|Bid||23.25 x 900|
|Ask||23.26 x 2700|
|Day's Range||23.07 - 23.44|
|52 Week Range||10.16 - 24.95|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||8.43|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||32.13|
Jeep has finally revealed its first three-row SUV since the Commander, and the new one is called, as we expected, Grand Commander. And it looks just like we expected from leaked images and patent drawings. It pulls a bit of inspiration from the Jeep Yuntu concept, but it generally looks like a much bigger, stretched-out Compass. We do see a bit of Renegade inspiration in the D-pillar, though.
Are Trump’s Tariffs Hurting Harley-Davidson’s Business? A higher contribution of Harley’s touring motorcycles in its total shipments was one of the key factors that drove its revenues upward in the first quarter. The company’s touring motorcycles are typically sold at a higher price as compared to its Cruiser and Sportster motorcycles.
Are Trump’s Tariffs Hurting Harley-Davidson’s Business? Milwaukee-based heavyweight motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson (HOG) released its 1Q18 earnings on April 24. On the brighter side, this was much better than Wall Street analysts’ estimates of $0.90 for 1Q18.
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).
On April 18, 2018, General Motors’ (GM) forward EV-to-EBITDA1 multiple was 7.1x. GM’s EV-to-EBITDA was lower than that of Ford’s (F) forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple, which was hovering at 13.2x. These multiples are calculated considering the respective auto companies’ EBITDA forecasts for the next 12 months.
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.
The auto industry is highly capital intensive due to the high raw material and manufacturing costs involved, which is why auto giants like Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) tend to utilize debt extensively. Let’s find out how Fiat Chrysler’s latest leverage ratios look ahead of its 1Q18 earnings release. At the end of fiscal 2017, Fiat Chrysler‘s net industrial debt stood at 2.4 billion euros, or ~$3.0 billion, which was a decrease of about 2.2 billion euros or about $2.7 billion from the end of 2016.
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Previously in this series, we saw why analysts could be expecting Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCAU) 1Q18 revenues to be marginally higher YoY (year-over-year). Despite lower 1Q US sales, continued strength in European and Latin American sales could benefit the company. Now, let’s take a look at Fiat Chrysler’s 1Q18 margins estimates.
Rise in Jeep brand sales and cutting down the less-profitable U.S. fleet sales might drive Fiat Chrysler's (FCAU) Q1 earnings. However, frequent vehicle recalls are concerning.
In the previous part of this series, we looked at analysts’ expectations from General Motors’ (GM) 1Q18 earnings, which reflected weakness. Other than earnings estimates, investors should also be aware of Wall Street analysts’ recommendations, which may have an impact on the company’s stock price action. Now, let’s explore what analysts are recommending for GM before its 1Q18 earnings event.
Auto giant General Motors (GM) is set to release its 1Q18 earnings report on April 26. By 2017 US auto sales volume, GM had the largest market share in the country—much higher than Ford (F), Toyota (TM), and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU). Before we find out what analysts are expecting from GM’s 1Q18 earnings, let’s explore how its stock has performed in April 2018 so far.
When Mr. Hackett took the post in May, he sought to jump-start Ford’s response to a rapidly changing business in which auto makers are increasingly focusing on electric cars and autonomous vehicles. Mr. Hackett is running a company with an operating margin below that of both General Motors Co. and the smaller Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV in the fourth quarter.