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  • Natural gas transportation building speed

    By Howard Rothman - August 19, 2013 | Tickers: CLNE, GE, PCAR, RDS-A, WPRT

    Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, does not have the best public image these days. But love it or loath it, the fruit of this increasingly employed drilling technology — natural gas — has upended the traditional fuel business.

    In the process, natural gas is also radically transforming the transportation industry. As it does, a number of companies that have moved in early, both large and emerging, are poised to reap significant benefits.

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  • I'd Own One of These Three Automakers

    By Phillip Woolgar - August 15, 2013 | Tickers: OSK, PCAR, TTM

    With several automakers stealing much of the headlines, it's easy to ignore other large, and potentially profitable, players in the industry. So before deciding which car manufacturer to add to your portfolio, don't forget to check out these three firms that 

    Oshkosh needs further diversification

    Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) has managed to secure major deals with the United States army, and it will need to continue to do so more »

  • Billionaire Carl Icahn Revs His Engine

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - July 30, 2013 | Tickers: NAV, OSK, PCAR

    Following a deal with the management of Navistar International (NYSE: NAV) that allows both him and fellow activist investor Mark Rachesky of MHR Fund Management to control up to 20% of the company each, billionaire Carl Icahn has reported a total of over 13 million shares of the stock in his portfolio. Following these most recent purchases, Icahn is nearing 17% of the vehicle and vehicle parts company, and he more »

  • Can Ford Continue to Create Shareholder Value?

    By Anjum Khan - July 11, 2013 | Tickers: F, PCAR, TSLA

    Ford (NYSE: F) is still far from being given its due. With an increasing demand for automobiles in North America and Ford’s expansion plans in the Asia Pacific (particularly China) region, the company is definitely on a roll. Let us have a look at some of the key positives that will continue to create shareholder value. The current undervaluation bolsters the case for buying Ford now.

    Company overview

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  • This Truck Business Could Surge on Its Turnaround

    By Anh HOANG - June 27, 2013 | Tickers: BAESY.PK, NAV, PCAR

    When a top executive of a corporation resigns, the market reacts negatively most of the time. Navistar (NYSE: NAV) recently announced that its CFO, Andrew Cederoth, was leaving the company at the end of this month. Right after the news, Navistar's stock prices dropped by nearly 5.5% in after hours trading. The company's share price has experienced a significant fall since the middle of May 2013, going more »

  • Which Names to Buy Amid an Improving Truck Market

    By Zain Abbas - June 24, 2013 | Tickers: CMI, NAV, PCAR

    The trucking industry has been in the news recently, especially after the market viewed some optimism in the last earnings season. Performance of this industry is important, as it is a leading indicator of the health of the economy. Recently, some numbers relevant to the trucking industry were released, which can help us understand the industry’s performance.

    Positive numbers

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  • Industrials and the Curse of the European Economy

    By Zain Abbas - May 30, 2013 | Tickers: MOD, PCAR, TEX

    Trouble in the European economy has posed threats to many industries and punished many companies in the form of declining profitability. Industrials have been no exception. However, in this situation, it will be interesting to analyze how different companies in the industrial sector are coping with this downturn.

    An HVAC player

    Normally, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) has less to do with how an economy is performing, given that it more »

  • 5 Reasons Bulls Will Have Their Way With This Stock

    By Neha Chamaria - May 17, 2013 | Tickers: CAT, CMI, NAV, PCAR

    PACCAR’s (NASDAQ: PCAR) first-quarter numbers were a bummer. Top and bottom lines missed Street estimates and the truck maker didn’t have anything substantial to say about the year ahead. Yet PACCAR’s stock has surprisingly gained momentum after the earnings announcement, rising more than 8% (as of this writing) since then.

    Do bulls really have a reason to stay active in the stock, or is the run going more »

  • 2 Truck OEM stocks to Buy, 1 to Hold

    By Zain Abbas - April 28, 2013 | Tickers: CMI, NAV, PCAR

    The global truck market has been showing different colors in different regions of the world. Emerging economies have been witnessing cyclical upside in truck markets. Brazil has been a super example of it, where demand for trucks accelerated ahead of expectations. However, the freight activity in the US and Europe remain far from a strong revival. This raises the question - which stocks to buy?

    Which is the best bet?

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  • 1 Solid Reason to Buy This Stock if It Falters on Earnings

    By Neha Chamaria - April 23, 2013 | Tickers: CAT, CMI, PCAR, TTM, WPRT

    If you want an idea of where the economy is headed to this year, Cummins (NYSE: CMI) is one stock you need to keep on your radar over the next few days. As a company that caters largely to the critical North American trucking industry, Cummins can tell us a good deal about how things are shaping up for the economy.

    The engine maker is set to report its first-quarter more »

  • Pull Your Money Out of This Stock Before Next Week

    By Neha Chamaria - April 17, 2013 | Tickers: CMI, NAV, OSK, PCAR, WPRT

    Of the several industrial companies that will report their quarterly numbers next week, one I am going to watch closely is PACCAR (NASDAQ: PCAR). Despite the underlying weakness in the trucking industry, PACCAR’s stock has kept its positive momentum, gaining 8% year to date. It hit its 52-week high barely a month ago.

    Yet, the truck maker might find it hard to keep up this momentum, because several things more »

  • Pull Your Money Out of This Stock Before Next Week

    By Neha Chamaria - April 17, 2013 | Tickers: CMI, NAV, OSK, PCAR, WPRT

    Of the several industrial companies that will report their quarterly numbers next week, one I am going to watch closely is PACCAR (NASDAQ: PCAR). Despite the underlying weakness in the trucking industry, PACCAR’s stock has kept its positive momentum, gaining 8% year to date. It hit its 52-week high barely a month ago.

    Yet, the truck maker might find it hard to keep up this momentum, because several things more »

  • Understanding the Truck Market Through Macro Data

    By Zain Abbas - April 16, 2013 | Tickers: ALSN, CMI, PCAR

    The trucking industry has been in the news recently, especially after the market viewed some optimism in the recently held Mid-America Truck Show. Performance of this industry is important, as it is a leading indicator of the health of the economy. Recently, some numbers relevant to the trucking industry were released which can help us understand the industry’s performance.

    Class 8 orders continue upward trajectory in February

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  • Understanding the Truck Market Through Macro Data

    By Zain Abbas - April 16, 2013 | Tickers: ALSN, CMI, PCAR

    The trucking industry has been in the news recently, especially after the market viewed some optimism in the recently held Mid-America Truck Show. Performance of this industry is important, as it is a leading indicator of the health of the economy. Recently, some numbers relevant to the trucking industry were released which can help us understand the industry’s performance.

    Class 8 orders continue upward trajectory in February

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  • Pull Your Money Out of This Stock Before Next Week

    By Neha Chamaria - April 15, 2013 | Tickers: CMI, NAV, OSK, PCAR, WPRT

    Of the several industrial companies that will suit up with their quarterly numbers next week, one I am going to watch closely is PACCAR (NASDAQ: PCAR). Despite the underlying weakness in the trucking industry, PACCAR’s stock has kept its chin up, gaining 8% year to date. It hit its 52-week high barely a month ago.

    Yet, the truck maker might find it hard to keep up the momentum, because more »

  • A Couple of Interesting Pair Trades

    By Bob Chandler - April 13, 2013 | Tickers: NKE, PCAR, SON, FINL

    When the stock market looks especially volatile, a pairs trade is a strategy worth considering. The idea is to match a long position with a short position in two stocks that have a relevant correlation. I usually buy an undervalued stock and short an overvalued stock in the same industry or with the same general economic attributes.

    This strategy also adds a market hedge, theoretically. For example, if stocks plunge more »

  • A Couple of Interesting Pair Trades

    By Bob Chandler - April 13, 2013 | Tickers: NKE, PCAR, SON, FINL

    When the stock market looks especially volatile, a pairs trade is a strategy worth considering. The idea is to match a long position with a short position in two stocks that have a relevant correlation. I usually buy an undervalued stock and short an overvalued stock in the same industry or with the same general economic attributes.

    This strategy also adds a market hedge, theoretically. For example, if stocks plunge more »

  • Understanding the Truck Market Through Macro Data

    By Zain Abbas - April 4, 2013 | Tickers: ALSN, CMI, PCAR

    The trucking industry has been in the news recently, especially after the market viewed some optimism in the recently held Mid-America Truck Show. Performance of this industry is important, as it is a leading indicator of the health of the economy. Recently, some numbers relevant to the trucking industry were released which can help us understand the industry’s performance.

    Class 8 orders continue upward trajectory in February

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  • Understanding Truck Market Through Macro Data

    By Zain Abbas - March 29, 2013 | Tickers: ALSN, CMI, PCAR

    The trucking industry has been in the news recently, especially after the market viewed some optimism in the recently held Mid-America Truck Show. Performance of this industry is important, as it is a leading indicator of the health of the economy. Recently, some numbers relevant to the trucking industry were released which can help us understand the industry’s performance.

    Class 8 orders continue upward trajectory in February

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  • Have You Already Put Your Money on This Turnaround Story?

    By Neha Chamaria - March 19, 2013 | Tickers: CAT, CMI, NAV, PCAR

    If only I had faith in this company. If only I had followed Carl Icahn’s footsteps. If only I had put in something in this stock. Just some of the thoughts haunting investors who gave Navistar International (NYSE: NAV) a miss after a tragic 2012. After all, the beleaguered truck maker’s stock has gained a mind boggling 51% in last six trading days (till March 12) alone.

    Better-than-expected more »

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