|Bid||4.1500 x 36200|
|Ask||4.4000 x 21500|
|Day's Range||4.1000 - 4.2100|
|52 Week Range||3.9400 - 7.6000|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.43|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||11.58|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||7.16|
On the edge of a possible economic hurricane, President Donald Trump is taking the biggest political gamble of his life. In an apparently contentious decision, Trump threatened a 5% tariff on all imported goods from Mexico beginning June 10. Like most of the administration's policy, there's a method behind the madness. But the madness also means you should consider now which stocks to sell.To understand this latest round of economic conflicts requires understanding Trump, an admittedly difficult task. Throughout his campaign, though, the former real-estate mogul made clear he wanted a border wall to stem Central American immigration. Frustrated with opposition stonewalling, the president overruled several of his key advisors. The optics that the commander-in-chief has gone rogue gives bearish investors extra incentive to target Mexican stocks to sell.Like clockwork, Mexican stocks did indeed fall. Once the tariff threats filtered throughout Wall Street, the exchange-traded fund iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEARCA:EWW) dropped nearly 4%. As an export-driven economy, Mexico heavily depends on positive relations with the U.S.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsBut contrary to initial gut reactions, it's not just Mexican stocks that present challenges to investors. First, our neighbor to the south is a key partner to the global economy, not just the U.S. Second, many of the cheap or reasonably priced goods we enjoy, we have thanks to Mexico.In other words, we're going to suffer here in the U.S. too.The wrinkle in all this is that Mexico, again, heavily depends on us. As a result, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has hinted at making concessions on migration management. * 7 Bank Stocks to Leave in the Vault Still, this is a dynamic situation because Mexico cannot show weakness, especially after years of suffering Trump's insults. Therefore, hold tight and watch these stocks to sell: Stocks to Sell: Ford (F)Having watched The Apprentice several times, President Trump would undoubtedly want to see Mexican stocks tumble into the abyss. But I believe that if this new tariff threat translates into a prolonged trade war, American icons like Ford (NYSE:F) will ultimately suffer the steepest consequences.Here's the thing about American cars: they're terribly overpriced for what you get but at least they're unreliable. According to Consumer Reports, Ford is the most reliable American car. Compared to all brands, they're ranked 18 out of 29. No wonder why F stock has taken a hit.But now, Ford executives are shifting their attention from Tokyo to Trump. Due to longstanding economic pressures, Ford along with its competitors have shifted production to Mexico. It was really the only way to keep F stock afloat. But with potential new tariffs on the horizon, the automaker will face double trouble from China and Mexico, leaving it begging to be included in a list of stocks to sell.Because historically, countries don't win dual-front battles. I'm sure the same could be said about dual-front trade wars. General Motors (GM)Source: GMIn recent weeks, I've really bashed American car brands like Ford and General Motors (NYSE:GM). Although it might seem unpatriotic to do so, I beg to differ. With a bailout and high hopes, we anticipated better things. Now, GM stock deserves its coming pain.I believe the real treason here is for American companies to sell their people junk goods which disproportionately affects poor and disenfranchised communities. To better illustrate my point, I highly recommend watching the "greed…is good" speech from the movie Wall Street. It's the American taxpayers that deserve better.But to be fair, GM stock was already on life support as the first round of the U.S.-China trade war kicked off. General Motors depends greatly on China, which is the world's largest automotive market. And thanks to unique historical and cultural factors, Chinese consumers love American car brands like GM. Of course, that loyalty is now under direct fire. * 7 Stocks to Buy for Monster Growth Tensions with Mexico, then, serve as the executioner's bullet. According to The Wall Street Journal, GM sold 663,000 Mexico-built vehicles in the U.S. This accounts for roughly 22% of domestic sales. If tensions escalate, you must put GM on your list of stocks to sell. Nissan Motor (NSANY)Source: Shutterstock Perhaps one of the most underappreciated components of this fresh conflict is that the bears won't simply focus on Mexico when seeking stocks to sell. In fact, in addition to U.S. companies, some of the worst victims will likely hail from abroad, such as Nissan (OTCMKTS:NSANY).While Japanese cars have transformed the automotive landscape, Nissan is decidedly the black sheep. Many years ago, the company sold its soul to the French, which was problem number one. Second, Japanese authorities arrested Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn last year for financial-misconduct allegations.Thanks to its troubles, NSANY stock has crumbled this year. And unfortunately, tensions between the U.S. and Mexico threaten to undermine any comeback efforts.Nissan does significant business in Mexico. Anecdotally, several Mexicans with whom I spoke expressed pride in this brand. Unfortunately, market pressures have forced the company to scale back its Mexican operations. The tariff threats are exactly what NSANY stock doesn't need right now. Cemex (CX)Source: Dan Davison via Wikimedia (Modified)Invariably, when you're talking about potential tariffs against Mexico, you're most worried about which Mexican stocks to sell. Based purely on dynamic headlines, Cemex (NYSE:CX) stands to lose significant ground, especially if tensions don't find immediate resolution.For one thing, CX stock was already choppy heading into this stunning news. Shares slipped into negative territory for the year in April. They have since failed to return to the break-even point.But more worrisome are the broader implications. As an exporting economy, Mexico relies on its commodities distribution and manufacturing strengths. Specifically concerning Cemex's concrete business, Mexico exported nearly $184 million worth of the material last year. Our southern neighbor also ranks as one of the top-20 cement-exporting nations in the world. * 7 Stocks to Sell Amid an Escalating Trade War Therefore, a tariff on Mexico's exported goods would negatively impact Cemex's multinational business, which includes the U.S. Plus, Trump threatened additional tariffs beyond the 5% if he doesn't get certain concessions.It's an ugly situation all around for some Mexican stocks, and CX stock is among the ugliest. Wal-Mart de Mexico (WMMVY)Source: Shutterstock If Wal-Mart de Mexico (OTCMKTS:WMMVY) had a bit more trading volume here, I'd rank it higher among stocks to sell. Still, WMMVY stock is an easy one. Obviously, tariffs don't just hurt corporations. They filter down to the everyday man or woman working in those companies, eventually translating to consumer-sentiment erosion.But it's not all terrible news for WMMVY stock. Unlike many other Mexican stocks, Wal-Mart de Mexico shares have performed admirably this year. They've returned double digits since the January opener. So with another trade war possibly in the making, you have a great opportunity to pocket those profits.In other words, I think you should live for another day.Don't get me wrong: I think Mexico longer-term presents a wonderful opportunity. The country features a young labor force. This will become extremely relevant as developed countries focusing on digitalization will outsource their manufacturing components to other nations.But with a nationalistic president at the helm, you can't dismiss the threat toward all Mexican stocks. Kroger (KR)Source: Shutterstock Recently, The Washington Post ran a story entitled in part "Bigger than avocados." The implication, of course, is that Mexico is a huge exporter of food products and agricultural goods. As such, grocers like Kroger (NYSE:KR) face substantial risks. It's really no surprise that KR stock plummeted over 10% in May.Like the rest of this stocks to sell list, Kroger can ill afford a trade war with a major supplier. Even before the heightened tensions with both China and Mexico, KR stock was on the ropes. The company badly disappointed for its most recent earnings report, delivering only $28 billion in sales. That represented a 9.5% loss year-over-year.As you might expect, Kroger also suffered from squeezed margins. But with a potential trade war with Mexico, management has no choice but to push costs onto the consumer. * 7 Stocks to Buy for June I'm not sure how they'll react to this move, as the timing couldn't be worse. We're entering the summer season where gas prices typically jump. Additionally, the U.S.-China trade war might eliminate well-paying jobs, hurting the broader consumer base. Sony (SNE)Source: Game GavelThis one hurts me personally as I'm a shareholder. However, I think it's important to include Sony (NYSE:SNE) on this list of stocks to sell for two reasons. Number one, it limits the number of hate-mail and internet-stalking incidents I receive when writing bearish stories. Second and more importantly, I want to demonstrate my objectivity toward SNE stock and other risky names.Excepting the automakers, the other companies I mentioned have viable businesses. Unfortunately, the geopolitical winds just didn't turn favorably for them. Thus, I must respect the tape and resist fighting obvious challenges.SNE stock is a perfect example. Because consumer-tech leader Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is facing competitive threats to its hardware, I like Sony to disrupt them. Perhaps smartphones are dead ends, but the company has undisputed leadership in video games. With its massive content empire, Sony will likely maintain this advantage for several gaming-product cycles.But here's the problem right now: SNE, like other Japanese firms, made significant investments in Mexican manufacturing facilities. A possible tariff negatively impacts multiple Sony products, including high-profile ones like the PlayStation consoles.As of this writing, Josh Enomoto was long SNE. More From InvestorPlace * 4 Top American Penny Pot Stocks (Buy Before June 21) * 10 Heavily Shorted Stocks to Sell -- Because the Bears Are Right * 7 Bank Stocks to Leave in the Vault * 7 Stocks for You to Profit From (Legal) Insider Trading Compare Brokers The post 7 Stocks to Sell Impacted by the Mexican Tariffs appeared first on InvestorPlace.
U.S. President Donald Trump announced a 5-percent tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, demanding the country curb illegal immigration into the U.S. Trump has long accused Mexico of not doing enough ...
MONTERREY, Mexico, May 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CEMEX announced today it has successfully completed the deployment of its CEMEX Go platform worldwide, setting the foundation for a higher standard of customer service in the global building materials industry. CEMEX is committed to proactively developing innovative products and cutting-edge solutions to help fulfill its customers' business needs. The ongoing success of CEMEX Go is a testament to the company's customer-centric commitment and relentless focus on continuous innovation and improvement.
CEMEX Go is a cutting-edge digital solution for customers’ business needs. CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (CX) announced today that it has successfully completed the deployment of its CEMEX Go platform, setting the foundation for a higher standard of customer service in the global building materials industry. CEMEX is committed to proactively developing innovative products and cutting-edge solutions to help fulfill its customers’ business needs.
The company has adopted the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to help build a better future for society. It has called on business leaders to join this initiative and promote inclusive prosperity and sustainable development. CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (CX) announced today that it is strengthening its commitment to the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by prioritizing five goals that are directly connected with the company’s business and represent a better opportunity to contribute to the UN 2030 Agenda.
CEMEX Ventures, the open innovation and Corporate Venture Capital unit of CEMEX, announced today its investment in Energy Vault, an Idealab company that has developed a transformative technology to store energy. The new investment is further reinforced by plans to support rapid market adoption and deployment of Energy Vault’s technology through CEMEX’s strategic network. Energy Vault’s transformative energy storage technology solves a key challenge for renewables, which have struggled to replace, in a significant manner, fossil fuel power due to production unpredictability and intermittency of wind and sunlight.
CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (CX) announced today that it has signed the final agreement to sell its aggregates and ready-mix assets in the North and North-West regions of Germany to GP Günter Papenburg AG for approximately €87 million. CEMEX currently expects to close this divestment during the second quarter of 2019. The assets in Germany being divested consist of 4 aggregates quarries and 4 ready-mix facilities in North Germany, and 9 aggregates quarries and 14 ready-mix facilities in North-West Germany.
Mexican cement producer Cemex SAB de CV on Thursday said that it had nearly doubled its profit during the first quarter but still fell short of analysts' expectations, hurt by lower volumes in Mexico and the United States. Sales in Mexico fell 8 percent to $706 million and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) declined by 14 percent to $255 million during the first quarter ended March, the company said. "We are pleased with the 1 percent top-line growth we achieved during the first quarter, despite important volume declines in our two most important markets: Mexico and the U.S.," he said.
CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. announced today that it has filed its annual report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018, on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission .
Mexican cement producer Cemex SAB de CV on Thursday reported a more than 90 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by higher prices and volume. Net profit rose to $39 million in the first quarter ended ...
CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. ("CEMEX") (CX), announced today that, on a like-to-like basis for the ongoing operations and adjusting for foreign exchange fluctuations, consolidated net sales increased by 1%, reaching US$3.2 billion during the first quarter of 2019 versus the comparable period in 2018. The increase in quarterly consolidated net sales was due to higher prices of our products, in local-currency terms in all of our regions, as well as higher volumes in our three core products in Europe, and in ready-mix and aggregates in the U.S. Controlling interest net income during the quarter was US$39 million, from US$20 million in the same period of 2018.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican cement maker Cemex said on Tuesday that it will help to reconstruct France's Notre-Dame cathedral, which lost its roof and iconic spire in a massive fire this month. The ...
CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. announced today that it will help rebuild Paris’ Notre-Dame Cathedral after the devastating fire that partly destroyed and ravaged the building, including the iconic church’s roof and spire.
The American bison is currently on the list of endangered species in Mexico. Some of the threats that bison face for their recovery are the loss of habitat due to the expansion of agricultural developments and overgrazing by livestock.
Hedge funds are known to underperform the bull markets but that's not because they are bad at investing. Truth be told, most hedge fund managers and other smaller players within this industry are very smart and skilled investors. Of course, they may also make wrong bets in some instances, but no one knows what the […]
Warning! GuruFocus has detected 1 Warning Sign with CX. Cemex SAB de CV (CX) is the largest ready-mix concrete company and one of the largest aggregate producers in the world, selling roughly 69 million tons of cement, 53 million cubic meters of ready-mix and over 150 million tons of aggregates in 2018. Over the last five years, despite increasing annual sales turnover by $3.8 billion, the company's stock has fallen out of bed.
CEMEX Ventures announced today its investment in LINKX, a company that offers specialized software to optimize goods delivery. The company’s software solution allows control of deliveries and vehicles in real time, allowing for data-based decision-making and facilitating communication and information among all involved parties: shipper, carrier, and receiver. With LINKX, shippers or freight generators plan deliveries in a simple way, allowing them to assign operations to their own carriers or third parties.
CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (CX) introduced today CEMEX Go Developer Center, a digital platform designed to enable users to connect with different entities in the industry, accelerate their evolution, and promote new business models, while allowing the possibility of reducing costs and accelerating time for the development of new digital capabilities for each of its customers. CEMEX Go Developer Center will facilitate the connectivity of CEMEX processes with customers through digital platforms and application programming interfaces (APIs), which will also enable the direct management of orders for materials or services, the development of alliances with commercial partners, and the use of public information from CEMEX that allows other companies to integrate their digital offers.
For the first time in half a century, the Mazatlán Promenade is renovated with products and technology from CEMEX. CEMEX placed 17,000 m3 of hydraulic concrete for the renovation of the promenade. With this renovation, Mazatlán presents a new face to its visitors and the useful life of the promenade will increase by up to 30 years.
CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (CX) announced today that it has successfully closed the amendment process under its facilities agreement, dated as of July 19, 2017 (the “2017 Credit Agreement”), entered into with several financial institutions. As part of this amendment process, CEMEX is extending approximately U.S.$1.1 billion of maturities by 3 years, representing on aggregate 92% of the July 2020 and January 2021 maturities under the 2017 Credit Agreement. With this extension, CEMEX currently does not have any relevant debt maturities until July 2021, aside from its 3.72% subordinated convertible notes maturing on March 2020 with a principal amount of approximately U.S.$521 million.
Emerging market stocks have always offered a viable alternative to domestic investments. However, the attractiveness for this sector recently jumped this year. Shocking geopolitical developments, concerns about the technical stability of benchmark indices, and the superior value proposition for the developing world have all contributed to the bullishness.Right off the bat, the most-talked-about controversy is special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion with Russia. For several months, the media hyped up the divisive matter. But in the end, Mueller found nothing incriminating against President Trump. That news makes Russian companies among the best stocks for upside speculation.Another tailwind for emerging market stocks is slowing technical momentum with domestic indices. While the Dow Jones has gained over 12% this year, the index hasn't gone anywhere since mid-February. This lack of decisiveness worries market observers, considering the fluctuating dollar and the inverting of the yield curve.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsFinally, emerging market stocks represent a smarter choice for discerning investors. No matter how you look at it, the Dow is relatively close to its peak valuation. On the other hand, several developing-world names are well-off their highs. Simply put, it's more palatable to buy companies on the rise than hope an established stalwart continues to impress. * 10 Tech Stocks That Transformed Their Business Here are the seven best stocks from the emerging market: Gazprom (OGZPY)Source: Shutterstock Among emerging market stocks, none received as much attention over the past week as publicly-traded Russian companies. Both during the presidential campaign trail and after the election, a cloud of controversy surrounded anything related to Russia. But with Mueller's investigation finding nothing, we can start the path toward reconciliation.That begins with allowing Russians to do what they do best: energy and commodities. In this segment, no bigger name in the Motherland exists than Gazprom (OTCMKTS:OGZPY). Primarily, I like OGZPY stock as a speculative play because it tends to operate under the radar.Nevertheless, Gazprom is one of the best stocks in the oil and energy sectors. Geographically, it has a moat because it feeds both Europe and Asia. With oil prices steadily rising over the last several weeks, I'd take a long look at OGZPY stock. Qiwi (QIWI)Source: Shutterstock As a Russian online payment company, Qiwi (NASDAQ:QIWI) enjoys two benefits. First, the obvious one: QIWI stock is levered to fintech, which represents a tremendously popular industry. The second benefit is its locale.Let me explain:Several emerging market stocks hail from parts of the world that are off the beaten path. Naturally, they provide tourists with a more memorable trip, often at a much cheaper price. However, poor infrastructure has prevented would-be adventurers from diving in. * 10 F-Rated Stocks to Sell in This Narrow Market Qiwi's payment services help make westerners and other foreign guests comfortable in Russia and eastern Europe. Essentially, the company allows tourists to enjoy their technological creature comforts while expanding their global itinerary. This is an under-appreciated tailwind that could lift QIWI stock from its current consolidation pattern. Icici Bank (IBN)Source: Shutterstock As things currently stand, Icici Bank (NYSE:IBN) is one of the best stocks to buy, and not just within the developing world. Year-to-date, IBN stock is up over 11%, and in March alone, shares shot up over 15%.But unlike other streaking names, I don't expect Icici to flame out once investor sentiment has died down. For one thing, I doubt that sentiment will meaningfully decline for any lengthy period of time. India has a population size of 1.34 billion, rivaling China's massive workforce.Better yet, India's worker demographic skews young. That fact will become even more important as the years go by. Its regional competitors feature demographics that are conspicuously older.Naturally, this new generation of workers will need to do their banking somewhere. That's where Icici Bank steps in, and which is why I like IBN stock for the long term. Cemex (CX)Source: Dan Davison via Wikimedia (Modified)I'm going to say what very few want to admit: Donald Trump is winning. But a key area where he falls short is his infamous border wall project. In the buildup to the 2016 election, the real-estate mogul promised multiple times to build the wall. But with a split government, that's a tough obstacle to pass.Just as notably, the Mexican government has rebuffed notions that they will pay for the project. Therefore, on paper, Cemex (NYSE:CX) doesn't appear well-positioned. Further adding to woes for CX stock is Mexico's own political turmoil. The country elected a new president late-last year who has promised much. However, critics remain skeptical about the new administration's ability to deliver.Admittedly, the nearer-term noise doesn't do any favors for CX stock. Still, I'd concentrate on longer-term drivers, such as Mexico's young working demographic. In 2015, the median age for Mexico was 27.5 years. Moreover, it won't hit a median age of 40 years until sometime between 2045 and 2050! * 7 Materials ETFs to Buy Today In other words, Mexico is almost guaranteed to be a relevant workforce for several decades. Therefore, don't get too discouraged about prospects for CX stock. Grupo Televisa (TV)Source: Shutterstock Speaking of a young Mexican demographic, Grupo Televisa (NYSE:TV) is another company that can take advantage of this dynamic. Not only does TV stock represent a massive presence in its home country of Mexico, it also levers substantial influence with Spanish-speaking Americans.Naturally, TV stock benefits from the fact that these folks have much to talk about. While Trump's "America First" message doesn't inherently help emerging market stocks, media firms feed on news, particularly the controversial variety. The President never disappoints in that department.But another less-appreciated factor is its current content moat. When Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) attempted to break into the Mexican market with an original reality TV show, they erred badly. Featuring a whitewashed cast, Mexican audiences decried the show as out of touch with reality.You just don't get that complaint with Grupo Televisa, which is why I like TV stock. Sibanye-Stillwater (SBGL)Source: Jeremy Vohwinkle via Flickr (Modified)Although emerging market stocks today are much more eclectic than they've ever been, they're still largely associated with commodities. However, I don't view this as a negative. On the contrary, mining companies like Sibanye-Stillwater (NYSE:SBGL) offer a hedge against our heavily-digitalized world.Thanks to the magic of financial engineering, most people go about their daily lives without worrying much about the economy. But if such measures fail, panic ensues. Thus, we have a great case for at least some gold exposure, which in turn benefits SBGL stock. * 7 Weak Blue-Chip Stocks to Trim Immediately But don't look at Sibanye-Stillwater as merely a showpiece for doomsday-bunker folks. Thanks to its significant operations in resource-rich South Africa, the company extracts many desired precious metals. As a result, I'd keep a close eye on SBGL stock. BRF S.A. (BRFS)Source: Shutterstock When you think about the top names in the food-processing sector, Brazil's BRF S.A. (NYSE:BRFS) doesn't come readily to mind. But that's only true if you're an American. If you're from virtually anywhere else, you'd probably recognize -- and enjoy -- the BRF brand.Moreover, you can expect BRFS stock to remain the world's breadbasket for quite some time to come. Like other Latin American countries, Brazil features a young demographic, with a median age of approximately 33 years. The resource-rich nation won't get old until around 2040, when the median age hits nearly 42 years.BRFS stock also represents a counterweight to the technological and digitalization revolution. While the latest app or AI innovation generates headlines, you can't eat them. Until we figure out that component, resource-related firms like BRF will still be among the best emerging market stocks to buy.As of this writing, Josh Enomoto was long gold. 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CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (CX) presented today its 2018 Integrated Report: “Building a Stronger CEMEX,” which includes a complete analysis of CEMEX’s strategic vision, operational performance, corporate governance, and value creation at a global level.