SOURCE: StockCall


July 28, 2011 09:59 ET

Equity Research on American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. and Dana Holding Corporation - Auto Parts Could Be Good Defensive Play

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Jul 28, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Auto Parts industry and has completed analytical research on American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. (NYSE: AXL) and Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

As the outlook for the global economy sours somewhat, many investors may be looking for defensive plays. One trend that a worsening economy will likely have is to diminish the sales of new vehicles. While many companies like American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. would be hurt because they make parts that go into new cars, this would hopefully be offset somewhat if drivers are forced to hold on to their cars for longer and consequently make more repairs to keep them on the road. American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. research report is accessible for free by registering today at is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Auto Parts industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. and Dana Holding Corporation; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Generally speaking, the downturn may not affect the Auto Parts sector as harshly as it would car makers. Companies with more exposure to domestic automakers could also benefit from some of the market share being ceded by Japan. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Auto Parts industry.

Several factors are causing some companies in the sector to expand their manufacturing presence internationally. One has been the high cost of labor in the U.S. market and difficulty with unions. Companies are also increasing their exposure in emerging markets in an attempt to tap into the booming economies' growth potential. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

Dana Holding Corporation is working to improve its growth in China and India where truck and bus markets have been strong. With tough times possibly looming on the domestic front, overseas exposure could be just the trick to keep those revenues humming. Dana Holding Corporation research report is available for free by signing up now at

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