Ford Boosts Profit Outlook

Cooper Tire to sell automotive unit; 3Com loss narrows; plus more of Friday's stocks in the news

Ford Motor (F ) raised the third-quarter earnings per share guidance from a range of breakeven to 5 cents, to a range of 10 cents to 15 cents, excluding items. As a result, Ford now sees $1.90 to $2.00 2004 earnings per share. It cited strong performance in the auto sector.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.