Darspal S Mann
John Leonard, CFA
Mon, Mar. 7, 2:07 PM
- Select auto parts stocks are higher after Westport Innovations (WPRT +14%) and Fuel Systems Solutions (FSYS +4.9%) update their merger agreement.
- M&A speculation has increased this year in the auto parts group.
- Sector movers include Fenix Parts (FENX +11.4%), Federal-Mogul (FDML +9.4%), Accuride (ACW +8.3%), Superior Industries International (SUP +7.5%), and Stoneridge (SRI +8.3%).
- Previously: Westport signs amendment to merger agreement with Fuel Systems (Mar. 07 2016)
Wed, Jan. 20, 3:40 PM
- Auto suppliers Federal-Mogul Holdings (FDML +11.1%), Motorcar Parts of America (MPAA +6.2%), Gentherm (THRM +5%), Meritor (MTOR +4.3%), and Stonebridge (SRI +2.8%) are all showing outsized gains on the day, despite global stock market declines. The sector has been off to a volatile start this year.
- Tire stocks Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT +2.2%) and Cooper Tire & Rubber (CTB +0.7%) are also in solid shape today.
- Though some forecasts call for automobile sales growth to slow in China and the U.S. this year, strong demand from Europe is making up for some of the slack.
- Previously: European automobile market stays on promising track (Jan. 18 2016)
Tue, Jan. 5, 11:31 AM
- Many auto parts stocks are trailing off after key manufacturers (Ford, GM, Toyota, Fit Chrysler) miss forecasts with their December U.S. sales reports. The sector bounced last month when the rosy predictions first started piling in.
- Weakness in China this week may be impacting sentiment on certain auto parts names as well.
- Decliners include Modine Manufacturing (MOD -4.9%), Federal-Mogul (FDML -5.1%), Stoneridge (SRI -3.8%), American Axle & Manufacturing (AXL -3.1%), Delphi Automotive (DLPH -2.3%), Autoliv (ALV -2.3%), Meritor (MTOR -3.4%), Gentherm (THRM -2.3%), BorgWarner (BWA -1.8%), and Lear (LEA -2%).
Dec. 23, 2015, 1:35 PM
- Auto parts stocks are solid outperformers on the day. The rally could be a reaction to estimates from TrueCar and Kelley Blue Book that showed U.S. auto sales popped in December. Both research firms predict a 13% Y/Y increase in sales for the month.
- Notable advancers include Meritor (MTOR +4.5%), Dana Holding (DAN +3.9%), BorgWarner (BWA +3.2%), Stoneridge (SRI +2.7%), Tenneco (TEN +2.3%), Federal-Mogul (FDML +2.8%), Delphi Automotive (DLPH +1.9%), Allison Transmission (ALSN +2.1%), and Johnson Controls (JCI +2.1%).
Sep. 28, 2015, 2:09 PM| Sep. 28, 2015, 2:09 PM
Sep. 28, 2015, 12:43 PM
Sep. 22, 2015, 10:16 AM
- The automobile parts sector is down again to follow a rout of European automaker stocks earlier in the day led by the dismantling of shares of scandal-ridden Volkswagen.
- Losing business from Volkswagen is one concern, but a broader issue could be tighter emissions testing and compliance protocols in the industry.
- Decliners include Tenneco (TEN -7.5%), Delphi Automotive (DLPH -4.3%), Allison Transmission Holdings (ALSN -4%), Federal-Mogul Holdings (FDML -4.4%), Lear (LEA -3.3%), Meritor (MTOR -3.8%), Dana Holding (DAN -3.7%), Autoliv (ALV -3.4%), Modine Manufacturing (MOD -2.8%), Standard Motor Products (SMP -2.3%), Stoneridge (SRI -3.6%), American Axle & Manufacturing (AXL -2.5%), and Johnson Controls (JCI -2.3%).
- Previously: Volkswagen -35% in two-day drubbing after cheating scandal (Sep. 22 2015)
May 29, 2015, 10:39 AM
- Automobile industry supplier stocks are tilting lower after WABCO and Modine Manufacturing issued guidance below the expectations of analysts.
- F/X pressure and some uncertainty in the markets in Brazil and China are weighing on the sector.
- Decliners: WABCO (NYSE:WBC) -2.9%, Modine Manufacturing (NYSE:MOD) -2.5%, Meritor (NYSE:MTOR) -2.4%, Motorcar Parts of America (NASDAQ:MPAA) -2.3%, Westport Innovations (NASDAQ:WPRT) -2.0%, Federal-Mogul (NASDAQ:FDML) -1.8%, Stoneridge (NYSE:SRI) -1.3%, Lydall (NYSE:LDL) -1.3%, Cooper-Standard Holdings (NYSE:CPS) -1.2%.
Dec. 3, 2014, 10:06 AM
- There's a broad rally in auto parts stocks the day after major U.S. automakers reported largely favorable reports on November sales.
- News from China on aggressive plans by automakers to add capacity is also supporting the sector.
- Gainers: Stonebridge (NYSE:SRI) +2.7%, Tenneco (NYSE:TEN) +2.1%, Dana Holding (NYSE:DAN) +2.1%, Gentherm (NASDAQ:THRM) +1.8%, American Axle & Manufacturing (NYSE:AXL) +1.8%, Federal-Mogul Holdings (NASDAQ:FDML) +1.7%, Autoliv (NYSE:ALV) +1.5%, Johnson Controls (NYSE:JCI) +1.5%.
Aug. 19, 2013, 10:35 AM
May 20, 2013, 10:27 AM
A number of auto supplier stocks trade higher again as enthusiasm from last week on global demand spills over to early trading this week. A Goldman Sachs upgrade on Meritor (MTOR +6.7%) to a Buy rating is also helping to lift sentiment. Advancers: Federal-Mogul (FDML) +1.9%, Oshkosk (OSK) +1.4%, Icahn Enterprises (IEP) +2.8%, Stoneridge (SRI) +3.8%.| May 20, 2013, 10:27 AM
Sep. 24, 2012, 12:45 PM