BidaskClub upgraded General Motors from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. They now have a Dollars 44 price target on the stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.77, for a total transaction of $8,145,706.98. Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock presently held by all its shareholders, counting share blocks held by institutional shareholders and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, VP Thomas S. Timko sold 17,255 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 28th. They now have a United States dollars 57 price target on the stock. The company's stock had a trading volume of 14,028,075 shares. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Stocks with beta's lower than 1 are less risky and those with a higher beta are more risky than the market. In the most recent quarter, institutional ownership decreased by a net of 59.49 million shares, or 2.72%.This is a bearish sign and indicates that institutions are feeling more pessimistic about the outlook for F overall.468 holders increased their positions, 569 decreased their positions, and 140 holders held their positions. The stock has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $41.35. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $49 on the company shares. The count of Hold ratings in that period was 3. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. This company shares are -10.66% up from its target price of $40.5 and the current market capitalization stands at $65.95B. Moving toward the technical facts, its current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average is 12.47% and standing 20.80% away from 50-Day Simple Moving Average while traded up 26.37% from 200-Day Simple Moving Average.
General Motors Company (GM) stock directed 40.17% toward a higher level throughout previous year and swapped 22.51% toward a strong spot during past one month. The auto manufacturer reported $1.89 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.72 by $0.17. The business had revenue of $36.98 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $37.67 billion. General Motors's revenue for the quarter was down 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. F's profit will be $1.23B for 9.92 P/E if the $0.31 EPS becomes a reality. On average, equities analysts predict that Ford Motor Company will post $1.75 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 23rd. Heritage Investors Corporation stated it has 333,960 shares or 0.25% of all its holdings. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 7th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.36%. General Motors Company (GM) received interesting focus from Active Investors and it has been trading on front line as comparing to it past average volume.
Stock market analysts and brokers have recently amended their target prices on shares of General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Archford Capital Strategies LLC raised its position in shares of Ford Motor by 7.8% in the 1st quarter. During the past 20 days, F has increased 8.15% while the broad market has increased 1.90%. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Equalweight" rating in Monday, January 25 report. Traders acquired 3,778 call options on the company. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 6,068,335 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $214,576,000 after buying an additional 3,420,200 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 71.57% of the company's stock. If you are viewing this article on another domain, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of worldwide trademark & copyright legislation. The Company's divisions include GM North America, GM Europe (GME), GM International Operations (GMIO), GM South America (GMSA) and General Motors Financial Company, Inc.