Trucks & Other Vehicles

(NAV) Navistar International Earnings Preview

Navistar International Corporation (NAV) is expected to release its fourth quarter 2012 before the market opens on December 19. The company posted a loss of $1.48 per share in the third quarter of fiscal 2012, ended on July 31, 2012....

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(NAV) Navistar International – Bear of the Day

Navistar International (NAV) is one of the largest truck producers after Daimler and PACCAR. However, we are worried about its mounting research and development expenses on the back of stricter regulations by the government, where...

27Sep2012 | | Comments Off on (NAV) Navistar International – Bear of the Day | Continued

(NAV) Navistar International Ratings Cut by Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings has lowered the long-term issuer default rating of Navistar International Corporation (NAV) and its subsidiary Navistar Financial Corporation (NFC) to “B+” from “BB-.” Fitch has also downgraded...

16Jul2012 | | Comments Off on (NAV) Navistar International Ratings Cut by Fitch Ratings | Continued

(NAV) Navistar International – Bear of the Day

Navistar International (NAV) is one of the largest truck producers after Daimler and PACCAR. But we are worried about its mounting research and development expenses on the back of stricter regulations by the government, from whom it...

14Jun2012 | | Comments Off on (NAV) Navistar International – Bear of the Day | Continued

(NAV) Navistar International Misses Earnings Badly

Navistar International Corporation (NAV) reported a loss of $137 million or $1.99 per share (excluding special items) in the second quarter of 2012 ended on April 30, 2012, in sharp contrast to a profit of $102 million or $1.30 per...

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(NAV) Be Aware of Egypt’s Impact on Your Portfolio – AAII Investor Update

What impact should Egypt have on your investing decisions?

The answer is not much, unless you believe you have particularly good insight into Middle East affairs. My rationale is that Egypt accounts for a small portion of the world economy and, more importantly, that the events unfolding are...

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(NAV) Navistar International Beats The Street but Profits Fall

Navistar International Corporation (NAV) posted a decline in profit of $49 million or 68 cents per share in the fourth quarter of its fiscal year ended October 31, 2010 from $86 million or $1.19 per share in the same quarter of prior...

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(PCAR) PACCAR Incorporated – Bull of the Day

We have upgraded our rating from Neutral to Outperform on PACCAR (PCAR), a designer and manufacturer of premium light, medium and heavy duty trucks. PACCAR maintains a robust market share, bolstered by strong growth in Mexico and...

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(NAV) Navistar International Signs Six-Year Agreement with Otokar

The Engine group of Navistar International Corp. (NAV) has entered a six-year agreement with Turkish commercial and military vehicles manufacturer, Otokar, to supply diesel engines. Otokar is a member company of the Turkey-based industrial...

12Jul2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PCAR) PACCAR First Quarter 2010 Earnings Scorecard

PACCAR Inc. (PCAR) reported its first quarter earnings for 2010 on April 20, 2010, outperforming the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 4 cents per share. The market reacted positively, with share prices rising in the subsequent days.

Analysts...

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(PCAR) PACCAR Reports First Quarter Profits More than Double

PACCAR Inc. (PCAR) has reported a profit of $68.3 million or 19 cents per share in the first quarter of 2010, which is more than double compared to $26.3 million or 7 cents per share in the prior-year quarter. With this, the truck...

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(NAV) Navistar International Analyst Raises Guidance

Navistar International Corp. (NAV) has upgraded its financial outlook for fiscal 2010 ended October 31, 2010. The upsurge was driven by a military truck order of $750 million, won by the company in February this year, to manufacture...

12Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(FSS) Federal Signal Corporation gets a buy signal

Financial Tides observed one of the fastest rising S&P 400 stocks. Federal Signal Corporation – (FSS) is a manufacturer and worldwide supplier of safety, signaling...

25Mar2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(NAV) Navistar International Shows Breakeven Results

Navistar International Corporation (NAV) has reported breakeven results for the first quarter of fiscal 2010 ended January 31, 2010, before non-recurring items. This compares to the Zacks Consensus Estimate of earnings of 92 cents...

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(PCAR) U.S. Productivity & Standard of Living

The nation’s productivity, or output per hour worked Incorporatedreased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.9% in the fourth quarter. That is up substantially from the preliminary estimate of a 6.2% increase.

The 6.9% is a slowdown from the 7.8% rate in the third quarter and the...

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(PCAR) PACCAR Maintains Profitability

PACCAR Inc. (PCAR) has posted a profit of $57.5 million or 16 cents per share (excluding special items), compared to $113.1 million or 31 cents per share in the same quarter of 2008. With this, the company outdid the Zacks Consensus...

30Jan2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(NAV) Navistar International Corporation Downgrades 2010 Outlook

Navistar International Corp. (NAV) projected earnings per share of $1.75 to $2.25 for fiscal 2010 ended Oct 31, 2009, in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This was narrower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate...

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(NAV) Navistar International Exceeds Earnings Expectations

Navistar International Corporation (NAV) showed a profit of $128 million or $1.77 per share, before special items, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2009 ended Oct 31, 2009. With this, the truck maker exceeded the Zacks Consensus Estimate...

28Dec2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PCAR) Paccar Tumbles on Weak Growth

Paccar Inc. (PCAR) reported third quarter net income of $13.0 million or 4 cents per share, compared to a net income of $299 million or 82 cents per share in the prior-year quarter. Results were substantially short of the Zacks Consensus...

29Oct2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(NAV) Navistar International Hit by Weak Truck Market

Navistar International Corporation (NAV) has showed a net loss of $35 million, or 49 cents per share for the third quarter of fiscal 2009 ended Oct. 31, 2009. The results include increased provisions for income taxes and exclude the extraordinary gain from the asset acquisition of...

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(PCAR) Moody’s Gives Downgrade to Paccar

Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded its outlook on Paccar Inc. (PCAR) and its main financing arm to Negative from Stable, expecting the heavy truck maker to continue to face difficulties due to a slump in truck...

25Aug2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(FRPT) Force Protection – forward P/E multiple of just over 11X, in line with the overall market

Force Protection, Inc.’s (FRPT) share price has more than doubled in just the last 2 months after beginning a steady trend higher in mid November. The current-year estimate is up to 58 cents per share, more than a 400% earnings grwoth projection.

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