Published: Sun, December 03, 2017
Finance | By Loren Pratt

Ford Motor (F) Upgraded to "Buy" at ValuEngine

Ford Motor (F) Upgraded to

The stock of General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has "Sell" rating given on Tuesday, November 22 by Berenberg. The Jolley Asset Management Llc holds 145,299 shares with $3.93M value, down from 165,225 last quarter.

The stock decreased 0.70% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $42.79. About 19.32 million shares traded or 34.32% up from the average.

Torray Llc increased its stake in General Motors (GM) by 1913.5% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. It has underperformed by 33.33% the S&P500. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, October 25 by Morgan Stanley. Grifols SA had 7 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and three have assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 2.9 percent, operating profit margin was 1.5 percent, while gross profit margin stands at 9.8 percent.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 0.82 in 2017Q1. Trustmark National Bank Trust Department sold 27,294 shares as the company's stock declined 12.09% while stock markets rallied. 111 funds opened positions while 598 raised stakes. Botty Invsts Limited Liability Com owns 21,546 shares or 0.24% of their USA portfolio. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt owns 182,061 shares for 0.58% of their portfolio. Stonehearth Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Co reported 81,554 shares. The Bluestein R H & Company holds 1.87M shares with $20.93 million value, down from 2.06M last quarter. 44,710 are owned by Vantage Inv Ptnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company. Pzena Investment Management LLC now owns 23,812,718 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $266,464,000 after purchasing an additional 6,611,425 shares during the period. Glenmede Tru Na reported 0% stake. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 261,930,050 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $3,048,866,000 after purchasing an additional 6,013,577 shares during the period.

Bluestein R H & Company increased Gaslog Ltd (NYSE:GLOG) stake by 30,000 shares to 80,000 valued at $1.22 million in 2017Q2. The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 0 and the short float is around of 0%. Stadion Money Mgmt Limited Liability owns 64,677 shares.


The company's diluted EPS for trailing twelve months was 1.1. KS raised its stake in Ford Motor Company by 18.2% in the first quarter. The auto manufacturer reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.10. Wall Street Access Asset Mngmt Ltd holds 1% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 14,884 shares. If the Golden Cross is greater than 1, then the 50 day moving average is above the 200 day moving average - indicating a positive share price momentum. When companies report quarterly earnings, the EPS measure is highly scrutinized by investors and analysts alike. Jefferies maintained it with "Hold" rating and $36.0 target in Monday, August 28 report. Craig Hallum maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, October 25 report. Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Monday, October 30th. As per Tuesday, October 24, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating given on Thursday, February 4 by RBC Capital Markets. Also, EVP Nysschen Carel J. De sold 123,645 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 27th.

In an analyst report sent to investors and clients this morning, RBC Capital maintained their "Hold" rating on General Motors (NYSE:GM) shares. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, August 9 by Jefferies. "Whiz Kid" who helped save a failing auto company ..." published on November 14, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Tesla And Ford Need Each Other" on November 24, 2017. More interesting news about General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: "GM Is "Plug-In" Along Confidently" published on November 30, 2017 as well as Reuters.com's news article titled: "GM challenges Tesla with promise of profitable electric cars" with publication date: November 15, 2017. 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.

The company P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 11.36 and Forward P/E ratio is 7.9.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2017 Q2.

Earnings-per-share (EPS) ratio for F is 1.1, exhibiting the allocation of the profit to each of its outstanding share of common stock. It worsened, as 75 investors sold GM shares while 286 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 292 raised stakes. Teacher Retirement Of Texas reported 430,355 shares. City Hldgs accumulated 1,230 shares. Moreover, Shell Asset Mgmt Com has 0.33% invested in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Whitnell & invested in 0% or 32 shares. Rockland owns 0.07% invested in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) for 40,892 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Ltd Llc stated it has 2.77 million shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Savings Bank Hapoalim Bm stated it has 0.05% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F).

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