Erich Merkle

Type: Person
Name: Erich Merkle
Title: Automotive analyst
company: IRN Inc.
Fact Sheet: Biography for Erich Merkle
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Investors Hoping For Economic Recovery To Pick Pace

It looks like the US retail industry is finally shrugging off the wintertime frost. The US Census Bureau’s advance estimates of retail and food services sales for the month of March put the figure at $433.9 billion – a month-over-month increase of 1.1%. ... [Published Bidness Etc - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. retail sales rise in March to highest level since 2012

U.S. retail sales increased in March by the most since September 2012 as Americans bought more cars, clothing and garden supplies, helping the economy recover from a weather-depressed start to the year. The 1.1% advance exceeded the median projection ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

3 Quick and Important Takeaways From Ford Motor Company's March Sales Data

The importance of the day when March's sales are reported in the automotive industry shouldn't be overlooked. January and February sales were dampened by harsh winter weather that limited dealership traffic. If March hadn't provided pent-up demand resulting ... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 4 reports

GM Could Dodge a Bullet as Auto Industry Sales Signal Renewed Growth

Detroit (TheStreet) -- Auto industry sales reports for March seemed to signal a turnaround in the industry's fortunes after three weak months, and analysts said they expect GM will be able to take advantage of it despite recall costs.On the Ford sales ... [Published Trentonian.com - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Good Signs for Ford Motor Company as Sales Rise in March

Sales of Ford's Fusion rebounded strongly in March. Source: Ford Motor Co.After a couple of sluggish months, it looks like things might be picking up for Ford (NYSE: F That's a modest number, but it came with a bunch of encouraging signs. Among them: ... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Is Ford Motor a Buy?

With shares of Ford Motor ( NYSE:F ) trading around $16, is F an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE, or STAY AWAY? Let’s analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework : T = Trends for a Stock’s Movement Ford is a producer ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Buyers Flock to Ford’s Fusion as Incentives Tick Higher

Ford’s ( NYSE:F ) decision to overhaul its Fusion sedan may have been one of its best decisions in the past few years. Not only are buyers snapping up the new car in great numbers, but its bold styling, Aston Martin-esque cosmetic demeanor, and variety ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

US: Ford Fusion Reached Record Sales in March

The US automaker has raised incentives for the Fusion sedan by 32% and so, sales of the model, have surpassed the previous record of 30,284 units set in March 2013, according to Erich Merkle, Ford’s sales analyst.This is the second time when Ford manages ... [Published Inautonews - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Crossovers, trucks edging out cars in battle of body styles

Trucks continue to outsell cars.So far this year, cars account for 47.4 percent of U.S. sales, according to data from WardsAuto. Analyst Haig Stoddard forecasts light trucks will outsell cars for the foreseeable future.But, since cars tend to be the most ... [Published Omaha World-Herald - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 4 reports

Ford Motor : Details of Ford Motor Company's March 2014 U.S. Sales Conference Call

- Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) will release its March 2014 U.S. sales results at approximately 9:30 a.m. ET Tuesday, April 1, 2014.At 10 a.m. ET, Erich Merkle, Ford U.S. sales analyst, will host a conference call for the investment community and news media ... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Pickups, Crossovers are Outselling Cars in 2014

The Detroit Free Press reported that pickup sales continue to rebound with the housing industry. “As long as the economy keeps growing, pickups will be strong,” Stoddard said. And a seemingly insatiable appetite for crossovers is a sign that consumers ... [Published RVBusiness - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Battle of the body style: Crossovers and trucks edging out cars

Trucks continue to outsell cars, and that could be a good sign.So far this year, cars account for 47.4 percent of U.S. sales, according to data from WardsAuto. Analyst Haig Stoddard forecasts light trucks will outsell cars for the foreseeable future."Going ... [Published Idaho Statesman - Mar 21 2014]

Quotes

"There's a tremendous amount of competition in this segment," said Erich Merkle, Ford's sales analyst, according to Bloomberg. "this is really hand-to-hand combat. there's no other way to describe it. this is bloody, it's in the trenches."
...are really being driven by these active adults in the 55- to 64-year-old range," said Erich Merkle, U S sales analyst for Ford, in a press release. "it's no secret baby boomers are playing a large role in the compact utility vehicle segment, and will continue to do so well into the foreseeable future."

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Investors Hoping For Economic Recovery To Pick ... [Published Bidness Etc - Apr 15 2014]
U.S. retail sales rise in March to highest leve... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Apr 14 2014]
Retail Sales in U.S. Increase in March by Most ... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 14 2014]
3 Quick and Important Takeaways From Ford Motor... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 03 2014]
Good Signs for Ford Motor Company as Sales Rise... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 02 2014]
Auto sales rebounded in March to strongest leve... [Published Columbus - Apr 02 2014]
Is Ford Motor a Buy? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 01 2014]
GM Could Dodge a Bullet as Auto Industry Sales ... [Published Trentonian.com - Apr 01 2014]
GM Could Dodge a Bullet as Auto Industry Sales ... [Published Harrisburg Daily Register - Apr 01 2014]
GM Could Dodge a Bullet as Auto Industry Sales ... [Published TheStreet.com - Apr 01 2014]
GM Could Dodge a Bullet as Auto Industry Sales ... [Published The Street Latest - Apr 01 2014]
Buyers Flock to Ford’s Fusion as Incentives Tic... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 01 2014]
Buyers Flock to Ford’s Fusion as Incentives Tic... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 01 2014]
US: Ford Fusion Reached Record Sales in March [Published Inautonews - Apr 01 2014]
Crossovers, trucks edging out cars in battle of... [Published Omaha World-Herald - Apr 01 2014]
GM Puts Margins Before Sales Defying Chrysler D... [Published Bloomberg - Mar 31 2014]
General Motors Isn't the Only Automaker Struggl... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Mar 26 2014]
Ford Motor : Details of Ford Motor Company's Ma... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 25 2014]
FORD MOTOR : Media Advisory: Details of Ford Mo... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 25 2014]
Media Advisory: Details of Ford Motor Company’s... [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Mar 25 2014]
Media Advisory: Details of Ford Motor Company’s... [Published Business Wire Automotive News - Mar 25 2014]
Pickups, Crossovers are Outselling Cars in 2014 [Published RVBusiness - Mar 24 2014]
Battle of the body style: Sales of crossovers, ... [Published Lansing State Journal - Mar 23 2014]
Battle of the body style: Crossovers and trucks... [Published Idaho Statesman - Mar 21 2014]
Crossovers, trucks beating cars in sales this year [Published Livingston Daily.com - Mar 17 2014]
Battle of the body style: Crossovers and trucks... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 16 2014]
Crossovers, trucks beating cars in sales 4... [Published USA Today - Mar 16 2014]
Ford Makes Gains on Toyota’s Retail Pains [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Feb 28 2014]
Media Advisory: Details of Ford Motor Company’s... [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Feb 24 2014]
Media Advisory: Details of Ford Motor Company’s... [Published Business Wire Automotive News - Feb 24 2014]
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U.S. retail sales rise in March to highest leve... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Apr 14 2014]
U.S. retail sales increased in March by the most since September 2012 as Americans bought more cars, clothing and garden supplies, helping the economy recover from a weather-depressed start to the year. The 1.1% advance exceeded the median projection ...
Is Ford Motor a Buy? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 01 2014]
With shares of Ford Motor ( NYSE:F ) trading around $16, is F an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE, or STAY AWAY? Let’s analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework : T = Trends for a Stock’s Movement Ford is a producer ...
Buyers Flock to Ford’s Fusion as Incentives Tic... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 01 2014]
Ford’s ( NYSE:F ) decision to overhaul its Fusion sedan may have been one of its best decisions in the past few years. Not only are buyers snapping up the new car in great numbers, but its bold styling, Aston Martin-esque cosmetic demeanor, and ...
Media Advisory: Details of Ford Motor Company’s... [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Mar 25 2014]
DEARBORN, Mich.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) will release its March 2014 U.S. sales results at approximately 9:30 a.m. ET Tuesday, April 1, 2014. At 10 a.m. ET, Erich Merkle, Ford U.S. sales analyst, will host a conference ...
Media Advisory: Details of Ford Motor Company’s... [Published Business Wire Automotive News - Mar 25 2014]
DEARBORN, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) will release its March 2014 U.S. sales results at approximately 9:30 a.m. ET Tuesday, April 1, 2014. At 10 a.m. ET, Erich Merkle, Ford U.S. sales analyst, will host a conference call for the ...
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