Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares a loss of -0.93% to 11.76 with around 30.65 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Ford (F) and UAW-Ford are part of the Motown story again, announcing a $6M investment as lead donor in a $50 million expansion of Motown Museum. The museum is the location of the famous Hitsville U.S.A. house and Studio A, where Motown Records changed the music industry forever.
“We are thrilled to play a role in the next chapter of a global music icon,” said Joe Hinrichs, president, The Americas, Ford Motor Company, who will hold a leadership position as part of the museum’s expansion efforts. “The enhanced museum will not only upgrade the visitor experience, it also fits with our commitment to investing in the cultural heritage of Detroit and southeast Michigan.”
Finally, we can see dark clouds emerging over F. For the current estimate trends of EPS, pool recommendation was $0.35 and for one month was $0.40. As earning per share serves as an indicator for company’s profitability, analyst have given their estimate trends for the next year with quarterly estimate of $0.49. For annual bases, the firm attains $1.81 per-share earnings for FY 2016 trends against $1.68 for fiscal year 2017 Trends, views extracted from WSJ.
To view the price target ranked by analysts, F attains high-level price target of 17 while lower level target was 10, it can be use an indication to know how much worth stock has stored in it. The stock was rated ‘Hold’ by 13 number of analysts in current phase, 2 analysts rated at ‘Overweight’, while 2 experts rated it as a ‘Sell’ security. For conclusion, consensus ranking came to stand at Hold.
The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 10.43% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -15.35%. Similar, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as -3.67% and for the year was -13.66%, while the YTD performance remained at -10.71%. F has Average True Range for 14 days of 0.25.
LKQ Corp. (NASDAQ:LKQ) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring -1.29% to $32.25 in an active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 1.78 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Looking over the LKQ ranking chart, the LKQ got 9 analysts recommendation as a Buy security in previous month pool in contrast with 9 analysts gave buy ratings at this month. The call for hold was given by 1 analyst. Overall the consensus ratings were for Buy as compared to Overweight rating in last month, courtesy to WSJ.
Struggling to find a way in profitable zone, the current EPS estimate trend for the next year first quarter was $0.50 while three months ago that trend was for $0.51. This contrasts with this year Q4 current estimates trend of $0.40 while for one month was for $0.42. The fiscal year 2016 current estimate trend was for $1.81 as compared to FY 2017 current Estimate trends of $2.05.
The firm has institutional ownership of 92.50%, while insider ownership included 0.60%. LKQ attains analyst recommendation of 1.30 with week’s performance of 0.16%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 13.86%.