News stories about Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 45.263250411943 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- FCA US Announces 468 Dealerships Earn Customer First Award for Excellence (finance.yahoo.com)
- What Do Jobless Claim Trends Mean for Auto Companies? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Stock with Considerable Review with Volatility and volume – Investing News Update (investingbizz.com)
- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) – Technical Roundup – Wall Street Morning (wallstreetmorning.com)
- Mopar Announces 2018 “Top Tech” Award Recipients (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) traded up $0.34 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $21.10. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,288,120 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,022,004. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has a 12 month low of $9.60 and a 12 month high of $24.95. The company has a market capitalization of $41,085.55, a P/E ratio of 8.31 and a beta of 2.08. The company has a quick ratio of 0.49, a current ratio of 0.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The company reported $0.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.18. The company had revenue of $28.88 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $30.08 billion. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles had a return on equity of 18.81% and a net margin of 3.17%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.35 earnings per share. equities research analysts expect that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will post 3.64 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several equities research analysts have issued reports on FCAU shares. ValuEngine downgraded Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, February 5th. Morgan Stanley increased their price target on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from $18.00 to $26.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, February 5th. Vetr upgraded Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $25.70 price target for the company in a report on Monday, February 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 price target for the company in a report on Friday, January 26th. Finally, Exane BNP Paribas upgraded Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, January 19th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $20.72.
About Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., together with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, manufactures, distributes, and sells vehicles, components, and production systems. The company operates through six segments: NAFTA, LATAM, APAC, EMEA, Maserati, and Components. It provides passenger cars, trucks, and light commercial vehicles under the Jeep, Ram, Dodge, Chrysler, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Alfa Romeo, and Abarth brands; and luxury vehicles under the Maserati brand, as well as related service parts and accessories, and service contracts under the Mopar brand.
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