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VW Hoists Profit Target, Predicts Strong Outlook

VW Hoists Profit Target, Predicts Strong Outlook. VW Brand Profit Margin More Than Doubles. “if we look at the company’s financials, including these latest Q3 figures, it’s almost like (dieselgate) never happened” Volkswagen raised its profit target after reporting earnings rose strongly in the third quarter, and investors boosted the share price, believing the company […]

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VW Profits, Forecasts Reassure Investors

VW Profits, Forecasts Reassure Investors. But As Dieselgate Noise Abates, Anti-trust Worries Loom. Volkswagen’s financial results won’t be keeping investors awake at nights, although they might be getting the jitters about other things. Typical reaction to VW’s second quarter results were remarks like “All Quiet on the Western Front” (Bernstein Research), “No drama is a […]

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Volkswagen Moves Back Into The Black

Volkswagen Moves Back Into The Black. “soft profit performance” Investors Still Wary Of Dieselgate Impact, Governance Worries. Volkswagen said it returned to profit in 2016 thanks mainly to Audi and Porsche, but investors still think there is much work to done to shake-off the negative effects of dieselgate. And investors are also wondering if company […]

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VW Restructuring Plan Receives Lukewarm Reception, Wins Praise For Trying

VW Restructuring Plan Receives Lukewarm Reception, Wins Praise For Trying. Volkswagen’s plan to cut costs and raise the profitability of its namesake brand didn’t impress investors and experts much, but was seen as the best that could be expected from a company dominated by unions and politicians. VW has long been criticized for existing to […]

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VW Raises Profit, But Investors Question The Quality

VW Raises Profit, But Investors Question The Quality. Next Milestone; Possible Agreement With Unions. “The snag is that the improvements are mainly down to accounting tweaks” Volkswagen reported sharply higher operating profits in the third quarter, but investors gave a thumbs down, saying the gain was more about financial juggling than an improvement in the […]

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Volkswagen’s Higher Profits Fail To Impress Stock Market

Volkswagen’s Higher Profits Fail To Impress Stock Market. “Skoda and SEAT brands reported strong profit performances, while Porsche stood out with an 18.6% profit margin, up from 16.8%” Volkswagen’s third quarter profits report didn’t impress the stock market and the shares dived initially on the Frankfurt exchange close to half a percent before recovering a […]

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VW Profitability Problems Could Undermine Financing Costs

VW Profitability Problems Could Undermine Financing Costs. Whatever Happened To Those Important Cost Cutting Talks? As the first anniversary of Volkswagen’s balance sheet shattering dieselgate disclosure looms, opinion is divided on the underlying health of the company. BMI Research worries that rising legal costs, and declining profits will hamper VW’s need for finance. Investment bank […]

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Will Volkswagen Shake-up Traditional Governance?

Will Volkswagen Shake-up Traditional Governance? “The chronic productivity problem in VW cars is a consequence of its legal form”     Volkswagen, particularly its core brand, needs to attain healthy profitability to restore investor confidence, but this is unlikely to happen while strategy remains in the hands of the union and local politicians.     […]

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