What the Charts Say About the Big Picture: Ford Motor Company (F), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU)

5 analysts out of 23 Wall Street brokerage firms rate Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) as a Buy, while 2 see it as a Sell. The rest 16 describe it as a Hold. F stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $8.55. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $8.4. Analysts have set F’s consensus price at $9.27, effectively giving it a 10.23% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $12 (up 42.69% from current price levels). F has a 10.1% ROE, lower than the 12.87% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 13.05%.

It is expected that in Mar 2019 quarter F will have an EPS of $0.26, suggesting a -39.53% growth. For Jun 2019 is projected at $0.31. It means that there could be a 14.81% growth in the quarter. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by -6.92% to about $1.21. As for the coming year, growth will be about 4.96%, lifting earnings to $1.27. RSI after the last trading period was 40.49. F recorded a change of -0.83% over the past week and returned -1.52% over the last three months while the F stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of -0.59%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at 9.93%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of -9.67% while the shares have moved -21.99% for the past 12 months.

Ford Motor Company (F) currently trades at $8.41, which is lower by -1.41% its previous price. It has a total of 4.01 billion outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.18. The company’s stock volume dropped to 35.89 million, worse than 44.9 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day decrease of about -0.83% in its price means F is now 9.93% higher on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43451.59 since its $12.15 52-week high price recorded on 12th of June 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of -21.99 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $1 above the 52 week low of $7.41 set on 26th of December 2018.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)’s EPS was $0.3 as reported for the December quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.39. That means that its growth in general now stands at -23%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.32 given by the analysts brought a negative surprise of -6%. F Dec 19 quarter revenue was $38.72 billion, compared to $38.5 billion recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 1% growth rate. The company’s $0.22 billion revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU) shares depreciated -1.32% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to -3.47%. FCAU’s price now at $14.17 is weaker than the 50-day average of $15.5. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $16.98 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 1.01 billion shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 1.55 billion. The company’s management holds a total of 0%, while institutional investors hold about 0% of the remaining shares. FCAU share price finished last trade -3.67% below its 20 day simple moving average and its downbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is -16.75%, while closing the session with -8.6% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU) shares were last observed trading -41.95% down since April 18, 2018 when the peak of $24.41 was hit. Last month’s price growth of -3.61% puts FCAU performance for the year now at -2.01%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 1.14%, a 52-week worst price since Jan. 02, 2019. However, it is losing value with -16.7% in the last 6 months. From a technical perspective, it appears more likely that the stock will experience a Bull Run market as a result of the strong support seen recently between $14.01 and $14.09. The immediate resistance area is now $14.31 Williams’s %R (14) for FCAU moved to 98.24 while the stochastic %K points at 16.29.

Estimated quarterly earnings for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU) are around $0.49 per share in three months through March with $0.7 also the estimate for June quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at -39.51% and -5.41%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be -21.96%, the target being $2.95 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to -1.69%, more likely to see it hit the $2.9 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 0%. FCAU ranks lower in comparison to an average of 8.62% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 12.89%.