A Glimpse Into Goldman's Auto Stock Predictions

Goldman Sachs outlined its preview of the second quarter for auto stocks. Below is a summary of some of their notable calls.

Goldman On Guidance

Goldman expects the following changes to guidance:

  • Harley-Davidson Inc HOG: Sees lower guidance, retail checks suggest sluggish sales
  • Dana Holding Corporation DAN: Lower guidance on expected market share losses
  • Sonic Automotive Inc SAH: Lower guidance on Takata recall effects
  • Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc CPS and Metaldyne Performance Group Inc MPG: Both seen raising guidance as outlooks are too conservative

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On Earnings

Goldman analysts expect consensus beating results from the following due to solid production and expected strength in North American and European auto sales:

  • General Motors Company GM
  • Delphi Automotive PLC DLPH
  • Metaldyne Performance Group

Additionally, Goldman expects Ford Motor Company F to mostly achieve its guidance for the year.

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