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Risk-to-Price Commentary: BorgWarner Inc. Apr 11
Standard & Poors, April 2011
Shares in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. rallied more than 12% Friday after the tire company reported a first-quarter profit that trounced the Capital IQ consensus. Total sales climbed to a record high $5.4 billion on strength in North America. "Improvement in North American Tire is a critical element to achieving our targets. North American Tire's first quarter performance strengthens my confidence in our future," Goodyear CEO Richard Kramer stated. Goodyear reported a profit of $0.51 per share, while analysts expected $0.11. A year ago, the company earned $0.18 per share. The news from Goodyear follows a bullish report from the recovering Ford Motor Co. earlier in the week. On April 26, Ford reported first-quarter earnings of $0.62 per share,...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.,The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.,Johnson Controls Inc.,Harley-Davidson Inc.,Ford Holdings Inc.,Harley-Davidson Funding Corp.,BorgWarner Inc.
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Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.,The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.,Johnson Controls Inc.,Harley-Davidson Inc.,Ford Holdings Inc.,Harley-Davidson Funding Corp.,BorgWarner Inc.