Top 10 Forestry Companies To Buy For 2015: Lithia Motors Inc. (LAD)
Lithia Motors, Inc. operates as an automotive franchisee and retailer of new and used vehicles in the United States. The company sells new and used cars, and trucks; offers replacement parts; provides vehicle maintenance, warranty, paint, and repair services; and arranges related financing, service contracts, protection products, and credit insurance. As of February 22, 2013, the company offered 27 brands of new vehicles and various brands of used vehicles in 87 stores, as well as online at Lithia.com. Lithia Motors, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is based in Medford, Oregon.Advisors' Opinion:
- [By Garrett Cook]
In trading on Monday, cyclical consumer goods & services shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 0.66 percent. Top losers in the sector included Lithia Motors (NYSE: LAD), down 19 percent, and Shutterfly (NASDAQ: SFLY), off 9.8 percent.
- [By ovenerio]
The company has a current ROE of 14.85% which is higher than the industry median. In general, analysts consider ROE ratios in the 15-20% range as representing attractive levels for investment. So for investors looking those levels or more, AutoNation (AN), CST Brands (CST), Lithia Motors (LAD) and AutoZone (AZO) could be the options. It is very important to understand this metric before investing and it is important to look at the trend in ROE over time.
- [By Ben Levisohn]
Lithia Motors (LAD) fell8.3% to $63.31 despite beating earnings forecasts on lower guidance.
Monarch Casino & Resort (MCRI) fell 15% to $18.71 after revenue missed forecasts today.
- [By Namitha Jagadeesh]
Ladbrokes Plc (LAD) sank 8 percent to 190.3 pence after the U.K. gambling company forecast 2013 operating profit at the lower end of analysts' estimates because of weaker-th! an-projected trading in the first quarter. Analysts in a Bloomberg survey had predicted operating profit of 188 million pounds ($288 million) to 215 million pounds.
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