More From William Lowry, CFA
The must-know risks and opportunities for Honda’s stock
Over this series, we’ve seen that Honda’s heritage is rooted in innovative engineering and customer satisfaction. It has been a daring company in the past.
Must-know: Why Honda is unusual among major auto makers
Amazingly, the millions of engines Honda produces each year only account for 3% of the company’s revenue. Let’s look at Honda’s operating income to find out why.
Why should investors pay attention to Honda’s market share?
Honda is global, with relative over-reliance on Japan and North America while being under-represented in the slow-growth market of Europe and higher-growth Asia.
An investor’s guide to Honda Motor Company: Revenue and drivers
We’ll take a brief look at industry sales to assess Honda Motor Company’s (HMC) position in the global industry. First, we’ll look at industry sales, and second, we’ll assess Honda’s ability to capture its share of the market.
A must-know investor’s guide to Honda Motor Company
In this series, first, we’ll look at Honda’s strategy. Then, we’ll dig into the company’s revenue and earnings to see how Honda compares to other industry players.
Tesla’s financial statements show the company’s rapid growth
The bottom line on the income statement is that Tesla remains a start-up or newer business that’s not generating earnings from its sales.
Why Tesla’s distribution model differs from competitors
Tesla states in the annual filing that it wants to maintain ownership of distributions and repairs to differentiate itself from the market, keeping greater control over local sales and services.
The only luxury battery vehicle: How large is Tesla’s market?
Tesla is selling luxury and battery power. Logically, as Tesla’s market share increases, it’ll take share out of the luxury automobile market.
Sizing up the competition: Is Tesla’s product unique?
Tesla is significant in terms of technology and finance, with its $26 billion market capitalization. Let’s take a look at Tesla’s competition.
An incredible stock: What’s the big deal with Tesla?
Tesla, to most readers, is a beautiful, fast car. To most investors, it’s been an incredible stock. Let’s take a deeper look at this company that’s gained so much attention.
Investor must-know: Toyota’s important risks and opportunities
Toyota’s history is one of growth. Over the past 30 years, Toyota (TM) successfully entered a new market segment and took market share in the U.S., the largest market in the world.
Recommendation: Read the equity market’s view of Toyota
Toyota is investing in R&D (research and development) for new products, has free cash flow to internationalize its manufacturing footprint, and has significant market share in leading economies.
An investor’s guide to Toyota: Revenue and key drivers
We’ll take a brief look at industry sales to assess Toyota Motor Company’s (TM) position in the global industry. First, we’ll look at industry sales, and second, we’ll assess Toyota’s ability to capture its share of the market.
A must-know investor’s guide to Toyota Motor Corporation
Toyota Motor Corporation (TM) designs, builds, and sells automobiles worldwide. It’s the largest automobile manufacturer in the world based on units sold in 2013.
Must-know opportunities and risks for airlines like Delta
The airline industry swings wide of the S&P 500 index. Moreover, United Continental Holdings (UAL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), and American Airlines (AAL) have all gone through bankruptcy in the past ten years.
Why cash is king for airlines like United Continental
Whether a mainline carrier like United Continental (UAL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), American Airlines (AAL), or a low-cost airline like Southwest (LUV) or Allegiant, every airline must invest heavily into its assets.
Why airline investors should focus on operating leverage
The U.S. carriers, including United Continental (UAL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), American Airlines (AAL), Southwestern (LUV), and the regional carriers, experienced great distress in the downturn.
A must-know overview of US airlines’ competitive landscape
Non-U.S. carriers are currently prohibited from carrying passengers from two points in the U.S. Similarly, U.S. carriers can’t operate routes in another country.
An investor’s must-know overview of the airline industry
The global airline industry is large and complex, offering opportunity for informed investors. The largest U.S. carriers are Delta Air Lines (DAL), United Continental (UAL), American Airlines (AAL), and Southwest Airlines (LUV).
What the market is saying about Ford’s cash flow yield
Ford’s free cash flow yield is increasing and is currently at 9.6. The free cash flow is increasing, while the market value per share of has been fairly stable.