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General Motors Posts 32% Drop in Earnings for Third Quarter

General Motors Posts 32% Drop in Earnings for Third Quarter

Institute For Wealth Ltd Company has invested 0.34% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). The SI to Ford Motor Company Del's float is 3.36%. Also, insider Charles K. Stevens III sold 16,000 shares of General Motors stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 28th.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q2 2017. The auto manufacturer reported $1.32 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.11 by $0.21. It turned negative, as 75 investors sold GM shares while 286 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 292 raised stakes. Moreover, Texas Permanent School Fund has 0.18% invested in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 385,842 shares. Atlanta Capital reported 16,990 shares. Analysts polled by FactSet expected $1.11 per share. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Com Limited Liability holds 2.91 million shares.

Additionally General Motors Company recently announced a dividend for shareholders which was paid on Friday September 22nd, 2017.

- GM and its Cruise Automation self-driving vehicle unit could partner with another company or GM could deploy the cars on its own, Barra said. Leuthold Grp Limited Co holds 0.13% or 35,197 shares in its portfolio. Gargoyle Invest Advisor Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 1.29% of its portfolio in CA, Inc. Stephens Ar stated it has 70,400 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. New York-based Midas Mgmt Corp has invested 0.85% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). New Amsterdam Prtn Lc New York holds 95,776 shares.

Kazazian Asset Management Llc, which manages about $66.06 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (SPY) by 86,673 shares to 31,154 shares, valued at $7.53M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Jpmorgan Chase & holds 0.11% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 13.21 million shares.

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Investors overlooked the loss because GM has worked hard to shed unprofitable businesses and make its operations more efficient, said Jeff Windau, an industry analyst with Edward Jones.

- The company lost production of about 20,000 Chevrolet Equinox compact SUVs during a almost monthlong strike recently by auto workers at a factory in Canada, Stevens said. Morgan Stanley has "Equal-Weight" rating and $29 target. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 11 by Piper Jaffray. On Monday, August 28 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". On September 14 the stock rating was downgraded to "Hold" from "Buy" in a statement from Standpoint Research. Buckingham Research has "Buy" rating and $18 target. The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, July 25. RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $44 target.

Ford Motor Company is a global automotive and mobility company. Stewart & Patten Co Llc who had been investing in Ford Motor Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $48.40 billion market cap company. It has a 22.47 P/E ratio.

Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $21,366 activity. Hinrichs Joseph R sold 50,000 shares worth $555,475.

Cerus Corporation is a biomedical products company. The Firm is engaged in developing and commercializing the INTERCEPT Blood System for blood safety. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and three have given a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 52% are positive. The stock has seen a price of $46.30 according to a recent bid. On Wednesday, June 7 the stock rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with "Buy". As per Tuesday, November 17, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James.