Jefferies Group Weighs in on Ford Motor Company's FY2017 Earnings (F)

The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $35.52, up from yesterday's close by 1.00%. Jefferies Group now has a "Hold" rating and a $12.00 price objective on the stock.

Ford Motor Company has a simple moving average of 0.68% in its last 20 days.

If we look at stock performance in last active day trading, we see that stock has moved up 1.00% to end the day at $35.52.

Shares of General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) traded up 0.77% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $35.44. A Group Vice President at Ford Motor Company (F) offloaded shares in a transaction closed on Wednesday January 04, 2017. At present, 2 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. Finally, RBC Capital Markets reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a $13.00 price objective on shares of Ford Motor Company in a research report on Wednesday, January 4th.

Among analysts who offered their Analysis on Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS)-0 analysts issued Strong buy for the stock, 0 analysts have given a Buy rating, 1 think it's a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform, while 0 analyst issued a Sell rating. The stock is presently trading down its SMA-50 of $30.89. Expected growth of Ford Motor Co. If you are accessing this news story on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of U.S. & global copyright and trademark laws. The original version of this report can be accessed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/02/13/harel-insurance-investments-financial-services-ltd-has-11855000-stake-in-general-motors-company-gm.html. The big banks are holding 56.70% of the shares while company insiders are clinging to 0.31%. The firm has a market cap of $53.09 billion, a P/E ratio of 5.91 and a beta of 1.32.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for General Motors Company is 15.1%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -3.2%. The company had revenue of $43.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $40.97 billion. Equities analysts expect that General Motors Company will post $6.06 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

What's more important to consider, however, are the moves General Motors has begun to make to offset peak auto sales and boost profit margins. The firm's revenue was up 2.1% on a year-over-year basis.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 24th. With an institutional ownership near 92.4%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 4.27. KS now owns 71,796 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $2,032,000 after buying an additional 29,667 shares during the last quarter. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.12, for a total transaction of $91,744.80. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Moreover, Jacoby Stefan, Executive Vice President sold 2,134 shares of the stock in a reserved transaction that ensued on 12/31/2016. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.00, for a total transaction of $370,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 16,230 shares in the company, valued at $586,227.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in F. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. raised its position in Ford Motor Company by 16.5% in the third quarter. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown -2.4%, while the company's earnings per share has grown 14.7%.

22 analysts projected Price Targets for General Motors Company.

Volatility is the dispersion of returns for a given stock. Paragon Capital Management LLC raised its position in Ford Motor Company by 7.7% in the third quarter. The 52-week high of the shares is $38.375 and the 52 week low is $26.69.

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