|Bid||0.00 x 900|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||166.64 - 168.00|
|52 Week Range||139.15 - 182.50|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.15|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.10%|
How the F-Series Boosted Ford’s Q4 2018 ResultsFord’s fourth-quarter earnings US legacy automaker Ford Motor Company (F) announced its fourth-quarter earnings results after the market closed on January 23. In the quarter, Ford’s adjusted EPS
Though the last quarter of 2018 was the worst in a decade for Amazon, it still has plenty to offer for investors, putting related ETFs in focus.
In November, Honda Motor Company’s (HMC) American division reported a 9.5% YoY (year-over-year) fall in its US market sales volumes. Last month, the company sold 120,534 vehicle units in the United States compared to 133,156 units in November 2017.
Last week, General Motors (GM) stock largely traded on a positive note, and it ended the period with a solid 5.6% gain. GM stock rose 8.7% in October despite the 6.9% fall in the S&P 500 Index, and it outperformed the broader market in November. In November, GM rose 3.7% compared to the S&P 500 benchmark’s 1.8% rise.
Of the 21 Reuters-surveyed analysts covering Honda (HMC), 57% recommend “buy,” and 43% recommend “hold.” Like Japanese peer Toyota (TM), Honda isn’t listed on any US stock exchange. However, both companies’ ADRs (American depositary receipts) are traded on the New York Stock Exchange.
Strong domestic macroeconomic indicators may point to a jolly holiday shopping season and a favorable outlook for consumer sector-specific ETFs. Last year was the best holiday shopping season in three years for companies, and Matthew Boss, J.P. Morgan's equity research analyst focusing on retailing, argued that the strengthening U.S. consumer as the year progressed could bode well for sales this year as well. Boss warned that company-specific and industry-wide volatility could continue.
In the previous part of this series, we looked at Ferrari’s (RACE) higher third-quarter shipments to China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. On the negative side, the company’s third-quarter YoY shipment growth rate to China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan fell as compared to the first and second quarter of 2018. In 2017, the company’s mainland China shipments rose, while its shipments to Hong Kong and Taiwan remained nearly flat.
On October 31, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCAU) forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value-to-EBITDA) multiple was 1.7x, much lower than General Motors’ (GM) 8.2x and Ford Motor Company’s (F) 13.4x.
What Went Wrong for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in Q3 2018? Previously in this series, we learned that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) reported a 9% rise in its global revenue in the third quarter. After North America, the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) region is Fiat Chrysler’s second-largest segment.
As the buying bonanza typical of the holiday shopping season approaches, the strong consumer confidence in the U.S. economy could help bolster consumer sector-related ETFs. According to the Conference ...