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General Motors Announces New Electric Corvette Coming in 2023
GM Chip Shortage Update: Supplies Are Expected to Normalize in 2022
Mary Barra Is the Most Powerful Woman in the Automotive Industry
Cheapest and Most Undervalued Stocks That Could Outperform in 2022
GM Invests in Pure Watercraft Stock—How Investors Can Get Exposure
GM Recalls All Chevy Bolts, Loses $1 Billion in the Process
How High Can GM Stock Go and Is $100 in Sight for the Automaker?
Could the Model Y Change Tesla’s Profit Game?
This year, Tesla (TSLA) stock has fallen 21.3%, underperforming broader markets. Let’s look at how Tesla’s Model Y could turn things around.
Cadillac Unveils New EV SUV ‘Lyriq’ Signaling the End of Combustion Engines for the Company
An Investor’s Guide to Electric Vehicles
Investing in electric vehicles can be a smart decision, but where do you start? To learn more about this growing market, check out our guide.
Ford and GM Need to Provide Hard Numbers for VWAGY Like Returns
GM Stock Is a Buy, Market Is Underestimating Its EV Potential
General Motors Could Repeat Ford’s Magic in Q4 Earnings
GM Might Restore Dividends in 2021 If Stock Keeps Rising
Is Ford or GM a Better Bet for Investors Amid Increased EV Push?
What to Expect from the Auto Industry Going Forward
With changing auto industry (VCR) dynamics, automakers are trying to explore ways to remain on top in the US auto market.
US-China Talks: Can ‘Miles and Miles’ Be Covered in Five Weeks?
With about five weeks remaining in the trade truce, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said yesterday that the US was “miles and miles” away from a trade deal with China.
Why Ford’s Lincoln Sales Fell 6% in China in October
In the previous part of this series, we looked at the second-largest US automaker, Ford’s (F), sales in China in October. The company’s weakening Chinese sales are likely to continue.
Why Did Ford’s Recent Earnings Reflect Weakness?
In 2015, Ford Motor Company’s (F) adjusted earnings stood at $1.84 per after with a rise of $1.53 per share in 2014.
Are Green Vehicles Going Over with US Buyers?
In this series, we’ll look at August sales for hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and battery electric vehicles in the United States, and why battery electric vehicles are gaining strength.
Fiat Chrysler’s US Jeep Sales Jumped 45% in March 2018
In March 2018, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) sold 2,576 car units of its luxury brand, Alfa Romeo, in the US market.
Why Most Analysts Are Suggesting a Hold on Ford’s Stock in April
According to the latest data compiled by Reuters, 33% of analysts covering Ford Motor Company (F) have given the stock “buy” recommendations, while 58% have recommended a “hold.”
Ford’s December Sales Tanked 8.8%: Is a US Slowdown Coming?
Today, America’s second-largest automaker, Ford Motor Company (F), released its US sales figures for December 2018.
Should Automakers Celebrate after Trump’s Tweet on China Tariffs?
In the last couple of quarters, US automakers (XLY) including Ford (F), Tesla (TSLA), and General Motors (GM) have warned investors about the negative impact of China tariffs on their business.
Tesla Motors Rose Due to Increased Orders for the Model 3 Sedan
Tesla Motors (TSLA) has a market cap of $31.5 billion. It rose by 4.0% and closed at $246.99 per share on April 4, 2016.
What’s Driving Honda Higher on Wall Street in 1Q17?
Currently, Honda is trading at $30.79 and is hovering right above an important support level of $30.70.
Can GM’s Stock Sustain Its Year-to-Date Rise in December?
General Motors has delivered a return of 6.9% year-to-date as of December 16, 2016. This return was much lower than the 10.5% return of the S&P 500 Index.
Ford F-Series Truck Sales Grew 9% Year-over-Year in February 2017
In February 2017, Ford’s F-Series truck US sales stood at 65,956 units with a YoY increase of ~9%.
Tesla’s Journey from Top Carmaker to Underperformer
Despite the company’s meeting its second-quarter Model 3 production goal, its stock traded on a negative note in the third quarter.
Fiat Chrysler’s European Sales Fell in November 2017
In November 2017, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCAU) total Italy sales were at ~74,600 vehicles units, which reflected a minor decline of 0.9% from the company’s European market sales of ~75,300 units in the same month of 2016.
Why Fiat Chrysler Outperformed Its Peers in 4Q16
In 3Q16, Fiat Chrysler reported strong adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of 0.47 euros or $0.53—more than double its EPS in 3Q15.
Will Fiat Chrysler’s Stock Continue to Rally after a Flat 2016?
In 2016, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) sold about 2.24 million vehicle units in the US market, compared to 2.25 million units in 2015
Eyes Are on Instagram as Facebook Reports 4Q16 Earnings
As Facebook (FB) reports its 4Q16 results, all eyes are on the company’s mobile revenue. FB has begun taking steps to monetize its other mobile properties such as Instagram.
What New Developments Can You Expect from the Fed?
Potential new developments from the Fed include a suggestion by the subcommittee on communications that median values of policymakers’ projections be published.
Honda’s Strong US Truck Sales Keep the Optimism Alive in February
In 2016, America Honda Motor sold about 1.6 million units in the US market, a YoY increase of 3.2%.
Why Waymo Is Retiring Google’s Pod Cars
Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet (GOOGL), is phasing out the pod-like cars it has long used to test its autonomous driving technology.
Japan’s trade deficit with China: Worse for GM than the recall
This article considers the impact of Japan’s trade dynamics on Japanese automakers like Toyota (TM) versus General Motors (GM) from a macroeconomic perspective.
What Could Drive Tesla’s Valuation Multiples in 4Q16?
As of October 26, 2016, Tesla’s forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple was 26.4x.
Why Fiat Chrysler Stock Is Trading in a Narrow Range
Last week, which ended October 13, 2017, Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) stock remained mixed and witnessed a minor rise of 0.90%.
Labor market predominates again in deciphering extent of recovery
In this part, we will discuss Janet Yellen’s views on labor market slack, one of the “three broad questions” posed by the Fed Chair, the answers to which are likely to shape the future monetary policy.
What Analysts Are Saying about General Motors: 4Q15 and Beyond
General Motors (GM) is set to release its 4Q15 earnings on February 3, 2016. In this series, we’ll see what analysts are estimating for the company.
Could Tesla’s Model 3 Be a Game-Changer?
Tesla is expected to start producing its mass-market electric vehicle—Model 3. It could be a game-changer for the self-driving car industry.
What Do US Luxury Vehicle Sales in July Tell Us?
In July 2016, the sales volume of luxury cars in the US dropped by 7.7% YoY, but the sales of entry-level luxury SUVs increased by 9.9% YoY.
New Probe Shows Fault Line in Trump’s Tariffs
After the imposition of Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs last year, several observers warned that we could see a spike in downstream imports.
Tesla’s 2016 and Beyond: Analysts Have Mixed Opinions
39.1% of analysts covering Tesla Motors (TSLA) have given “buy” recommendations, while 34.8% of analysts have given it “hold” recommendations.
Key Technical Levels in General Motors Stock before 4Q17 Earnings
As of January 29, 2018, GM stock was trading at $43.02 on a mixed note. The stock posted its all-time high of $46.76 in October 2017.
Why China’s Slowdown Couldn’t Have Come at a Worse Time
The global economy is closely watching China for fresh signs of a slowdown, which could threaten global growth.
Will Consumers End Up Paying to Save US Steel Companies?
Tariffs, like the one imposed by President Trump, could end up raising prices for consumers.
Could Harley-Davidson Stock Continue to Impress in 2017?
Harley-Davidson is the most popular heavyweight motorcycle manufacturer in the world. It maintains its own premium space in the motorcycle market.
Election Over, Market Still Undecided
We know the nation is politically divided, and now the market is showing us its split personality as well.
Inside Ford’s Segmental US Sales in March 2017
In March 2017, Ford’s (F) total US fleet sales were 78,510 vehicle units. That’s a 17.0% YoY (year-over-year) fall in fleet sales for the home market.
Can Tesla Keep Shining in 2Q17?
In 1Q17, Tesla (TSLA) stock delivered an impressive return of ~30%. After struggling for the previous six quarters, it appears to have stepped into glory.
How Ferrari Began 2018 with Stronger Profitability
In 1Q18, Ferrari (RACE) reported a 13% YoY (year-over-year) rise in its adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) of 272 million euros or about $323 million.
A Look at GM’s Performance in China in 2018
GM’s key markets General Motors (GM) divides its Automotive segment’s revenues into three key geographical regions—North America, South America, and Other International Operations. Let’s see how GM performed in its Other International Operations markets in 1Q18. 1Q18 performance in China China is one of the key potential growth markets for General Motors among its international business […]
Analyst Estimate: Ferrari’s Global Revenues to Grow Steadily
For 2016 and 2017, analysts estimate Ferrari’s global revenues to grow at rates of 3.6% and 3.1%, respectively. These estimates can serve as a proxy.
What Could Affect Tesla’s Valuation Multiples in Q3 2018?
Despite their recent falls, Tesla’s valuation multiples are still much higher than those of other legacy auto giants.
Why Analysts Expect Improved Margins for General Motors in 2016
Analysts are estimating that General Motors’ profit margins more than doubled in 2015. They estimate 5.2% in 2015 compared to 2.5% in 2014.
TSLA: Why Improving the Model 3’s Gross Margin Could Be Difficult
In the first quarter, Tesla reported a 19.7% gross margin in its Automotive segment on a generally accepted accounting principles basis.
Analysts’ Expect Ford to Post Lower Revenues in 4Q16
Analysts estimate that Ford’s 4Q16 revenues will be at $35.1 billion—about 7.2% lower than the same quarter last year.
Can China Manage Growth without Fueling a Debt Crisis?
While there is no denying that China (FXI) needs stimulus measures to kickstart its slowing economy, any propping up needs to be done in a way to avoid another debt-fueled crisis.
How Is Ford Stock Performing ahead of 3Q17 Earnings?
Ford Motor Company (F) is set to release its 3Q17 earnings report on October 26. Ford is the second-largest US auto company by vehicle sales volume after General Motors (GM).
How Might the US Auto Industry Benefit from the Weakening US Dollar?
The recent weakness in the US dollar is positive for US-based automobile companies (VCR) like Ford (F), General Motors (GM), and Tesla Motors (TSLA).
Ford’s China Sales Continued to Disappoint in November 2017
Ford Motor Company (F) sold about 117,593 vehicle units in China in November 2017, a ~8% decrease from its China (IYK) sales in the same month of 2016.
Tesla Stock Beats Wall Street as Model 3 Fever Is On
In the fourth week of May 2017, Tesla stock (TSLA) rose 4.6% to $325.14. The company had a market cap of ~$53.4 billion on May 26.
Factors That Could Drive Tesla’s Valuation Multiples in 3Q17
On August 3, Tesla’s forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple was 38.9x.
How Uber Is Cutting Ties with Alphabet
The recent suing of Uber by Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Waymo over allegations of theft of self-driving technology only tells part of the story of these former allies, who are increasingly pulling in opposite directions.
Word on the Street: Analysts’ Recommendations on Ford
According to the latest Bloomberg consensus, 35% of analysts covering Ford (F) have given the company “buy” recommendations.
Tesla Stock Is Trading Near Its 52-Week Low: What’s Next?
In the week ended October 5, Tesla stock (TSLA) fell 1.1% after tanking 11.5% in the previous week.
GM’s long-term competitive threat: Japan’s investment recovery
Japan is showing signs of investment recovery with its new economic policies coming into play.
How General Motors Is Playing the Luxury Car Market
GM hopes to capture a 10% share of the luxury car space. Currently, the company holds a 3.4% share in the global luxury market.
What’s Next for General Motors’ Valuation Multiples?
In this part of the series, we’ll find out how General Motors’ (GM) valuation multiples are currently trading against its peers.
Why did JANA Partners boost its position in General Motors?
JANA Partners enhanced its position in from 0.17% to 4.23% last quarter General Motors.
What’s Next for Apple after It Builds Its $1.0 Billion Campus?
Apple is planning to invest $1.0 billion in building a new campus in Austin, Texas, which will house up to 15,000 additional workers.
Ferrari Stock Remained Bearish in the 1st week of December 2017
During the week ended December 8, Ferrari (RACE) stock traded below its 50-day SMA (simple moving average) of $112.60, suggesting a bearish bias.
Analysts Have Mixed Views on Tesla ahead of Q4 Earnings
According to the latest data compiled by Reuters, 32% of analysts covering Tesla stock (TSLA) gave it a “buy” recommendation.
Honda’s US Truck Sales Were Weaker in April 2017
April was the first month in 2017 that Honda reported lower US truck sales on a YoY basis. Weaker truck sales could hurt its second quarter profitability.
Why Falling Crude Oil Is Good for Automakers
As of June 14, WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil futures are trading at $44.73 per barrel.
How AutoZone’s DIY Segment Performed in Fiscal Q4 2018
In the second half of fiscal 2018, AutoZone’s management decided to discontinue aggressive promotional discounts for its ship-to-home sales.
Why Fiat Chrysler’s Profit Margins Could Expand in 2Q17
According to Wall Street analysts’ estimates, FCAU is likely to report an EBITDA margin of ~11.6% in 2Q17. This shows a handsome expansion over its 2Q16 EBITDA margin of 9.3%.
Honda Rounded Out the List of Top 5 Auto Stocks in 2017
Honda Motor Company traded on a positive note in 2017 and managed to make our list of the top five gainers in the auto industry for the year.
How Auto Stocks Traded Last Week
Last week (ended November 24), the S&P 500 Index posted a minor rise of 0.9%, while General Motors, Ferrari, and Fiat Chrysler largely outperformed SPY.
What Factors Are Hindering Harley-Davidson’s Profitability?
In 1Q16, Harley-Davidson reported a shift in its product mix. The shipments of Harley’s touring motorcycles fell by 0.8% while shipments of the cruiser and Sportster/street motorcycles rose by 15.1% and 1.2%, respectively.
Honda’s Car Sales Continue to Rise in October 2017
Honda’s US sales in October In October 2017, the American division of Honda Motor (HMC) reported a YoY (year-over-year) rise of about 0.9% in its US sales. The company sold 127,353 units in the United States last month, compared with 126,161 units in October 2016. October 2017 marked the second consecutive month in which American Honda reported a YoY rise […]
Looking at Mainstream Automakers’ 3Q16 Revenues
In 3Q16, mainstream automakers’ year-over-year global revenues didn’t reflect much optimism. Except for GM, no other auto giant posted a notable jump in its global revenue.
A Look at AutoZone’s Key Ratios ahead of 4Q17 Earnings Report
Analyst estimates suggest the company could report positive year-over-year growth in its 4Q17 earnings and revenues.
Honda’s US Sales Rose for the 6th Consecutive Year in 2017
In December 2017, the American division of Honda Motor Company (HMC) reported a YoY (year-over-year) decrease of about 7.0% in its US market sales.
Why Another F-Series Sales Drop Could Make Ford Stock Nosedive
In November 2018, Ford F-Series truck US sales were at 72,102 units, a 0.9% YoY decrease.
Who Cares if It’s a Tent? Just Build Teslas Faster!
On June 16, Musk shared an image of the new Model 3 production line on Twitter, saying “Amazing work by Tesla team. Built entire new general assembly line in 3 weeks w minimal resources.”
July Jobs Report: Strong Numbers amid Trade Tension
The Department of Labor released the July jobs report on Friday morning. Amid the trade tensions, the July jobs report brought relief.
What Are Analysts’ Recommendations for Tesla?
As of April 5, Tesla stock had ~23% positive returns in the past year. According to analysts’ consensus, Tesla’s target price for the next year was $254.76.
How Did Ford Stock Fare in 4Q16?
Ford (F) is set to release its 4Q16 earnings report on January 26, 2017. It’s the second-largest US automaker by volume after General Motors (GM).
Why Did Honda Motor Launch NSX in Japan?
Honda Motor (HMC) has a market cap of $54.2 billion. It rose by 0.07% to close at $30.62 per share on August 25, 2016.
Moody’s Doesn’t Like the Idea of Tesla Going Private
Tesla (TSLA) has attracted enormous media coverage following Elon Musk’s idea of “taking Tesla private.” What does Moody’s say?
Thor Industries Reported Mixed Quarterly Results
Thor Industries (THO) has a market cap of $2.83 billion. After the earnings report for 4Q15, Thor stock rose by 0.96% to close at $54.56 per share.
How Ferrari’s Cash Flow Cycle Impacts Profitability
For the last three years, Ferrari (RACE) has been reporting gradual progress in EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization).
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.
How Are Analysts Rating Toyota in January 2018?
According to data collected by Thomson Reuters, about 38% of 24 analysts covering Toyota recommended a “buy.”
Why Greenlight started a new position in Lam Research Corporation
Greenlight disclosed a new position in Lam Research Corporation, which accounts for 1.01% of the fund’s 1Q 2014 portfolio.
Ferrari Stock Reaches New Heights despite Market Weakness
Last week, Ferrari stock (RACE) continued to trade positively, rising 9.2% to $148.90.
4Q17 Oil Price Recovery Could Hurt US Truck Demand
As of December 11, WTI crude oil futures were trading at 57.99 per barrel. Oil prices have witnessed a sharp recovery of ~12.2% in 4Q17.