June 2, 2015 | 2:32 PM by Fahad Khalid | fkhalid@jaguaranalytics.com

Auto Sales – Big Beat

Auto sales today were excellent across the board:

  • GM: +3.0% (+0.1% expected)
  • Ford: -1.3% (-3.1% expected)
  • Fiat Chrysler: +4.0% (+2.6% expected)
  • Nissan: -0.8% (-2.4% expected)
  • Toyota: -0.3% (-1.8% expected)

A simple derivative play would be to look at Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT). It stands to reason that increasing automotive sales are good for this supplier. With that in mind, GT looks cheap at the moment, with P/S 0.47, and forward PE 10.36, both under industry average, and we like GT at this point.

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