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THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY (GT)

This week’s Focus Stock of the Week is THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY (GT: $25.62), which carries S&P Capital IQ’s highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy. GT holds the leading tire market share in North America, Latin America, China, and India. Sales in the United States accounted for 40% of 2013 revenues, with Germany providing 12%, and other international markets 48%....
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Tires & Rubber

Our fundamental 12-month outlook for the tires & rubber sub-industry is positive. We believe results in 2013 were helped by higher volume due to an improving U.S. economy, as well as by a growing global economy. In addition, tire manufacturers should benefit from restructuring and cost-saving efforts....
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