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What: Shares of industrial tire maker Titan International
So what: Revenue increased 14% to $459.2 million, but it fell well short of the $492.1 million analysts had expected. On the earnings side, a similar story played out with earnings per share increasing to $0.56 from $0.46 a year ago, which was $0.08 short of estimates.
Now what: Titan is still performing well overall; it just didn't meet the high expectations of Wall Street this quarter. The stock still trades at less than 10 times trailing earnings, a great price for a growing and stable business. I think this is a temporary low and provides a good buying opportunity for investors.
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