On Nov. 8, Cooper Tire & Rubber (NYSE:CTB) released Q3 2006 earnings for the period ended Sept. 30.

  • Revenues rose 28% over the prior-year period, on the strength of sales from operations in China that the company acquired at the beginning of the year.
  • Despite the increase in sales, operating income was severely affected by its cost reduction efforts and the resignation of its CEO after the second quarter. Add in costs associated with closing a plant in the U.S. and Cooper had an operating loss of $7 million.
  • The company had a net loss of $25 million, or $0.41 per share, for the quarter, compared with virtually breaking even last year.
  • Cooper Tire carries a semi-flat two-star rating in Motley Fool CAPS.

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