GM shares rise on earnings beat, solid forecast

Wednesday, 25 Oct, 2017

More notable recent Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: "Ford Motor Company Keeps on Truckin" on October 17, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: "What's Driving Ford Motor Company's Woes in Europe?" published on September 30, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Ford - A Huge "Special Item' Has Been Overlooked" on October 20, 2017. 71 funds opened positions while 297 raised stakes. The Mississippi-based Bancorpsouth Incorporated has invested 0.03% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Usca Ria Limited Liability Company, Texas-based fund reported 25,368 shares. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 3,249 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $113,000 after purchasing an additional 310 shares during the period. 109,993 are held by Profund Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation. Finally, Ffcm LLC boosted its holdings in General Motors by 2,008.1% during the second quarter. The correct version of this piece can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/24/general-motors-company-gm-shares-sold-by-gilman-hill-asset-management-llc.html. Geneva Advisors Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 11,816 shares. Stephens Ar stated it has 70,400 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Argent Tru Comm has 33,126 shares for 0.32% of their portfolio.

To go the next step, the company this month acquired Strobe, a California company developing the low-priced LIDAR, or 3D, high-definition laser, technology needed for fully autonomous and driverless vehicles. Mount Lucas Mngmt Ltd Partnership reported 286,106 shares. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group (Ca) holds 223 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Finally, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Ford Motor by 3.4% in the 3rd quarter. Therefore 52% are positive.

General Motors (NYSE:GM) trades higher after Q3 revenue comes in ahead of expectations. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, November 5 by Stifel Nicolaus. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Ford Motor in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. Citigroup has "Buy" rating and $53.0 target. The ex-dividend date was set for Thursday the 7th of September 2017. Pivotal Research has "Buy" rating and $134 target. The company was maintained on Friday, July 24 by RBC Capital Markets.

The company is trading down by 1.01% percent from yesterday's close. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has declined 16.63% since October 24, 2016 and is downtrending. The company has market cap of $140.92 million. 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. It has a 22.47 P/E ratio. The Firm operates in four divisions: Automotive, Financial Services, Ford Smart Mobility LLC, and Central Treasury Operations.

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Since May 5, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $834,543 activity. The insider FARLEY JR JAMES D sold $279,068. Hinrichs Joseph R sold 50,000 shares worth $555,475. The Firm is engaged in developing and commercializing the INTERCEPT Blood System for blood safety.

These are 2 Sell Ratings, 10 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating. The stock rose 2.39% or $1.08 reaching $46.24.

Adjusted Earnings per Share came in at $1.32 vs. $1.12 analysts expected. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Ford Motor from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday. On Monday, August 28 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". As per Tuesday, November 17, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. The firm earned "Underperform" rating on Wednesday, January 11 by Daiwa Securities.