Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with 1.04% to $7.74. FCA US LLC released that U.S. sales of 160,827 units, a 14 percent decrease from previous year’s 187,731 units. FCA US retail sales of 126,780 units were down 2 percent year over year in November, representing 79 percent of total sales for the month.
Fleet sales of 34,047 units were down 42 percent year over year in November as FCA US continues to reduce its sales to the daily rental section. Fleet sales represented 21 percent of total FCA US sales in the month. Ram Truck brand sales were up 12 percent in November versus the same month in 2015.
Ram ProMaster van sales surged 126 percent in November, while Ram pickup truck sales surged 8 percent. The Jeep Renegade small SUV had a strong November with a 30 percent sales gain, while sales of the Fiat 500 were up 18 percent compared with the same month a year ago. The share price of FCAU attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 2.28%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 42.02% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -46.47%.
Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:SWHC) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 2.79% to close at $23.98 with the total traded volume of 3.32 Million shares. Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (SWHC) reported that its fiscal Q2 earnings and sales above Wall Street expectations. Smith & Wesson stated it earned $32.5 million, or 57 cents a share, in the quarter as compared with $14.2 million, or 22 cents a share, in the year-before quarter.
Adjusted for one-time items, the gun maker reported a net income of $39.1 million, or 68 cents a share as compared with $14.2 million, or 25 cents a share, a year ago. Net sales reached $233.5 million, from $143.2 million a year ago, Smith & Wesson stated. Analysts polled by FactSet had predictable adjusted earnings of 57 cents a share on sales of $228 million.
The firm tweaked higher its sales expectations to a range of $230 million and $240 million for the three months to end Jan. 31; in September, the firm had anticipated sales in a range of $220 million to $230 million for the quarter. The firm has institutional ownership of 75.20%, while insider ownership included 1.70%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 1.73. SWHC attains analyst recommendation of 2.60 with week performance of 2.00%.