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Fiat Chrysler: Too Cheap To Ignore

3h seekingalpha
Its financial performance has improved markedly over the past two years, and its balance sheet deleveraging is progressing well. (20-0)

Toyota Set to Invest 400M Euros in Northern France Plant

2018-01-23 zacks
Toyota Motor Corporation (TM - Free Report) is set to invest 400 million euros (352.98 million pounds) in its Onnaing plant in northern France, per a Reuters report. This investment will assist the Japanese vehicle maker to shore up its assembly line at the plant. Situated near the city of Valenciennes, the plant has around 4,000 employees and process the Yaris model. This investment is in sync with the automaker’s strategy to expand the production capacity of its various plants. (22-0)

Zacks.com featured highlights include: Koninklijke Ahold, Citizens Financial, Hitachi, Volkswagen and Greenbrier

2018-01-22 zacks
Chicago, IL – January 22, 2018 - Stocks in this week’s article Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V. (ADRNY - Free Report) , Citizens Financial Group Inc. (CFG - Free Report) , Hitachi Ltd. (HTHIY - Free Report) , Volkswagen AG (VLKAY - Free Report)  and The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (GBX - Free Report) . (52-0)

Stocks To Watch: Earnings Season Hits Higher Gear

2018-01-20 seekingalpha
Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. (828-2)

Magna (MGA) to Manufacture New Mercedes G-Class at Graz Hub

2018-01-19 zacks
Magna International, Inc. (MGA - Free Report) announced that it is supporting the production of the new Mercedes-Benz G-Class via contract manufacturing. The model will be assembled at Magna International’s Graz, Austria facility. (8-0)

Toyota Produces Nearly 2M Vehicles in North America in 2017

2018-01-19 zacks
Toyota Motor Corporation (TM - Free Report) has announced that it produced 1,983,723 vehicles at its North American vehicle assembly plants in 2017. The primary driving forces behind 2017 production were robust demand for sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and trucks, sustained economic stability, and low price of fuel. However, the production volume is nearly 1% lower than 2,124,608 vehicles produced in 2016. (22-0)

Auto Stock Roundup: General Motors, Ford Provide 2018 Outlook, Toyota Gears up for JV

2018-01-18 zacks
The week saw a number of auto makers coming up with their 2018 outlook. General Motors Company (GM) expects 2017 earnings per share at the upper end of its guided range of $6-$6.5. Further for 2018, it expects the metric almost in line with the tally of 2017. The company expects that its performance in 2018 will be driven by its strengthening presence in the North American and Chinese markets as well as an improvement in the South American market. (19-0)

Lithium Investing: 2018 Key Trends In The Lithium Mining Markets

2018-01-17 seekingalpha
The global automotive industry continues to announce the release of new electric vehicle product offerings which is spurring investment into battery capacity. (99-1)

Ford (F) Provides 2017 Preliminary Results & 2018 Outlook

2018-01-17 zacks
Ford Motor Company (F - Free Report) has come up with preliminary results for 2017 and guidance for the year 2018. The company has announced earnings per share of $1.95 for 2017, a rise of 80 cents from 2016. Also, the company has announced 2017 adjusted earnings per share of $1.78, up by 2 cents from 2016. For 2018, the company expects adjusted EPS to be in the range of $1.45–$1.70. Rise in commodity prices and adverse effect of exchange rate can be attributed to this unfavorable outlook. (25-0)

General Motors' 2018 Earnings In Line With 2017 Estimates

2018-01-17 zacks
General Motors Company (GM - Free Report) announced that its forecast for 2018 results is mostly in line with its anticipated 2017 results. The 2018 performance will be driven by its strengthening presence in the North American and Chinese markets as well as an improvement in the South American market. Also, its enhanced growth of other businesses including GM Financial and its continuous cost efficiencies will contribute to its 2018 financials. (30-0)

Zacks.com highlights: Volkswagen AG, CAI International, TRI Pointe Group and Kronos Worldwide

2018-01-17 zacks
Chicago, IL – Jan 17, 2018 - Stocks in this week’s article include: Volkswagen AG (VLKAY - Free Report) , CAI International, Inc. (CAI - Free Report) , TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (TPH - Free Report) and Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO - Free Report) . (76-0)

Pick These 4 High Earnings Yield Stocks in Your Portfolio

2018-01-16 zacks
There are some key parameters in the world of finance. For instance, in some situations, investors may be baffled whether to invest their money in stocks or bonds. In such cases, carefully selected financial metrics can show the right direction to investors. One such key parameter is earnings yield. It is the reciprocal of the price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio. In fact, this ratio can be effectively utilized for spotting undervalued stocks. (42-0)

Volkswagen (VLKAY) Plans to Invest $3.3B in North America

2018-01-16 zacks
Per Reuters, Volkswagen AG (VLKAY - Free Report) has plans to invest more than $3.3 billion to expand its market share in North America, the second largest auto market in the world after China. Starting from 2018, the company plans to utilize this amount to develop and manufacture new models through 2020. Post Volkswagen’s diesel emission scandal in September 2015, the company has been trying to strengthen its hold in the United States. (37-0)

Ford (F) Plans to Increase Investment to $11B in EVs by 2022

2018-01-16 zacks
Ford Motor Company (F - Free Report) is set to raise its planned investment in electric vehicles (EVs) to $11 billion by 2022, per a Reuters news report. Also, the auto giant has plans of launching 40 hybrid and fully EVs by that time. The latest proposed investment amount is considerably higher than the previously committed $4.5 billion by 2020. Despite an increase in the share of trucks and sports utility vehicles (SUVs) in total sales and profits, auto companies are aggressively investing in EVs. (52-0)

Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) to Shift Plant, Invest $1B in US Hub

2018-01-15 zacks
Per Reuters, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU - Free Report) reported that it will shift the manufacturing activity of its Ram heavy-duty pickup trucks to Michigan from its existing production facility in Mexico by 2020. Additionally, it will invest $1 billion in its future plant at Warren, MI, located near Detroit, which in turn, is likely to generate 2,500 jobs at the hub. Notably, a year ago, Fiat Chrysler had announced this probable shifting of its heavy-duty pickup production to the United States, influenced by the U. (24-0)

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