US Tyre Shipments Beat Expectations
Financial analysts are predicting that the US tyre market has performed better than expected in the month of December, increasing 9.5 per cent year-over-year. The news follows a six per cent increase in November and an 8 per cent decline in October. The market watchers from Deutsche Bank estimate that US tyre manufacturers are likely to have experienced a 2.5 per cent increase in replacement volume. In addition the analysts report that volumes this quarter are also better than expected. As a result Deutsche Bank predicts that Cooper and Goodyear will experience a positive modification in their share prices of $0.10 and $0.07 respectively.