TITLE

Despite gains, Wall Street still fears suppliers

AUTHOR(S)
Sherefkin, Robert
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;07/10/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5883, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a study by A.T. Kearney Inc. on why Wall Street investors are wary about investing in the United States car supplies industry. High level of debt in the industry; Lack of sustained top financial performance; Pricing power held by carmakers; Comparison of the car supplies industry's performance to the performance of other industries.
ACCESSION #
3338919

 

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