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Stock-Callers.com has initiated coverage on four major players in the Auto Manufacturers space, and they are: Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F), General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU), and Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA). According to a Zacks' report, strong sales in all major markets have been a boon for the Auto sector lately. However, there are certain challenges, like high expenses, related to auto recalls. The rate of sales growth in the US and Europe is also on the decline. Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free research reports at:
Dearborn, Michigan-based Ford Motor Co.'s shares rose 0.28%, finishing Thursday's trading session at $10.79. A total volume of 37.84 million shares was traded. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 5.68%. Moreover, shares of Ford Motor, which together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and services automobiles in North America, South America, Europe, Middle-East and Africa, and Asia/Pacific, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 34.83.
On April 27th, 2017, Ford Motor announced that Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg visited the Company as part of his "Personal Year of Travel Challenge" to get out and talk to more people about how they are living, working, and thinking about the future. Zuckerberg met with Ford employees to learn about their work and how they are incorporating new technology and innovation into design, product development, and manufacturing. Free research report on F is available at:
On Thursday, shares in Detroit, Michigan-based General Motors Co. recorded a trading volume of 14.01 million shares, and ended the session 0.15% higher at $32.47. The stock is trading 3.54% below its 200-day moving average. Shares of the Company, which designs, builds, and sells cars, trucks, crossovers, and automobile parts worldwide, have an RSI of 35.15.
On May 18th, 2017, General Motors announced key restructuring actions in its GM International operations to drive stronger financial performance and focus its capital and resources on business opportunities expected to deliver higher returns. The Company will focus its GM India manufacturing operations on producing vehicles for export only, and will transition GM South Africa manufacturing to Isuzu Motors. The Company's Chevrolet brand will be phased out of both markets by the end of 2017. The complimentary research report on GM can be downloaded at:
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Shares in London, the UK-based Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. closed at $10.47, down 1.13% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 10.02 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 7.02 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 5.02% in the last one month and 14.80% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 18.32% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, which together with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, manufactures, distributes, and sells vehicles, components, and production systems, have an RSI of 43.36.
On May 02nd, 2017, FCA US, a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles family of companies, reported April 2017 sales of 177,441 units, a 7% decrease compared with sales of 190,071 units in April 2016, which now include Maserati brand sales. Ram Truck brand sales were up 5%; pickup sales increased 8%; Jeep® Grand Cherokee sales were up 6%; and Dodge Journey crossover sales were up 72%. Visit us today and access our complete research report on FCAU at:
Palo Alto, California headquartered Tesla Inc.'s stock ended 2.27% higher at $313.06 with a total trading volume of 5.61 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.47% in the last one month, 16.40% over the previous three months, and 46.50% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 7.41% and 32.64%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Tesla, which designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and energy storage products in the US, China, Norway, and internationally, have an RSI of 54.92.
On May 03rd, 2017, Tesla released its financial results for Q1 2017. Vehicle production in Q1 2017 increased by 64% compared to a year ago, which enabled the Company to set new quarterly records of 25,051 deliveries and $2.7 billion in GAAP revenue. Automotive GAAP gross margin improved to 27.4%, and non-GAAP gross margin improved to 27.8% during the quarter.
On May 15th, 2017, research firm Morgan Stanley downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Overweight' to 'Equal-Weight'. Get free access to your research report on TSLA at:
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