What Do Analysts Suggest For General Motors Company (GM)

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McQueen Ball & Associates Inc. boosted its position in General Motors Company by 1.5% in the third quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in Ford Motor Company during the fourth quarter worth $406,000.

The latest Insider trade was made on 8 Mar 2017 where Fowler Bennie W Officer did a transaction type "Buy" in which 51022 shares were traded at a price of $1.96. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.63, for a total value of $635,402.67. However, General Motors has underperformed the Zacks categorized Auto Manufacturers-Domestic industry over the last three months. General Motors Company had a return on equity of 22.14% and a net margin of 5.69%.

Profitability Ratio Analysis; To measure firm's performance and profitability, we focus on ordinary profitability ratio, F has gross profit margin of 10.70% for trailing twelve months and operating margin is calculated as 2.70%, these are a better detectors to find consistency or positive/negative trends in a firm's earnings. Finally, Global X Management Co. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.10 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.20. Asset Management One Co. Summit Financial Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 20,536 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $652,000 after buying an additional 3,120 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 54.19% of the company's stock.

Shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) dropped -1.73% to $12.48. The firm has a market capitalization of $49.60 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.85 and a beta of 1.02. Berenberg Bank's target price points to a potential downside of 14.67% from the stock's previous close. The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -1.87% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -1.87 percent. (F) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.3/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.31/Share by the difference of $-0.01.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) opened at 36.33 on Tuesday. The company now has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 15.10% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 1.10%.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.45 per share according to consensus of 17 analysts. In the last six months the stock's performance advanced 6.02% while yearly performance of the company fell -2.58%. The Company's shares are trading 1.76% above their 50-day moving average and 29.64% above their 200-day moving average. Investors of record on Friday, March 10th will be given a $0.38 dividend. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was -0.40% and monthly performance was -1.19%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 8th.

02/10/2017 - General Motors Company had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies.

F has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports.

Recently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of General Motors Company (NYSE:GM).

In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report.

Finally, analysts shed their light over the F price targets; maintaining price high target of 17 while at average the price target was 13.45 in contrast with the current price of 12.48. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.25, for a total transaction of $231,861.75. 14 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 as Underperform and 1 as Sell. They now have a Dollars 39 price target on the stock. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 85,735 shares in the company, valued at $3,181,625.85. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

The Stock had a 2.36 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.33 and 2.38 respectively. Insiders own 1.10% of the company's stock. The Company provides automotive financing services through General Motors Financial Company, Inc The Company develops, manufactures and/or markets vehicles in North America under the brands, including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC. The Company's business includes designing, manufacturing, marketing, and servicing a full line of Ford cars, trucks, and sport utility vehicles (SUVs), as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles.

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