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General Motors looks to trucks and SUVs to rev up margins

06 February 2018

Revenue declined 5.5% to $37.7 billion, but that was ahead of estimates of $36.55 billion. General Motors had a return on equity of 20.95% and a net margin of 2.00%. International Paper Company (NYSE:IP) earnings have declined with a quarterly rate of -0.1% over the last 5 years. The 1 year EPS growth rate is 10.80%.

In 2018, GM expects to benefit from sales of of its newly refreshed crossovers, the Chevrolet Traverse, Buick Enclave and GMC Terrain. The overall volume in the last trading session was 96.14 million shares.

General Motors Company (GM) stock price traded at a gap of -8.87% from an average price of last twenty days and stands at a distance of -7.80% away from it's an average price of recent fifty days. General Motors has a 52-week low of $31.92 and a 52-week high of $46.76. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.84%. Asset Mngmt Incorporated invested 0.1% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM).

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A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on F shares.

Shares of Ford Motor (NYSE F) traded up $0.28 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $10.52. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $14.00 price objective on shares of Ford Motor and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. Cascend Securities downgraded General Motors to a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th.

Leuthold Group Llc increased its stake in Ford Motor Company (F) by 499.24% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock price decreased -7.18% in three months and mounted 12.11% for the last six months trading period. But over the last several months, General Motors has regained its title as the country's most valuable auto company from Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and just as many analysts now suggest buying the stock as holding it. A lower P/B ratio could mean that the stock is undervalued. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 57,091 shares in the company, valued at $2,569,095. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Hau N. Thai-Tang sold 18,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.87, for a total value of $1,627,388.07. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. It also increased its holding in Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE:BAM) by 8,531 shares in the quarter, for a total of 524,191 shares, and has risen its stake in Delta Air Lines Inc. Consensus estimates call for first-quarter EPS of $1.50 and revenues of $34.12 billion. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 14,900,059 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $601,683,000 after acquiring an additional 331,621 shares in the last quarter. Balentine LLC grew its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 4.0% in the 2nd quarter.

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South America, a region where the USA giant has struggled in recent years, saw a 12.2% sales gain during the fourth quarter, and a 14.6% jump for the full year. If you are reading this news story on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of U.S. and global copyright & trademark laws. More interesting news about Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) were released by: and their article: "CEO of Ford's China operation resigns" published on January 29, 2018 as well as's news article titled: "Ford Earnings Bring Dividends, But Little Promise" with publication date: January 24, 2018.

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General Motors looks to trucks and SUVs to rev up margins