Motor Co. F) recently announced the redesigning of the Louisville Assembly Plant. The company made an investment of ...
  88. Nissan Building New Facility in China - Analyst Blog

    June 15, 2012
    According to Reuters, Nissan Motor Co. (NSANY) has revealed its plans to construct a ¥5 billion ($785 million) plant in the ...
  89. Nissan Opens Facility in New Jersey - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2012
    Nissan Motor Co. (NSANY) has announced the opening of its New Jersey Service Training Center. The training center is one ...
  90. Auto Sales Show Strong Growth in May - Analyst Blog

    June 7, 2012
    U.S. saw a strong 18% growth in sales to seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 13.8 million units in May from 11.7 million ...
  91. General Motors' New Lease On Life

    May 29, 2012
    GM’s recapitalization at the height of the credit crisis gave it a new lease on life.
  92. 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 ...
  93. Auto Sales Slow Down in April - Analyst Blog

    May 7, 2012
    U.S. saw sluggish 2.3% growth in light vehicle sales in April 2012, to 1.18 million units from 1.16 million units in the ...
  94. 7 Winners of a Pollyanna Earnings Season

    April 18, 2012
    Well, first-quarter earnings season is upon us, and the bellwethers that have reported so far are looking for a pretty bright ...
  95. 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.
  96. 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.
  97. 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 ...
  98. Recreational Vehicles Unlikely Success

    December 7, 2011
    Recreational vehicles stocks are doing well despite a slow economic recovery.
  99. Toro Not Exactly A Charging Bull

    December 6, 2011
    Toro's stock looks like a very good hold, but not such a compelling buy.
  100. Avoid Investing In Hogs This Thanksgiving

    November 24, 2011
    Is the ride over for Harley-Davidson investors?
  101. 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 ...
  102. 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.
  103. GM's New Deal Keeps It In The Auto Game

    September 23, 2011
    GM's new deal with the UAW sets it up to continue to be a viable player in the ever-competitive auto industry.
  104. Poor Crop Yields Prompt Some Strategic Investing

    September 19, 2011
    The right assumption isn't always the obvious one when it comes to analyzing the news.
  105. May Auto Sales Cause Concern

    June 6, 2011
    Investors are wondering if May's dissapointing auto sales were a one-month slump or the beginning of a slowing trend.
  106. GM Cruzes

    May 10, 2011
    GM's Q1 sales and profits soared, but analyst reaction was blasé. Concerns over vehicle pricing and headwinds leave many ...
  107. Ford's Blistering Quarter

    April 28, 2011
    Ford had a blowout quarter. Despite rising costs and some looming headwinds, the automaker continues to impress.
  108. Ford Surprise Leader In March U.S. Auto Sales

    April 6, 2011
    Wall Street doesn't seem fully convinced that the auto industry is out of the woods yet.
  109. The Rest Of The Auto Sales Story

    April 6, 2011
    Dig deeper into the auto sales numbers for March, and you just might find something you weren't expecting.
  110. Japan's Automakers Stalled By Quake

    March 18, 2011
    Japan's automakers have shut down production in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake. We examine the coming uncertainty.
  111. Automakers Bask In Warm Glow Of February Sales

    March 10, 2011
    Automakers had a stirring February with U.S. sales, led by rises from GM and a resurgent Toyota.
  112. New GM Steers To Landmark Year (GM, F, TM, HMC, NSANY)

    February 28, 2011
    GM posted a full-year profit, its first since its predecessor company did so in 2004. Though the automaker has made plenty ...
  113. 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.
  114. Ford Paves The Way For The American Auto Industry

    February 9, 2011
    The auto industry will be among the benefactors of improved economic conditions, and Ford may lead the way.
  115. Auto Stocks For 2011

    January 5, 2011
    U.S. auto sales climbed back in 2010, and the trend looks strong and sustainable.
  116. GM Stars In December Auto Sales

    January 5, 2011
    U.S. automakers showed increased sales, with GM leading the way.
  117. Undervalued Large Cap Stocks

    December 30, 2010
    undervalued stocks
  118. 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 ...
  119. November's Auto Sales Good, But Not Great

    December 7, 2010
    U.S. automobile sales are better, but they aren't as hot as last month's numbers suggest.
  120. Toyota Earnings Rise, Problems Remain

    November 9, 2010
    Toyota's problems remain as slowing US sales highlight the damage done by the automaker's year of recalls.
  121. A Contrarian Look At Japan

    November 5, 2010
    While much of the investing community views Japan as dead money, the nation is still worth pursuing.
  122. Ford Continues Its Winning Streak

    October 28, 2010
    Ford needs to continue to execute proficiently in a still-difficult global environment for auto sales.
  123. A Dose Of International Dividends

    October 14, 2010
    With a depreciating dollar and interest rates around zero, investors should take a look at adding international dividends ...
  124. Auto Sales Show Mixed Economic Signs

    October 6, 2010
    September, 2010 auto sales decreased from August, but increased when compared to last September's numbers.
  125. 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?
  126. The Bigger Automaker Picture

    August 5, 2010
    Can we please get some complete and meaningful data on auto sales trends? The month-over-month and year-over-year percent ...
  127. Toyota's Serial Troubles

    July 9, 2010
    The latest global recall by Toyota due to engine defects is yet another in a series of self-inflicted troubles.
  128. Quiet Auto Upswing

    June 23, 2010
    With auto sales modestly increasing this year and automakers ramping up production, there's a quiet upswing in the auto industry. ...
  129. Keep An Eye On Biobutanol

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

    April 29, 2010
    After a long run up, is Ford still a strong buy?
  131. A Rising Sun Recovery

    April 19, 2010
    Japan's woes may be over as a strong Asian recovery favors the world's second largest economy.
  132. March Auto Sales: Is The Resurgence Sustainable?

    April 14, 2010
    March auto sales were up across the board, but were these numbers due to easy comps and heavy incentives laden?
  133. 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?
  134. Toyota's Recall Isn't ACompany Killer

    February 3, 2010
    Is the news media over-hyping the long-term impact of Toyota's recall? History and the numbers say yes.
  135. Ford Powers Its Way To Profits

    February 1, 2010
    Ford reported its third consecutive quarter of positive earnings, and finished in the black for the first time in four years.
  136. Small Engine Makers Sputter

    January 19, 2010
    Briggs & Stratton had flat earnings with revenues off, but it has a solid, long-term niche.
  137. Are Automakers Getting In Gear?

    November 13, 2009
    Toyota and Ford recently reported encouraging earnings news, along with better outlooks. Are these improvements sustainable?
  138. Hard Road Still Ahead For Automakers

    September 21, 2009
    Auto sales are likely to disappoint for years to come.
  139. Cash For Clunkers: Whom Did It Help?

    August 28, 2009
    Though it had good intentions, cash for clunkers didn't help many car companies for the long run.
  140. One Auto Play That Hasn't Stalled

    August 13, 2009
    Tata's stock has recently rebounded. Is the price warrented given the global auto outlook?
  141. Ford Shows Survival Instincts

    July 31, 2009
    Ford has gained market share, is implementing cost reductions and is developing new products. Will it be enough?
  142. Forget Peak Oil, What About Peak Demand?

    June 1, 2009
    The world is fixated on peak oil but looking at peak demand may be even more important.
  143. 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.
  144. 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 ...
  145. A Bumpy Road For Polaris

    April 22, 2009
    Polaris motored through 2008 mostly unscathed in a down economy, but 2009 is proving to be much more of an uphill battle.
  146. 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. ...
  147. Five Reasons To Look At Canon

    January 21, 2009
    These reasons may make Canon an attractive stock to add to your portfolio.
  148. Polaris Still Shining

    October 16, 2008
    You wouldn't think that a recreational vehicle company would be holding up well, but Polaris is defying the conventional ...
  149. Staying Afloat With Gold

    September 19, 2008
    Gold proves its worth in weight.
  150. Dissecting Ford's Recovery Strategy

    August 26, 2008
    As the losses pile up at Ford, the company has ambitious recovery plans. We look at whether the company can return to respectability.
  151. Winners Of The Oil Pullback

    July 30, 2008
    Oil has lost $20 of its value in two weeks. Find out which sectors have been the big winners of oil's demise.
  152. June Auto Sales Crash

    July 2, 2008
    Sales plunged for nearly all automakers in the month of June. Adaptation is now the only chance for long-term survival.
  153. Great Service? Great Investment

    May 20, 2008
    We examine 15 customer service leaders. $75,000 split among them five years ago, would be worth nearly $160,000 today, $34, ...
  154. Is Ford Tough? (F)

    September 19, 2007
    Bear Stearns upgraded Ford, but does this mean the stock really has what it takes to appreciate?
  155. 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.
  156. Land Of Rising Sales (TM, NSANY, HMC)

    July 24, 2007
    Can you get your portfolio rolling with one of these firms?
  157. Checking Under Toyota's Hood (TM)

    April 30, 2007
    Toyota Motors is now the largest automotive company in the world, but how will that affect its future growth prospects?
  158. 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.
  159. Ford's Way Forward (F)

    July 26, 2006
    The likelihood of Ford surviving its latest crisis is greater than you think.
  160. Back To The Future

    June 26, 2006
    Energy Conversion Devices may have a futuristic advantage in alternative fuel markets.
  161. GM Back on the Road with New Labor Deal?

    March 23, 2006
    With a new labor buy-out agreement in the mix, what does the road ahead have in store for the troubled automaker?
  162. A Hot Sector?

    December 21, 2005
    Another example of a sector that "falls between the cracks" - elearning.
  163. GM Rebuilds at Home and Abroad

    December 14, 2005
    Granted GM is battered and bruised, but are their any positives?
  164. SIRIUS Gets Serious

    December 7, 2005
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