Auto-related stocks: 1 buy & 1 hold

Demand for new cars continues to slow. That’s good news for both Genuine Parts and Snap-On, whose products and services help drivers extend the life of their existing vehicles. Even so, we feel Genuine’s wider variety of businesses give it a slight edge over Snap-On,… Read More

Genuine Parts buys rest of Inenco

GENUINE PARTS CO. $98 (New York symbol GPC; Income Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 146.8 million; Market cap: $14.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.8; Dividend yield: 3.1%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.genpt.com) has agreed to buy the remaining 65% of Inenco Group that it does not already… Read More

Buy these auto-related stocks for income

FORD MOTOR CO. $9 (New York symbol F, Cyclical-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 4.0 billion; Market cap: $36.0 billion; Dividend yield: 6.7%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.ford.com) holds 14.4% of the U.S. market, which means it’s only second to General Motors (with… Read More

Auto-related stocks: 1 buy & 1 hold

A good way to profit from slowing sales of new cars is with companies that help drivers extend the lives of their older vehicles. Right now, we see Genuine Parts as a better choice over Snap-On.
GENUINE PARTS CO. $100 (New York symbol GPC; Income Portfolio, Manufacturing… Read More