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    Tech & Comm Services

    Goldman Sachs Lists Its Self-Driving Car Stock Picks

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Miscellaneous

    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.”

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    Why No Analyst Thinks You Should ‘Sell’ Honda Stock This Xmas

    According to the analysts’ consensus data, ~43% of the analysts covering Honda (HMC) recommend a “buy” as of December 12, while 57% recommend a “hold.”

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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%.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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%.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    Earnings Report

    What Could Drive Tesla’s Valuation Multiples in 4Q16?

    As of October 26, 2016, Tesla’s forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple was 26.4x.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    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%.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Earnings Report

    Did Lower China Shipments Hurt Ferrari’s Revenues?

    For 4Q16, Ferrari (RACE) reported net revenues of 836 million euros or $901 million. Revenues rose ~12% from about 744 million euros in 4Q15.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Miscellaneous

    What Analysts Recommend for Toyota in March 2018

    According to the latest data by Thomson Reuters, about 46.0% of 22 analysts covering Toyota recommended a “buy.”

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    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).

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    Factors That Could Drive Tesla’s Valuation Multiples in 3Q17

    On August 3, Tesla’s forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple was 38.9x.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Financials

    Overview: Shinzo Abe’s Abenomics

    Abenomics is an effort to pull the world’s third biggest economy, Japan, out of two decades of stagnation by expanding the money supply, freeing up regulations, and encouraging the yen to fall.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Miscellaneous

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Miscellaneous

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    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%.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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 […]

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.”

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Climate Change Risks: Look Beyond the Obvious

    When it comes to climate change risks, investors should look beyond the obvious sectors like fossil fuel and utilities. The VW (VLKAY) scandal has only reaffirmed this.

    By Ewen Cameron Watt
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    Consumer

    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.”

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How the Hennessy Japan Fund Investor Class Fared in September 2015

    The Hennessy Japan Fund (HJPNX) dived by 8.2% in September from the previous month—the worst performer in September among the nine funds we’re reviewing.

    By David Ashworth
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Did Norfolk Southern’s Intermodal Volumes Rise?

    Norfolk Southern’s intermodal volumes Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) total intermodal traffic rose 6.9% in the week ended January 28, 2017. Volumes in the reported week reached above 76,000 containers and trailers, compared with nearly 72,000 in the week ended January 30, 2016. NSC’s container traffic rose 6%, from ~65,000 units in the week ended January 30, […]

    By Samuel Prince
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    Consumer

    Tesla’s Deliveries Underwhelm, but TSLA Gets a ‘Buy’ Nod

    Tesla reported its Q3 deliveries of 97,000—a record. Tesla’s deliveries fell short of expectations of 98,000, leading its stock to slide 5% after hours.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Consumer

    Did GM Maintain the Right Balance between Retail and Fleet Sales in August?

    In August 2016, General Motors sold more than 256,000 total vehicles in the United States, which was about 5% lower than its sales in August 2015.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How the Fed’s Rate Hike Could Affect Ford’s Business

    Apart from one-time costs related to vehicle recalls, sinking profitability in Ford’s truck segment could be the key factor driving Ford’s margins down.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Are You Thinking about Diversifying Your Portfolio?

    Geographical diversification allows your portfolio to keep earning returns in case your primary geography has not been doing well.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Stronger F-Series Sales Are Helping Ford in Bad Times

    In July 2018, Ford Motor Company’s (F) F-Series truck US sales were at 70,949 units.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are Ferrari’s Key Geographical Markets?

    Stable demand and strong brand image have kept Ferrari (RACE) moving forward, regardless of adverse global economic conditions.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Drove General Motors’ US Sales Down in July 2017?

    In July 2017, GM’s total US vehicle sales stood at 226,107 vehicle units, about 15.4% lower than its July 2016 sales.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    General Motors’ Stock Chart Is No Better than Ford’s

    Last week, General Motors (GM) stock largely remained unchanged, and it ended the week with a minor 0.1% rise.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Miscellaneous

    Reviewing Ford’s Financial Metrics at the End of 1H17

    Ford Motor Company’s F-Series trucks have been the key strength of its US product portfolio for more than the last three decades.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Analysts Rate Tesla Stock after Its 4Q17 Deliveries Data

    According to the data compiled by Reuters on January 8, 2018, about 32.0% of the analysts covering Tesla (TSLA) gave its stock “buy” ratings.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Ford versus Trump: What Options Does the Company Have?

    If Trump maintains his tough stance, things could get worse for Ford. Any move by Trump to penalize Ford could hurt the company’s small car business.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Earnings Report

    What Does Ford Credit’s Improving Performance Mean for Investors?

    Ford Credit is the financial services arm of Ford Motor Company (F). It offers a range of automotive financing products to its customers and dealers.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Can We Expect from US Auto Sales in November?

    According to Autodata, October 2017 US auto sales fell 1.3% YoY (year-over-year), after rising ~6.1% YoY in September.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Ferrari Spends So Extravagantly on Research and Development

    Ferrari spends extravagantly on research and development to stay ahead of its peers and to keep its products unique.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Automobile Companies to Benefit from Lower Commodity Prices

    The recent correction in commodity prices, especially steel, will benefit automobile companies. Raw material costs make up more than 45% of a vehicle’s production costs.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Was Honda’s US Sales Growth Better than Its Peers’?

    Honda Motor Company (HMC) is the second-largest Japanese automaker after Toyota Motor (TM). North America is the largest single market for Honda.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Earnings Report

    Inside Fiat Chrysler’s Valuation—Ahead of 1Q16 Results

    Fiat Chrysler’s forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple is 1.3x, which is much lower than GM’s and Ford’s multiples, which are 2.2x and 3.0x, respectively.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    Why Tesla Might Eventually Need to Cut Prices in China

    Today, Bloomberg reported that Tesla (TSLA) might reduce Model 3 prices in China by at least 20% next year. However, Teslarati has countered the claim

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Earnings Report

    What AutoZone’s Fiscal 3Q17 Results Mean for Investors

    During AutoZone’s fiscal 3Q17 earnings call, Bill Rhodes, AZO’s chief executive, expressed concerns about slowing growth rates.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    Tesla Down 5.4% Today: What’s Driving the Pessimism?

    Today, at 12:30 PM ET, Tesla (TSLA) stock was down 5.4% from the previous session’s closing price. Let’s take a look.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    Will Trade Deal with Mercosur Bloc Boost Colombia’s Auto Sector?

    Colombia (GXG) signed a deal with the Mercosur trade bloc on July 21, 2017, to allow the import of limited quantities of certain products without a tariff in the Colombian market.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Tesla’s Consumer Reports’ Reliability: Upside Ahead?

    Yesterday, Consumer Reports’ survey put Tesla Model S and Model 3 back on the recommended list based on their improved reliability.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Energy & Utilities

    Canadian National Railway: What Led Volume Growth in Week 35

    Since the beginning of 2017, Canadian National Railway (CNI) has continually kept its positive momentum. In the week ended September 2, 2017, CNI’s carloads rose 4.2%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    How Canadian Pacific Railway’s Volumes Compared to Peers

    Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) is Canada’s second-largest freight rail.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Consumer

    August 2017 NFP Data Could Be Positive for the Auto Industry

    In July, the US job market showed improvements. Overall, a continued uptrend in NFP data could be positive for US auto demand.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Miscellaneous

    Canadian Pacific Railway: Rise in Railcars Cover Intermodal Fall in Week 33

    Canadian Pacific Railway witnessed a volume loss in the intermodal space in week 33 of 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
  • Financials

    Why hedge funds show interest in Japanese ETFs

    DXJ tracks the performance of the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Index. The Index and the fund are designed to provide exposure to equity securities in Japan.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Consumer

    F-Series Sales Fell Again: Requires Ford’s Immediate Attention

    On December 3, Ford released its November US sales data. The company sold ~196,303 vehicle units in November in its home market.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Dalio: Japan Is Undergoing an ‘Ugly Deflationary Deleveraging’

    “Deleveraging” refers to reducing the debt level. With Japan’s debt burden, deleveraging the economy’s balance sheet seems more than imperative.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Citron’s Andrew Left Booked Profit in NIO: Should You?

    NIO (NIO) has been rising for the last five sessions in a row.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Tesla Model Y: Could It Be the Real ICE-Killer?

    Tesla achieved a surprise profit in Q3. During its Q3 earnings call, CEO Elon Musk noted that its Model Y could outsell its Models S, X, and 3 combined.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Consumer

    US Truck Sales Jumped 12% in September 2017

    September 2017 US auto sales (XLY) stood at 1.52 million vehicle units, about 6.1% higher than the 1.43 million vehicle units in September 2016.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Ford’s December Sales: F-Series Trucks Continued to Shine

    Previously, we looked at how Ford Motor Company’s (F) December 2016 sales data reflected optimism, as its retail sales rose 5% YoY (year-over-year).

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    What Do August Auto Lease Penetration Data Suggest?

    According to data compiled by Edmunds.com, the lease penetration rate in the US auto market in August 2016 was 29.7% compared to 28.2% in August 2015.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Did Citron Research’s Predictions for NIO Come True?

    Previously in this series, we looked at China’s declining overall vehicle sales for the last eight months.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    Reading the Analysts’ Yuletide Ratings for Toyota This Year

    According to the data collected by Thomson Reuters, ~38% of the 24 analysts covering Toyota recommend a “buy” for the stock, while 50% recommend a “hold.”

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    These Factors Hurt Honda’s US Sales in January 2018

    In January 2018, Honda Motor Company’s (HMC) American division reported a YoY (year-over-year) fall of ~1.7% in its US market sales volumes.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Ford’s European Sales Showcased Strength in February 2018

    Ford Motor Company (F) sold ~97,000 vehicle units in Europe in February 2018.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Ford’s Stock Turned Positive Last Week

    Ford sold ~204,000 vehicle units in the US in September, which represents a YoY fall of about 8%.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Hang Seng and Japanese Indexes Rose despite Faltering Trade

    Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index, which has been under severe pressure this quarter, was the best performing Asian index on June 19 with 2.56% gains. The index recorded its third consecutive gain.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Consumer

    Why GM Stock Posted Its Deepest Weekly Loss in a Year

    During the week ended November 3, General Motors (GM) stock settled at $42.34 with ~5.2% value erosion from the previous week’s closing price.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Toyota Motor Open a Parts Distribution Center?

    Toyota fell by 1.4% to close at $118.62 per share on August 26, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -0.84%, 7.1%, and -3.6%.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Consumer

    Auto Industry: Industrial Production in October

    According to the Fed’s latest release on November 16, 2017, the seasonally adjusted US Industrial Production Index stood at 106.14 in October 2017.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Harley-Davidson’s Financial Services Complement Its Core Business

    Under its retail financial services, Harley-Davidson Financial Services primarily provides installment lending for the purchase of new and used Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

    By Jitendra Parashar
  • Consumer

    Why geography matters so much in the automotive industry

    The U.S. market is dominated by truck sales, with trucks outselling cars at 51% of market share versus cars accounting for 49% of the market.

    By William Lowry, CFA
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    Earnings Report

    Should You Worry about Ferrari’s Flat Revenue in the Americas?

    While Greater China accounted for just 9% of the company’s total shipments, it’s still strategically important for Ferrari due to China’s future growth potential.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Ford Stock Is Falling despite Strong May Sales

    In the week ended June 23, 2017, Ford Motor Company (F) stock settled at $11.04 with a weekly fall of ~1.6%.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    What Analysts Recommend for GM Stock after 3Q17 Results

    According to the latest data compiled by Reuters, 46% of analysts covering General Motors have given “buy” recommendations on the stock, while 50% of analysts have given it “hold” recommendations.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Hang Seng Ends Flat after Protests and Nikkei 225 Slides Again

    Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index opened lower today and fell sharply in early trade in response to the political situation in the city. As life started getting back to normal in Hong Kong, the bulls returned and the index maintained upward momentum. The Hang Seng closed almost flat at the end of the session.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Drove GM’s Lower US Sales in January?

    In January 2017, General Motors’s retail vehicle sales stood at 155,010, down 4.9% compared to its retail sales in January 2016.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Ford Motor’s New Discussions and Appointments

    Ford (F) is in discussions with Changan Automobile Group to produce the Lincoln luxury line in Chongqing, making China the top market for this line.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Miscellaneous

    What Boosted Canadian Pacific’s Railcar Traffic in Week 2

    Canadian Pacific’s railcar traffic Calgary-based Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) posted a marginal gain of 0.6% in its carload traffic in the week ended January 13, 2018, from 29,000 carloads in the week ended January 14, 2017, to 29,300 units. The company’s volume growth was in tune with that of US railroads but contrasted with the decline […]

    By Samuel Prince
  • Consumer

    Must-know opportunities and risks for the automobile industry

    Global automobile manufacturers each have their form of globalizing their manufacturing, prompted by changes in the market. For GM and TM, the benefits of these programs will be delayed.

    By William Lowry, CFA
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    Industrials

    Norfolk Southern’s Intermodal Volumes in Focus

    Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) total intermodal traffic rose slightly by 2.9% in the week ended August 27, 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Norfolk Southern’s Intermodal Volumes Slumped in the First Week of 2017

    NSC’s total intermodal traffic fell 13.4% in the first week of 2017. Volumes reached ~60,000 containers and trailers, as compared to ~70,000 one year ago.

    By Samuel Prince
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