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Financial Assessment of Global Automotive OEM Industry

Financial Assessment of Global Automotive OEM Industry

Eurozone crisis is increasing borrowing costs, thereby negatively impacting the demand for automotives. In emerging economies, inflation has impacted sales.

Government regulations with respect to exhaust emission, noise, safety and pollution for plants, and customs also actively impact this industry.

Four out of the top 5 companies in the passenger cars segment are from Asia, reflecting the financial strength of companies in this region. On the other hand, 􂀀 out of the top 􂀀 companies in the commercial vehicles segment are listed in NYSE or NASDAQ, indicating the strength of US companies in this segment. Only one company from Europe (Piaggio & C. SpA) features in the top 􂀀 in the passenger segment.

Two-wheeler segment provides the highest portfolio return. This risk adjusted return performance is also the highest as measured by the Sharpe ratio. The ratio for this segment was 􂀀

About this report

The research analyzes the financial health of global automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) industry. This includes passenger cars, commercial vehicles, and two wheelers. The research provides an insight into company operations and helps understand the sources and uses of cash. There are various ratios used in the analysis. The financial position of a company can be ascertained in terms of its profitability, liquidity, and solvency. For instance, the interest coverage ratio measures the ability of a company to cover interest expenses through operating profits. This gives an insight into the solvency position. The study period is 2008 to 2013.


  • Executive Summary
  • Definition of Key Terms
    • Key Terms Used in the Study
  • Research Objectives and Scope
  • Research Methodology
    • Ratios Used for Analysis
  • Key Risks/Challenges Faced by Industry Participants
    • Key Risk Factors Affecting Industry-Business Risks
    • Key Risk Factors Affecting Industry-Financial Risks
    • Automotive OEM Industry-Sub Sectors
  • Passenger Cars Manufacturers
    • Passenger Cars Manufacturers-Top 50 Companies
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Top 50 Passenger Cars Manufacturers-Financial and Risk Management, Global, FY 2013
    • Risk Management vs. Financial Management-Passenger Cars Manufacturers
  • Top 5 Companies in Passenger Cars Manufacturers Segment-Company Profiles
    • Daihatsu Motor Company Limited (TSE:7262)
    • Daihatsu Motor Company Limited (TSE:7262)-Key Financials
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Key Financials-Daihatsu Motor Company Limited (TSE:7262), Global, FY 2012-FY 2016
    • Hyundai Motor Company (KOSE:A005380)
    • Hyundai Motor Company (KOSE:A005380)-Key Financials
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Key Financials-Hyundai Motor Company (KOSE:A005380), Global, FY 2012-FY 2016
    • Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)
    • Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)-Key Financials
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Key Financials-Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), Global, FY 2012-FY 2016
    • Maruti Suzuki India Limited (BSE:532500)
    • Maruti Suzuki India Limited (BSE:532500)-Key Financials
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Key Financials-Maruti Suzuki India Limited (BSE:532500), Global, FY 2012-FY 2016
    • Tata Motors Ltd. (BSE:500570)
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Sales by Segment-Tata Motors Ltd., Global, FY 2013
    • Tata Motors Ltd. (BSE:500570)-Key Financials
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Key Financials-Tata Motors Ltd. (BSE:500570), Global, FY 2012-FY 2016
    • Comparative Analysis of Top Performers
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Comparative Analysis of Top Passenger Car Manufacturers, Global, FY 2013
  • Commercial Vehicles Manufacturers
    • Commercial Vehicles Manufacturers-Top 50 Companies
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Top 50 Commercial Vehicles Manufacturers-Financial and Risk Management, Global, FY 2013
    • Risk Management vs. Financial Management-Commercial Vehicles Manufacturers
  • Top 5 Companies in Commercial Vehicles Segment-Company Profiles
    • Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK)
    • Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK)-Key Financials
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Key Financials-Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), Global, FY 2012-FY 2016
    • Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC)
    • Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC)-Key Financials
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Key Financials-Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC), Global, FY 2012-FY 2016
    • PACCAR Inc., (NasdaqGS:PCAR)
    • PACCAR Inc., (NasdaqGS:PCAR)-Key Financials
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Key Financials-PACCAR Inc., (NasdaqGS:PCAR), Global, FY 2012-FY 2016
    • Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)
    • Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT)-Key Financials
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Key Financials-Caterpillar Inc., Global, FY 2012-FY 2016
    • Eicher Motors Limited (BSE:505200)
    • Eicher Motors (BSE:505200)-Key Financials
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Key Financials-Caterpillar Inc., Global, FY 2012-FY 2016
    • Comparative Analysis of Top Performers
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Comparative Analysis of Top Commercial Vehicles Manufacturers, Global, FY 2013
  • Two-Wheelers Manufacturers
    • Two-Wheelers Manufacturers-Top 50 Companies
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Top 50 Two-Wheelers Manufacturers-Financial and Risk Management, Global, FY 2013
    • Risk Management vs. Financial Management-Two-Wheelers Manufacturers
  • Top 5 Companies in Two-Wheelers Segment-Company Profiles
    • Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG)
    • Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG)-Key Financials
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Key Financials-Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG), Global, FY 2012-FY 2016
    • TVS Motor Company Ltd (BSE:532343)
    • TVS Motor Company Ltd (BSE:532343)-Key Financials
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Key Financials-TVS Motor Company Ltd. (BSE:532343), Global, FY 2012-FY 2016
    • Yamaha Motor Corp Ltd. (TSE:7272)
    • Yamaha Motor Corp Ltd. (TSE:7272)-Key Financials
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Key Financials-Yamaha Motor Corp Ltd., Global, FY 2012-FY 2016
    • Hero Motocorp Limited (BSE:500182)
    • Hero Motocorp Limited (BSE:500182)-Key Financials
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Key Financials-Hero Motocorp Limited (BSE:500182), Global, FY 2012-FY2016
    • Piaggio & C. SpA (BIT:PIA)
    • Piaggio & C. SpA (BIT:PIA)-Key Financials
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Key Financials-Piaggio & C. SpA (BIT:PIA), Global, FY 2012-FY 2016
    • Comparative Analysis of Top Performers
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Comparative Analysis of Top Two-Wheelers Manufacturers, Global, FY 2013
  • Markowitz Portfolio Allocation-Determination of Industry Sharpe Ratios
    • Portfolio Analysis-Passenger Cars Manufacturers
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Portfolio Analysis of Top 5 Passenger Cars Manufacturers, Global, 2009-2013
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Portfolio Analysis-Correlation Matrix of Top 5 Passenger Cars Manufacturers, Global, 2009-2013
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Portfolio Analysis-Key Indicators of Top 5 Passenger Cars Manufacturers, Global, 2009-2013
    • Portfolio Analysis-Commercial Vehicles Manufacturers
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Portfolio Analysis of Top 5 Commercial Vehicles Manufacturers, Global, 2009-2013
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Portfolio Analysis-Correlation Matrix of Top 5 Commercial Vehicles Manufacturers, Global, 2009-2013
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Portfolio Analysis-Key Indicators of Top 5 Commercial Vehicles Manufacturers, Global, 2009-2013
    • Portfolio Analysis-Two-Wheelers Manufacturers
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Portfolio Analysis of Top 5 Two-Wheelers Manufacturers, Global, 2009-2013
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Portfolio Analysis-Correlation Matrix of Top 5 Two-Wheelers Manufacturers, Global, 2009-2013
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Portfolio Analysis-Key Indicators of Top 5 Two-Wheelers Manufacturers, Global, 2009-2013
    • Portfolio Analysis-Conclusion
      • Table Automotive OEM Industry: Portfolio Analysis-Comparative Analysis of Sub-Sectors, Global, 2009-2013

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