Daimler AG (DDAIF) - OTCPK - Current
  • Thu, Feb. 4, 6:41 AM
    • Daimler AG (OTCPK:DDAIF): Q4 EPS of €1.90
    • Revenue of €40.43B (+13.1% Y/Y)
    • Record unit sales of 2.9M (+12% Y/Y) vehicles sold in 2015.
    • The board proposed highest ever dividend of €3.25 from €2.45 in 2014.
    • The company expects growth in unit sales, revenue and EBIT from ongoing business in 2016.
    | Thu, Feb. 4, 6:41 AM
  • Tue, Feb. 2, 9:00 AM
    • January monthly performance was: -3.38%
    • AUM of $15.3B
    • 52-week performance vs. the S&P 500 is: -10%
    • No dividends were paid in January
    • Top 10 Holdings as of 12/31/2015: Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (OTCPK:AHBIF): 6.15%, Siemens AG (OTCPK:SMAWF): 4.85%, Telefonica SA (OTCPK:TEFOF): 4.81%, Daimler AG (OTCPK:DDAIF): 4.71%, Unilever NV DR (OTCPK:UNLNF): 4.61%, Banco Santander SA (OTCPK:BCDRF): 4.3%, Sanofi SA (OTCPK:SNYNF): 4.15%, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA): 3.74%, Bayer AG (OTCPK:BAYZF): 3.24%, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (OTCPK:BAMXF): 3.18%
    | Tue, Feb. 2, 9:00 AM | 3 Comments
  • Mon, Jan. 18, 10:29 AM
    • European car registrations rose 16.6% in December to 1,109,927 units.
    • Registrations for 2015 ended 9.3% higher at 13,713,526 units. A strong recovery in Spain and Italy contributed significantly, while volume leader Germany saw a steady gain of 5.6% amid a challenging year in the domestic market.
    • 2015 European market share by manufacturer: Volkwagen Group (OTCPK:VLKAY) 24.8%, Peugeot (OTCPK:PEUGF) 10.4%, Renault (OTC:RNSDF) 9.6%, Ford (NYSE:F) 7.2%, Opel (NYSE:GM) 6.7%, BMW (OTCPK:BAMXY) 6.6%, Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) 6.1%, Daimler (OTCPK:DDAIF) 5.9%, Toyota (NYSE:TM) 4.3%, Nissan (OTCPK:NSANY) 3.9%, Hyundai (OTC:HYMLF) 3.3%, Kia (OTC:HYMLF) 2.7%, Volvo (OTCPK:GELYF) 2.0%, Mazda (OTCPK:MZDAY) 1.5%, Suzuki (OTCPK:SZKMY) 1.3%, Jaguar Land Rover (NYSE:TTM) 1.3%.
    | Mon, Jan. 18, 10:29 AM | 5 Comments
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  • Mon, Jan. 11, 5:07 AM
    • Stocks in Europe are battling to shake off another sharp turn lower in China.
    • Gains of under 1% are being put in by the FTSE 100, CAC 40, and DAx 30.
    • A recovery in German automaker stocks Volkswagen (OTCPK:VLKAY) and Daimler (OTCPK:DDAIF) has helped to shift the focus back toward European corporate news.
    • The VStoxx volatility-measuring Index is showing little reaction to the earlier tumble in Asian stocks.
    • U.S. stock futures are also pointing higher in early action.
    | Mon, Jan. 11, 5:07 AM | 3 Comments
  • Fri, Jan. 8, 8:24 AM
    • Mercedes-Benz (OTCPK:DDAIF) reports sales in December rose 9.1% to 178,017 vehicles.
    • Sales growth in China over 33%, easily outpaced the 11% gain in Europe and 4% rise in the U.S.
    • Total 2015 Mercedes sales were up 13.4% to 1,871,511 vehicles.
    • China became the brand's biggest market during the year.
    | Fri, Jan. 8, 8:24 AM | 4 Comments
  • Wed, Jan. 6, 3:10 PM
    • Truck orders rose sharply in December on a M/M basis, according to forecaster FTR.
    • Net orders were up 70% from the level seen in November to 27,800 units. The monthly volume was down 36% from last year's mark.
    • The improvement seen in December isn't expected to be enough to reverse some planned production cuts in the sector.
    • Related stocks: PCAR, OTCPK:VOLVY, NAV, CMI, OTCPK:DDAIF.
    | Wed, Jan. 6, 3:10 PM | 3 Comments
  • Tue, Jan. 5, 12:47 PM
    • Mercedes-Benz (OTCPK:DDAIF) unit sales +1.7% to 38,918 units.
    • Mercedes brand sales +0.6% to 34,203 units. Van sales were up 23% to 4,046 units,
    • Sales growth by Mercedes class: C-Class -15% to 7,023; E-Class -2% to 4,999; S-Class -24% to 2,163; GL-Class -16% to 2,849, GLE-Class 6,310 (new); GLC-Class 4,062 (new).
    | Tue, Jan. 5, 12:47 PM
  • Mon, Jan. 4, 9:03 AM
    • December monthly performance was: -7.06%
    • AUM of $16.8B
    • 52-week performance vs. the S&P 500 is: -3%
    • $4.00 in dividends were paid in December
    • Top 10 Holdings as of 11/30/2015: Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (OTCPK:AHBIF): 6.29%, Siemens AG (OTCPK:SMAWF): 5.08%, Telefonica SA (OTCPK:TEFOF): 5.0%, Daimler AG (OTCPK:DDAIF): 4.75%, Unilever NV DR (OTCPK:UNLNF): 4.58%, Banco Santander SA (OTCPK:BCDRF): 4.38%, Sanofi SA (OTCPK:SNYNF): 4.08%, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA): 4.05%, Bayer AG (OTCPK:BAYZF): 3.34%, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (OTCPK:BAMXF): 3.23%
    | Mon, Jan. 4, 9:03 AM
  • Dec. 28, 2015, 1:13 PM
    • European car registrations rose 13.7% in November to 1,085,259 units.
    • Registrations growth by manufacturer: Volkwagen Group (OTCPK:VLKAY) +4.1% to 263,797 units; Peugeot (OTCPK:PEUGF) +13.6% to 112,327 units; Renault (OTC:RNSDF) +14.7% to 106,166 units; Ford (NYSE:F) +20.5% to 76,193 units; Opel (NYSE:GM) +18.3% to 74,269 units; BMW (OTCPK:BAMXY) +10.1% to 72,871 units; Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) +18.6% to 67,088 units; Daimler (OTCPK:DDAIF) +22.8% to 67,444 units; Toyota (NYSE:TM) +6.1% to 45,464 units; Nissan (OTCPK:NSANY) +5.4% to 37,699 units; Mazda (OTCPK:MZDAY) +38% to 15,641 units.
    • For the year, the automakers increasing their market share the most have been Fiat Chrysler (+30 bps to 6.3%), Daimler (+40 bps to 5.8%), and Nissan (+30 bps to 4.0%).
    | Dec. 28, 2015, 1:13 PM | 12 Comments
  • Dec. 22, 2015, 3:32 PM
    • TrueCar forecasts new automobile sales will increase 12.8% Y/Y in December to 1,699,600 units.
    • A boost in end-of-year promotional activity and macroeconomic factors helped spur sales, according to the research firm. The average incentive per unit is forecast to be up 3.9% Y/Y to $3,063 with Volkswagen and Hyundai firing off the largest increases.
    • Sales growth projections by manufacturer: BMW (OTCPK:BAMXY) +8.7% to 52.4, Daimler (OTCPK:DDAIF) +16.3% to 44.5K, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU) +19.8% to 233.3K, Ford (NYSE:F) +9.1% to 239.3K, General Motors (NYSE:GM) +12.1% to 307.7K, Honda (NYSE:HMC) +10.5% to 151.7K, Hyundai (OTC:HYMLF) +13.8% to 73.4K, Kia +29% to 58.8K, Nissan (OTCPK:NSANY) +17.9% to 138.3K, Subaru (OTCPK:FUJHY) +4.2% to 52K, Toyota (NYSE:TM) +11.3% to 239.4K, Volkswagen (OTCPK:VLKAY) -8.6% to 52.2K.
    | Dec. 22, 2015, 3:32 PM | 39 Comments
  • Dec. 16, 2015, 4:20 PM
    • Proposed rules in California would require drivers in the state to apply for a special driver's license before being allowed to use an autonomous car.
    • The self-driving car would also go through an independent test before being set free on the road.
    • Self-driving cars will only be available for lease if the proposed regulations are approved.
    • Controversial issues with where insurance liability will fall are still being hashed out.
    • Most automakers are dabbling with self-driving cars or autonomous features, while Alphabet has the most advanced program. However, by the looks of it the Alphabet concept vehicle could have trouble with the California DMV standards.
    • Previously: Ford wins permit for public testing of self-driving cars (Dec. 15 2015)
    • Related stocks: GM, F, FCAU, TSLA, HMC, TM, OTCPK:NSANY, OTCPK:BAMXY, OTCPK:DDAIF.
    | Dec. 16, 2015, 4:20 PM | 92 Comments
  • Dec. 9, 2015, 9:53 AM
    • The NHTSA proposes adding new safety categories to its ratings systems with an aim to accelerate technology innovation and integration.
    • Safety features such as forward collision warnings, blind-spot alerts, lane departure information, and rear cameras would be part of the ratings system under the changes.
    • The push from the regulator could help some auto suppliers such as Delphi Automotive (DLPH +1.4%) and Mobileye (MBLY +2.5%), notes the WSJ.
    • Autoliv (ALV +2.1%), WABCO Holdings (WBC +1.5%), Borg Warner (BWA +1.3%), and Meritor (MTOR +1.3%) are all ahead of market averages in early action today, perhaps due to the NHTSA strategy reveal.
    • Related auto stocks GM, F, TM, HMC, OTCPK:NSANY, OTCQX:VLKAY, OTCPK:DDAIF, OTCPK:BAMXY, TSLA, TTM, OTC:HYMLF.
    | Dec. 9, 2015, 9:53 AM | 71 Comments
  • Dec. 9, 2015, 4:58 AM
    • China plans to introduce a new round of auto purchase subsidies for rural residents that will cover vehicles with engines smaller than 1.6 liters, Bloomberg reports.
    • The country last introduced the subsidies (although not for passenger cars) in the depths of the global financial crisis to help prop up economic growth.
    • That spending helped propel the nation past the U.S. to become the largest market in the world for new vehicle sales.
    • Chinese automaker shares surged on the news: Geely Automobile (OTCPK:GELYY) +6.2%; Chongqing Changan Automobile +6.1% and BYD (OTCPK:BYDDY) +5.3%.
    • Other related tickers: OTC:CQCAF, OTCPK:GWLLF, OTCPK:GWLLY, KNDI, OTCPK:DNFGY, OTCPK:DNFGF, OTCPK:DDAIF, OTCQX:VLKAY, OTCPK:BAMXY, GM.
    | Dec. 9, 2015, 4:58 AM | 6 Comments
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Company Description
The Daimler Group is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world's biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles.
Industry: Auto Manufacturers - Major
Country: Germany