Titan International ( TWI) pushed the Automotive industry higher today making it today's featured automotive winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 1.8%. By the end of trading, Titan International rose 86 cents (3.1%) to $28.89 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 1.7 million shares of Titan International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 638,000 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $26.95-$28.99 after having opened the day at $27.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.03. Other companies within the Automotive industry that increased today were: Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide ( QTWW), up 4.3%, Modine Manufacturing Company ( MOD), up 3.3%, Chicago Rivet & Machine ( CVR), up 2.1%, and Orbital ( OBT), up 1.9%. Titan International, Inc. and its subsidiaries manufacture and sell wheels, tires, and assemblies for off-highway vehicles used in the agricultural, earthmoving/construction, and consumer markets in the United States. Titan International has a market cap of $1.14 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Currently there are six analysts that rate Titan International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Titan International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall.