Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) [Trend Analysis] luring active investment momentum, shares an advance 0.33% to $12.11.
Ford (F) Transit vans U.S. sales grew 6 percent last month with 10,799 vans sold. Overall Ford U.S. September sales totaled 204,447 vehicles, an 8 percent decline versus a year ago. “We continue seeing strong consumer demand, especially for vans and pickup trucks, comprising our all-new Super Duty,” stated Mark LaNeve, Ford vice president, U.S. Marketing, Sales and Service. “Demand for a rich mix of our all-new Super Duty pickups helped boost Ford’s average transaction prices by $1,100 versus a year ago, outpacing the industry’s $400 average.”
Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the F. Starting with EPS for the final quarter of this year. EPS is usually the indicator of profitability for the company. According to WSJ analysis, the Q4 2016 current estimates trends were for $0.21 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $0.40. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $1.78 as compared to three months ago $1.86.
The stock prices target chart showed high target of 17.00 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 13.40 as compared to current price of 12.11. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 7 analysts in current tenure as 1 analyst having overweight ratings, 13 recommend as HOLD, 1 stands at Underweight and 2 gave it as a SELL security for current period. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Hold by the pool of analysts.
The total volume of 2.58 Million shares held in the session was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 34822.75 shares. EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 492.40%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is -2.80%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 0.31 and price to earnings ratio of 5.37 attracting passive investors.
Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU) [Trend Analysis] runs in leading trade, it moving up 0.47% to traded at $6.43. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over FCAU performance. Out of the pool of analysts 10 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 10 analysts having BUY in current month. The stock was ranked as Underweight by 1 analyst while 7 analysts gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Hold from the pool of analysts.
The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.38 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.39. EPS indicator shows the robustness of the stock and its analysis opens up the clear picture of company’s profitability. On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $1.63 and for the one month was for $1.65 as compared to three months ago was for $1.65. Whereas, FCAU received highest price target of 15.00 and low target of 4.00. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 7.70 as compared to current price of 6.42.
Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was -0.47% and monthly performance was -6.98%. The stock price of FCAU is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -1.04% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -3.43%.