General Motors Company (GM) Backs Outlook As Q3 Earnings Top View

Will Ford Stock Catch Up to General Motors

PGGM Investments now owns 2,084,544 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $84,174,000 after buying an additional 297,360 shares during the last quarter. Franklin Parlapiano Turner & Welch LLC acquired a new position in General Motors during the 1st quarter valued at about $106,000. FNY Managed Accounts LLC bought a new stake in General Motors during the first quarter valued at about $107,000. In the same period a year ago, the company reported EPS of $1.72 on revenues of $38.89 billion. Days to cover decreased 0.0 to 3.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.03% on September 29. Aberdeen Asset Management Public Limited Uk holds 0.07% or 636,741 shares in its portfolio.

GM shares rose 1.7 percent to $45.92 in morning trading. Following the sale, the insider now owns 77,052 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,758,461.60.

On 9/25/2017 Daniel Ammann, President, sold 40,000 with an average share price of $40.19 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,607,600.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 217,700 shares of company stock worth $2,486,044. As per Tuesday, July 11, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

The company's P/E ratio is 7.85 and market cap is 65.79B.

However, the investment bank said GM, now at a higher stock value, "faces the rather high-quality problem of execution risk, while the underlying market fundamentals become more hard to sustain". Ford Motor had a return on equity of 19.69% and a net margin of 2.52%. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.50 earnings per share. Pinnacle Associates holds 0.14% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 201,138 shares.

The automaker expects full-year earnings per share to be $6-$6.50, compared with analysts' consensus of $6.29.

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More notable recent Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) news were published by: which released: "Ford Motor Company Keeps on Truckin" on October 17, 2017, also with their article: "What's Driving Ford Motor Company's Woes in Europe?" published on September 30, 2017, published: "Ford - A Huge "Special Item' Has Been Overlooked" on October 20, 2017.

The company recently announced a dividend for shareholders paid on Friday September 22nd, 2017. General Motors's dividend payout ratio is 26.48%.

A number of research firms have issued reports on GM. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy" on Wednesday, October 11. General Motors now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $42.50. Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on shares of General Motors in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and three have issued a strong buy rating to the stock.

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General Motors Company, launched on August 11, 2009, designs, builds and sells cars, trucks, crossovers and automobile parts.

Industry analysts have predicted a slight decline for USA new auto sales in 2017, driven in part by a flood of nearly-new, low-mileage off-lease vehicles into the market. It dropped, as 75 investors sold GM shares while 286 reduced holdings.