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Arndt Ellinghorst Quotes

[Analysts were stunned by Porsche's move, which they said was a radical departure for a traditionally conservative company.] Porsche told us that they were going to invest back into the company rather than pay higher dividends, ... Now they're investing in one of the least profitable car companies in Europe.
Arndt Ellinghorst
#Company

I welcome the step. It gives management credibility. What we would look for now is whether this outlook is just part of a series of revisions that might come later or whether today's guidance is valid for the rest of 2002.
Arndt Ellinghorst
#Credibility

Schrempp is one of the last dinosaurs of Germany Inc.. He represents a strategy of acquiring assets and building empires that just didn't work.
Arndt Ellinghorst
#Assets #Germany

This increases the likelihood that Zetsche will make major changes. He needs to break up all these networks that were built up over the 10 years of Schrempp. It's going to be a painful process.
Arndt Ellinghorst
#Likelihood #10 Years

Until now, the Germans thought, 'We can make it with diesel.' They saw hybrid as a technology that was just filling a gap, ... Now they're seeing that, particularly in the U.S., they're missing a market.
Arndt Ellinghorst
#Gap #Germans

After all these years of suffering, why spin it off?
Arndt Ellinghorst
#Suffering

The fact that they didn't raise their dividend any further -- we expected 0.70 euros per share -- was a disappointment when viewed against the 11 percent increase in net profit. We would hold the stock.
Arndt Ellinghorst
#Stock #Disappointment