Prometeon Tyre Group has signed an agreement for the amendment, restatement and extension of its 600 million euro senior financing, underwritten in March 2017, originally with a three-year duration. The new agreement allows the extension of the final maturity to March 2021 (with the possibility to further extend it to March 2022 at Prometeon’s discretion) at conditions in line with the current market.
Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB has seen a reduction in business from automotive-related customers during the first quarter of 2019, the company reported 26 April.
While sales grew 9% year-on-year to SEK9.38 billion (€884 million), Trelleborg said organic growth slowed at 1% compared to the preceding period.
Earnings (EBITDA) grew 1% to SEK1.38 billion, while EBIT margin fell to 13.8% from 15.1% in the prior-year first quarter.
Hanover, Germany — Continental Corp. has registered a 17.1% year-on-year decline in earnings on flat sales for the first quarter of 2019.
Adjusted EBITDA fell to €884 million for the first three months of the year, while sales grew 0.3% to €11 billion, Continental said in a release 26 April.
The company statement did not offer a breakdown of the business performance of its various divisions.
Shares in Michelin, which also reported better-than-expected results for 2018 late on Monday, were up 7.5 percent in early session trading. The stock was the best performer on France’s benchmark CAC-40 index.
“Michelin is able to sustain premium price points, while concurrently gaining market share – this is the perfect recipe for earnings growth,” analysts at Citigroup wrote in a note, keeping a “buy” rating on Michelin shares.
Continental AG (OTCPK:CTTAF) is a high-quality German automotive manufacturing company specializing in tires and non-tire rubber products, auto parts, and future automotive technologies like autonomous driving and electric vehicle ecosystems. A confluence of factors, involving tariff threats from Trump, a cyclical slowdown in China, and production bottlenecks from EU emission regulations, has caused the stock to fall by almost 50%. The stock is now very cheap compared to its trading history, but the U.S. tariff threat looms large on the horizon. This article makes the argument for a speculative buy, where large gains could be made if U.S. tariffs don’t eventuate.
Shares of Goodyear Tire & Rubber (NASDAQ: GT) fell nearly 12% last month, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence . The global tire manufacturer owns a portfolio of 47 manufacturing facilities in 21 countries, but that planet-spanning diversification has turned into more of a liability in recent years.
Continental (XTER:CON)’s stock price has fallen due to industry-wide concerns about auto production volumes and tariffs, but we believe the company has superior end-market exposures and a lower risk profile than many of its peers. Continental’s tire business accounts for about 45% of the company’s earnings, and we find that it generates solid margins and returns relative to industry peers. Replacement tires account for a large portion of segment earnings and …
AKRON – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today said it will webcast its presentation at the 2018 Morgan Stanley Laguna Conference in California on Sept. 14, 2018 . Richard J. Kramer , chairman, chief executive officer and president, will provide a business overview. A live, audio-only webcast of the presentation will be available at 11:45 a.m. EDT ( 8:45 a.m. PDT ) on the company’s investor relations website: http://investor.goodyear.com.
MUNICH — Continental’s disappointing sales in China and Europe forced the car-parts maker to cut its revenue forecast. In addition, the company said spending on new technology is weighing on profitability. Shares plunged the most since 2009. The world’s second-biggest automotive supplier expects revenue of 46 billion euros ($53 billion) for the year, excluding currency effects, 1 billion euros lower than a previous target, the Hanover, Germany-based Continental said Wednesday in a statement.
Milan – Pirelli C & SpA has posted strong growth in earnings (adjusted EBIT before start-up costs) for the first six months of the year, despite a decline in sales.
In the six months to end of June, the Italian tire maker posted a 6.8% rise in earnings at €473.3 million compared with the same period last year.
The improvement, said Pirelli in a 7 Aug financial statement, is linked to internal levers such as price/mix and efficiencies, which “more than offset” an increase in the cost…