Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the fourteen research firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have issued a hold recommendation and six have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $16.73.

FCAU has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, May 1st. TheStreet cut Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, February 3rd. Cfra lowered their price objective on shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from $18.00 to $16.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, February 26th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, April 6th.

FCAU traded up $0.02 during trading on Thursday, reaching $7.82. 2,530,211 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,704,829. The stock has a market capitalization of $15.46 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.72 and a beta of 1.91. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $7.87 and its 200-day simple moving average is $12.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30, a current ratio of 0.77 and a quick ratio of 0.51. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has a 1 year low of $6.00 and a 1 year high of $16.25.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 5th. The company reported ($0.30) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by ($0.36). Fiat Chrysler Automobiles had a return on equity of 11.33% and a net margin of 0.49%. The company had revenue of $20.57 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $21.12 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.36 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 16.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will post 0.21 EPS for the current year.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Norges Bank purchased a new position in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles during the 4th quarter worth approximately $165,888,000. Deutsche Bank AG grew its holdings in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles by 61.5% during the first quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 15,375,413 shares of the company’s stock worth $110,550,000 after buying an additional 5,854,770 shares in the last quarter. Segantii Capital Management Ltd raised its position in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles by 168.4% in the first quarter. Segantii Capital Management Ltd now owns 8,839,075 shares of the company’s stock valued at $63,740,000 after buying an additional 5,546,288 shares during the last quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. purchased a new position in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $78,780,000. Finally, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles by 25.2% during the fourth quarter. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. now owns 20,447,850 shares of the company’s stock worth $300,377,000 after acquiring an additional 4,113,346 shares during the last quarter. 23.39% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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 five segments: NAFTA, LATAM, APAC, EMEA, and Maserati. It provides passenger cars, SUV vehicles, 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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