General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

General Motors Company is engaged in the designing, manufacturing and retailing of vehicles globally including passenger cars, crossover vehicles, and light trucks, sport utility vehicles, vans and other vehicles. Its business is organized into three geographically-based segments- General Motors North America (GMNA), General Motors International Operations (GMIO) and General Motors Europe (GME). General Motors Company is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, the United States of America.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)’s Financial Overview

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) surged 1.53% yesterday to close its trading session at $34.57. The company has 1 year Price Target of $35.94. General Motors Company has 52-Week high of $36.52 and 52-Week Low of $26.69. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Dec 7, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 12.6 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $52.7 Billion.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $1.72/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $1.45/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.27 a share with a surprise factor of 18.6%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 5.79 Percent, SMA50 of 7.34 Percent and SMA200 of 12.89 percent. General Motors Company has P/S value of 0.33 while its P/B value stands at 1.2. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 6.7 percent, Return on Equity of 32.8 percent and Return on Investment of 7 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 13.1 percent and 6.4 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). On 22-Nov-16 Berenberg Initiated General Motors Company Stock  to Sell. Another firm also rated the stock on 26-Oct-16 where BofA/Merrill Downgrade the stock to Neutral.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.5 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 20 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for GM have a median target of 36.00, with a high estimate of 50.00 and a low estimate of 29.00. The median estimate represents a +4.14% increase from the last price of 34.57.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)

Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. The company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir – from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production through the life of the field. The company operates under two main segments: Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)’s Financial Outlook

The 36 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Halliburton have a median target of 57.00, with a high estimate of 65.00 and a low estimate of 38.00. The median estimate represents a +19.27% increase from the last price of 47.79.

Halliburton Company is expected* to report earnings on  01/23/2017 before market open.  The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2016.  According to Zacks Investment Research, based on  16 analysts’  forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.01.  The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.31.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Halliburton Company has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.42. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -2.07% and closed its last trading session at $47.79. The company has the market capitalization of $41.31 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $50.49 and 52-Week low of $27.64. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Nov 22, 2016 and 52-Week low on Jan 20, 2016. The company has volume of 12.33 Million shares. The company has a total of 864.45 Million shares outstanding.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.01/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.06/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.07. This shows a surprise factor of 116.7 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 42.36 percent. Beta for Halliburton Company stands at 1 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.16. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.14%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.25%%.

Halliburton Company has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -0.71%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 2.7 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 13.97%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -18 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -47.1 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 0.4% with Gross margin of 6.3 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -39.8% and -33.3% respectively.