Ford Motor Company (F) Stake Raised by ARGI Investment Services LLC

Stock market analysts and brokers have recently amended their target prices on shares of General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). If the share price is now hovering near the 52 week low and the value is achieved in the current past then it can suggest that the price of the shares is likely to go up.

Stocks of General Motors Company (NYSE GM) transacted up 0.661% throughout intraday market trading on early Wednesday, reaching $35.805.

Ford Motor Company (F) reported sales (ttm) of 153.23 Billion, whereas, 15 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 33189.6 million. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a hold rating and set a $36.00 price target on shares of General Motors in a research report on Friday, April 7th. BMO Capital Markets reissued a "market perform" rating on shares of General Motors in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $14.00 price objective on shares of Ford Motor in a report on Friday, May 5th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $13.43. More interesting news about Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: "Buy Ford Motor Company (F) Stock?" Valuation of the business is $54.03 B, a price to earnings ratio of 5.538 along with a stock beta of 1.45. the firms 50 Day SMA price is $35.00 and the 200 day SMA is $35.28. General Motors Company has a 52 week low of $29.82 and a 52 week high of $38.55. Ford Motor also was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock traders acquired 17,842 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 328% compared to the average daily volume of 6,179 put options.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The auto manufacturer posted $1.89 Earnings per share for the period, topping analysts' average forecasts of $1.72 by $0.17.

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Revenue fell 1.1% to $37 billion, below expectations for $40.15 billion. Ford Motor had a return on equity of 19.36% and a net margin of 2.48%. The business's quarterly revenue was down.5% compared to the same quarter past year. During the same quarter previous year, the business earned $0.68 earnings per share.

That result worked out to US$1.89 per share, easily beating the US$1.70 per share that was the average earnings estimate of analysts polled by Bloomberg.

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The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. The dividend was $0.380 per share for the quarter or $1.52 annualized. Caps Off Q2 in China With Record June Sales" with publication date: "July 06, 2017.

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General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) shows a Forward Annual Dividend Rate of $1.52 and Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 4.24% according to MorningStar Inc. Ford Motor's payout ratio is now 64.52%.

In other news, insider James D. Farley, Jr. sold 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 12th. The shares were sold on May 30th for an average price of $33.58. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 428,411 shares in the company, valued at $4,781,066.76. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Additionally, the auto manufacturer's United States dealer inventories grew by 273 000 vehicles during the latest quarter compared to the same three-month period a year earlier.

For 2017, Ford Motor expects adjusted EPS of $1.65 to $1.85. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in General Motors by 3.2% in the first quarter. 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 Business's segments include GM North America (GMNA), GM Europe (GME), GM International Operations (GMIO), GM South America (GMSA) and General Motors Financial Company, Inc.

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