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Slight Decline In Aftermarket Stock Index While S&P Gains

January 2011 saw the first decline for the Hedges Aftermarket Stock Index since July 2010. The 5% decline in stock value was halted in February and the Index rebounded 4% through April. In comparison, the S&P 500 increased 2% in January,…

How will 2011 be for the Automotive Aftermarket Industry?

Happy New Year for the automotive aftermarket industry! Following up on our popular blog post "What If You Invested $1,000 in Automotive Aftermarket Companies" the Hedges & Company Automotive Aftermarket Index finished 2010 with a 48% gain.…

Auto Aftermarket is a Bright Spot In A Cloudy Economy

While economists report that the U.S. economy is "bumping along the bottom," the Hedges & Company Aftermarket Stock Index continues its climb that started in March 2009. That's right, March 2009, three months before the "Great Recession"…

What if You Invested $1,000 in Automotive Aftermarket Companies?

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Also see our update on this topic, posted November 2, 2010 If you invested $1,000 in the S&P 500 and $1,000 in a representative group of publicly-traded automotive aftermarket companies on January 1, 2008, how would your investment look…