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What: Shares of auto-parts manufacturer Standard Motor Products
So What: Earnings from resurgent U.S. auto giant Ford
Now What: After years of lackluster performance and struggles under a heavy debt load, Standard Motor Products hopes that it's turning over a new leaf. The company's balance sheet looks better than it has in years, and recent results have looked fairly promising. Investors, however, will want to make sure that the company keeps steering in the right direction.
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