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PAG

Penske Automotive

$45.28

1.06 (2.40%)

, DDAIF

Daimler AG

$70.86

-0.07 (-0.10%)

16:40
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04/10
16:40
04/10/17
16:40

Penske Automotive buys Mercedes-Benz dealership in Phoenix

Penske Automotive (PAG) announced that it has acquired Schumacher European, LTD., a Mercedes-Benz (DDAIF) and Sprinter dealership in Phoenix, Arizona. This new dealership is located contiguous to the company's Scottsdale 101 Auto Collection which currently represents fifteen franchises. The acquisition is expected to generate estimated annual revenue of approximately $250M. The company now operates nine Mercedes-Benz dealerships in the United States.

PAG

Penske Automotive

$45.28

1.06 (2.40%)

DDAIF

Daimler AG

$70.86

-0.07 (-0.10%)

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PAG Penske Automotive
$45.28

1.06 (2.40%)

10/13/16
EVER
10/13/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $39
EVER
Sell
Penske Automotive downgraded to Sell from Hold at Evercore ISI
Evercore ISI analyst Michael Montani downgraded Penske Automotive to Sell to reflect the likely decline in UK sales due to Brexit and a peak in the US market. Montani said sees risk to Penske's UK sales that are 33% of revenues and said they are likely to decline in the low double digits. He sees UK registrations dropping 10%+ over a 2-3 years and expects Street estimates to adjust down for a flat to down US retail SAAR. Montani has a $39 price target on Penske shares.
02/01/17
SUSQ
02/01/17
INITIATION
Target $63
SUSQ
Positive
Penske Automotive initiated with a Positive at Susquehanna
Susquehanna initiated Penske Automotive with a Positive and a $63 price target.
02/02/17
02/02/17
INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Kite Pharma (KITE) and Juno Therapeutics (JUNO) were initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush. 2. Penske Automotive (PAG) was initiated with a Positive at Susquehanna, while Lithia Motors (LAD) and Group 1 Automotive (GPI) were initiated with a Neutral. 3. Nevsun Resources (NSU) initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital. 4. Corcept Therapeutics (CORT) initiated with a Buy at Ladenburg. 5. Iteris (ITI) initiated with a Buy at Craig-Hallum. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
03/20/17
03/20/17
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Susquehanna cautious on auto dealers due to falling profits
Susquehanna analyst Ali Faghri said he was cautious on the auto dealers citing weak Q4 financial results as gross profits deteriorated, inventory levels have become elevated, and used car price declines are accelerating. Faghri favors Penske Automotive (PAG) and KarMax (KMX) due to their diverse business model but he sees a downside bias to Autonation (AN), Lithia Motors (LAD), and Group 1 Automotive. (GPI).
DDAIF Daimler AG
$70.86

-0.07 (-0.10%)

01/30/17
RBCM
01/30/17
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Auto executives say Trump policies to be a 'net positive,' says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Joseph Spak says that auto executives, after speaking with Trump administration officials, predict that the administration's policies will be "net positive" for auto OEMs. Spak says that "pretty much" every company with whom he spoke says that the risk from the policies will be "manageable," The analyst adds that executives who met with administration officials expect " rationality on some of the extreme measures will prevail," while measures such as a reduced corporate tax and less regulation will provide "offsets." Publicly traded companies in the space include Daimler AG (DDAIF), Fiat Chrysler (FCAU), Ford (F), General Motors (GM), Honda (HMC), Nissan (NSANY), Toyota (TM) and Volkswagen (VLKAY).
02/08/17
SBSH
02/08/17
DOWNGRADE
SBSH
Neutral
Daimler AG downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi
Citi downgraded Daimler AG to Neutral and removed the shares from its Focus List Europe.
03/08/17
MSCO
03/08/17
NO CHANGE
Target $305
MSCO
Overweight
Morgan Stanley questions if Tesla might seek partner help to meet capital needs
Morgan Stanley Adam Jonas noted that Tesla (TSLA) has historically brought in strategic partners at important points in its history to participate in its capital formation - pointing to its prior deals with Daimler (DDAIF), Panasonic (PCRFY) and Toyota (TM) - and he wonders if Tesla, which is targeting higher spending for its launch of the Model 3, may now see another opportunity to explore getting help from new or existing partners to meet its capital needs. However, Jonas noted that he is "not aware of any possible initiatives in this respect." The analyst, who ascribes a valuation of $233 per share to the core automotive business, "zero valuation" for Energy generation and storage and sees upside from the value he ascribes to its Tesla Mobility segment, reiterates an Overweight rating and $305 price target on Tesla shares.
03/30/17
JPMS
03/30/17
NO CHANGE
JPMS
Underweight
JPMorgan views feedback in Europe as negative for Tesla
JPMorgan analyst Ryan Brinkman says the commentary he heard during his firm's three day Europe Autos Tour can be construed negatively for Tesla (TSLA). Daimler (DDAIF) discussed fielding 10 new electric vehicles through 2025 while the Director of Mercedes-Benz Cars Product Strategy & Planning stated that he spends up to 70% of his time on electric vehicles, Brinkman told investors in a research note earlier today. On top of increased competition for Tesla, the commentary indicated that new electric vehicle margins will not be as positive as the automakers' internal combustion engine vehicles, the analyst adds. Brinkman continues to believe that governments around the world are creating "buyer's markets" in electric vehicles, with "automakers incentivized to market electric vehicles at price points not designed to turn a profit in and of themselves." The analyst maintained an Underweight rating on Tesla shares. The electric carmaker is up 1% to $280.20 in morning trading.

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VPG

Vishay Precision

$27.30

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IWM

iShares Trust Russell 2000 Index Fund

$159.21

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, RUT

Russell 2000 Index

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LPTH

LightPath

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Citi

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TWTR

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XLF

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