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Brokerage houses, on average, are recommending investors to hold General Motors Company (GM)'s shares projecting a $39.65 target price. BMO Capital Markets assumed coverage on shares of General Motors Company in a research report on Tuesday, December 20th. The Company has 52-week high of $38.55 and 52-week low of $27.34. General Motors Company now has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $38.15.

According to the latest research reports released, 1 analyst has issued a rating of "buy", 7 analysts "outperform", 14 analysts "hold", 1 analysts "underperform" and 1 analysts "sell".

01/11/2017 - Ford Motor Company had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Goldman Sachs.

Ford Motor Company is a global automotive and mobility company. The stock stands almost -8.21% off versus the 52-week high and 15.2% away from the 52-week low. The stock's price-to-book ratio is 1.71 and the forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio is 10.92.

Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is 14.29, the 50-day is 1.65 and the 20-day is 0.19.

General Motors Company Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 7, 2017. The auto manufacturer reported $1.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.11. The firm had revenue of $38.70 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $35.12 billion. Its sales stood at 2.10% a year on average in the period of last five years. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 10th will be issued a dividend of $0.38 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 8th. It has a Payout Ratio of 0.34 and the change in Dividend payout ratio is 0.03. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0.7, current ratio was 0.9, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 1.27 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was 1.93. Revenue came in at $43.90 billion, again exceeding the estimates by a wide margin of $2.4 billion. Following the sale, the insider now owns 85,735 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,181,625.85. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.56, for a total value of $629,230.88. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. For the Trailing twelve month period, company showed a Net Profit Margin of 3.08% and Return on Equity of the stock is 23.23%. Company insiders own 0.04% of the company's stock. Elgethun Capital Management acquired a new stake in General Motors Company during the fourth quarter worth $101,000. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.11/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 9.4%. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 16,230 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $586,227.60. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its stake in shares of General Motors Company by 4.2% in the third quarter.

"Cigna Investments Inc. New Buys New Stake in Ford Motor Company (F)" was published by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze. TLP Group LLC acquired a new stake in General Motors Company during the third quarter worth $125,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 13,008,573 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $413,283,000 after buying an additional 273,428 shares during the period. Are investors supposed to sell when the stock hits the target? 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. Its business is organized into three geographically-based segments- General Motors North America (GMNA), General Motors International Operations (GMIO) and General Motors Europe (GME). 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.

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