Tower International Inc Stock Upgraded (TOWR)
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- The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has significantly exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Auto Components industry. The net income increased by 105.9% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, rising from $6.66 million to $13.72 million.
- TOWR, with its decline in revenue, underperformed when compared the industry average of 0.9%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues fell by 17.3%. Weakness in the company's revenue seems to have hurt the bottom line, decreasing earnings per share.
- TOWER INTERNATIONAL INC has exprienced a steep decline in earnings per share in the most recent quarter in comparison to its performance from the same quarter a year ago. The company has reported a trend of declining earnings per share over the past year. However, the consensus estimate suggests that this trend should reverse in the coming year. During the past fiscal year, TOWER INTERNATIONAL INC swung to a loss, reporting -$0.59 versus $0.38 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($1.29 versus -$0.59).
- The gross profit margin for TOWER INTERNATIONAL INC is currently extremely low, coming in at 11.20%. It has decreased from the same quarter the previous year. Along with this, the net profit margin of 2.70% trails that of the industry average.
- Net operating cash flow has decreased to $64.92 million or 34.74% when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, when comparing to the industry average, the firm's growth rate is much lower.
-- Written by a member of TheStreet Ratings Staff
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