Eye Catching Active Automaker Stocks: Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Several matter pinch shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) [Trend Analysis], as shares moving down -0.56% to $12.36 with a share volume of 29.03 Million. Ford Motor Co. (F) revealed in a regulatory filing that it anticipates to record a pre-tax remeasurement loss of around $3B in the year ended December 31, 2016 related to pension plans and other postretirement employee benefits or OPEB plans. Of this total, $0.9 billion is associated with pension plans in the United States, $1.9 billion with pension plans outside the United States, and $0.2 billion with OPEB plans globally.

The remeasurement loss is largely driven by lower discount rates compared with year-end 2015, offset partially by asset gains in excess of our assumptions. Because the remeasurement loss is a special item, it will not impact our total Company adjusted pre-tax profit or adjusted earnings per share. Full-year results will be reported on January 26, 2017; It continues to expect to meet our guidance of about $10.2 billion for total Company adjusted pre-tax profit in 2016. The stock is going forward its 52-week low with 17.94% and moving down from its 52-week high price with -9.60%. To have technical analysis views, liquidity ratio of a company was calculated 1.20 as evaluated with its debt to equity ratio of 4.36. The float short ratio was 2.25%, as compared to sentiment indicator; Short Ratio was 2.38.

Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) [Trend Analysis] luring active investment momentum, shares a gain 0.40% to $244.73. The US Transportation Department closed on Thursday that its investigation into a fatal crash involving a Tesla car on autopilot, saying no defects were found in the system, including the emergency braking feature. No “safety-related defect” was identified in May’s crash on a Florida highway, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration spokesman Bryan Thomas told reporters. “The investigation is closed,” he said.

The NHTSA also looked at dozens of other non-fatal crashes that happened when the Autopilot feature was in use in Teslas, including the Model S involved in the fatal crash, Thomas told reporters in a conference call. While no defect is apparent in the overall system or the Automatic Emergency Braking feature, and no further investigation is needed for now, “the closing of this investigation does not constitute a finding by NHTSA that no safety-related defect exists,” he said. The total volume of 4.2 Million shares held in the session was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 4677.31 shares. EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -193.60%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 52.10%.

 

About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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