News coverage about Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, AlphaOne reports. AlphaOne, a unit of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV earned a news sentiment score of 0.06 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Assessing Fiat Chrysler’s Legal Issues – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Stock Falls on Reports of U.S. Lawsuit – Investorplace.com (investorplace.com)
- BMW Shares Rise After Taking Luxury Car Fightback To China (finance.yahoo.com)
- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU): Will the growth last? (simplywall.st)
- Fiat Chrysler’s stock falls 5% after reports of possible DOJ suit (finance.yahoo.com)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) traded up 3.486% during trading on Friday, reaching $10.835. 5,825,980 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock has a market cap of $16.66 billion, a PE ratio of 7.712 and a beta of 1.78. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $10.64 and a 200-day moving average of $9.89. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has a 12 month low of $5.45 and a 12 month high of $11.65.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 26th. The company reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.05. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV had a return on equity of 14.89% and a net margin of 1.63%. The firm had revenue of $27.72 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $27.51 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.34 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will post $2.35 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms recently commented on FCAU. Vetr lowered shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $10.31 price objective for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, January 24th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV from $14.00 to $15.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, April 28th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 4th. Finally, Natixis upgraded shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV from a “reduce” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, February 6th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $12.81.
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