Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) Stock Sentiment & Analyst's Recommendations on the Name

Posted April 20, 2017

Sales growth in the quarter for General Motors Company Auto Manufacturers - Major NYSE shows a value of 10.80% with Outstanding shares of 1497.96.

A number of research firms have weighed in on F. TheStreet raised shares of Ford Motor Company from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, January 5th. (F) reported its Actual EPS of $0.3/share. Barry Investment Advisors LLC now owns 14,320 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $173,000 after buying an additional 103 shares during the period. (F) could bring EPS of $0.31/share. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 15,755 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $557,411.90. The Q2 2017 consensus earnings estimates for the company have stabilized at US$1.77 per share. PGGM Investments now owns 1,998,337 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $63,487,000 after buying an additional 991,114 shares during the period. (GM Financial). The Company provides automotive financing services through General Motors Financial Company, Inc. Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at 7.16 in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 11.29 and sector's optimum level is 10.91. BMO Capital Initiates Coverage On the company's stock to Market Perform on 12/21/16 by setting a price target of $13. Latest closing price was -5.23% below its 50-day moving average and 2.22% above its 200-day moving average. The stock stands almost -11.71% off versus the 52-week high and 27.34% away from the 52-week low.

If you look at the company's income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, GM earned gross profit of 13.81 Billion, in 2015 18.3 Billion gross profit, while in 2016 General Motors Company (GM) produced 21.26 Billion profit. The firm had revenue of $38.70 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.12 billion.

The company is expected to report earnings of $0.36 a share for the next quarter. Equities analysts forecast that General Motors Company will post $6.01 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 1st. Shares have dropped -0.73% over the trailing 6 months. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, March 8th.

Ford Motor Co. (F) now has a consensus Price Target of $13.21.

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01/11/2017 - General Motors Company was downgraded to "underperform" by analysts at Daiwa Capital Markets.

The stock now has its Annual Dividend of $0.6 and an annual Dividend Yield of 5.39 Percent. If a large number of brokerage firms increase estimates prior to earnings, the company is more likely to impress with their numbers. They now have a United States dollars 36 price target on the stock. Wall Street analysts have a consensus 2.80 recommendation on the stock. Company insiders own 1.10% of the company's stock. Franklin Resources Inc. raised its position in Ford Motor Company by 26.7% in the fourth quarter. Also, Chairman William Clay Ford, Jr. bought 171,379 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 24th.

The number of shares traded in the last trading session was 7.01 Million. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

In related news, VP Bradley M. Gayton sold 12,278 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 5th. The Company's principal business includes designing, manufacturing, marketing, financing, and servicing a line of Ford cars, trucks, sports utility vehicles (SUVs), and electrified vehicles, as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles. The Company operates in four segments: Automotive, Financial Services, Ford Smart Mobility LLC, and Central Treasury Operations.