|Bid||0.00 x 0|
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|Day's Range||101.03 - 103.99|
|52 Week Range||87.89 - 109.34|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.14%|
Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Jared Blikre break down the latest market action after the iconic beverage giant reported first quarter 2018 financial results.
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Valuation multiples are widely used for capital-intensive businesses like auto sector companies to compare different businesses. Ideally, investors should use valuation multiples to compare companies that are similar in size, nature of business, or financials. Thus, Fiat Chrysler’s (FACU) valuation multiples can be compared with peers like Ford Motor (F), General Motors (GM), and Toyota (TM).
America’s top heavyweight motorcycle company by market share, Harley-Davidson (HOG), released its 1Q18 earnings today before the market opened. The company’s adjusted EPS (earnings per share) stood at $1.03, down 1.9% from $1.05 in 1Q17. HOG beat analysts’ consensus estimates for its Q1 earnings of $0.90 per share. This earnings beat helped boost investors’ confidence, and the stock was trading with 2.4% gains for the session at 11:00 AM EST.
McDonald’s (MCD) is scheduled to announce its 1Q18 earnings before the market opens on April 30. As of April 20, the company was trading at $158.77, which represents a fall of 10.7% since the announcement of its 4Q17 earnings on January 30.
According to Reuters, of the 24 analysts covering Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) on April 18, 2018, 46% recommended “buy,” 42% recommended “hold,” and 12% recommended “sell.” As of April 18, Fiat Chrysler had a market capitalization of ~$24 billion, which was much lower than General Motors‘ (GM), Ford‘s (F), and Tesla’s (TSLA) market caps of $53 billion, $43 billion, and $50 billion, respectively. Analysts’ 12-month target price for Fiat Chrysler was $32.43, ~33.5% higher than its market price of $24.29.
On April 17, 2018, Ford (F) stock was trading at $11.38. Since posting a 52-week low of $10.14 on March 2, 2018, the company’s stock has recovered ~12.2%. Ford stock stayed below a downward sloping trendline for two years until September 2017, when it violated the trendline, reflecting a gradual positive shift. Let’s look at some key support and resistance areas in Ford stock ahead of its 1Q18 earnings event.