F – Ford Motor Company, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in designing, manufacturing, marketing, financing and servicing automobiles.

F – Ford Motor Company

Fundamentals Previously closed at 13.66
Day’s high 13.71
Day’s low 13.59
P/E ratio 7.42
EPS 1.84

 

Analysts opinion Ford reported a Q1 revenue of $37.7 Billion, and an EPS of $0.68 crushing wall street estimates at $35.7 Billion and $0.48 respectively. North America and Europe segments recorded high profits, while South America, Middle east and African segments reported losses. Pre-Tax profits earned in European segment alone was greater than the total profits earned in FY 2015. Ford has great fundamentals, with its forward PE multiple at 6.69, PEG at 0.74. It is trading very close to its book value, with a P/B of 1.89. The $132Billion Debt may seem like an issue for Ford, but most of this is from its Ford Credit segment– which sort of acts like a bank, providing credit facilities to customers. The true Automotive debt, is much lower, at $13 Billion, which Ford can easily manage since it has cash reserves of $24.3 Billion as per its latest financials released today. However, Ford has a mere $0.4 Billion set aside as bad debt allowance for its credit financing.
Sentiments Ford has positive sentiments due to higher earnings.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 5% lower chatter than usual.

SNE – Sony Corporation is a global firm, engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing, and sales of a variety of electronic equipment, instruments, and devices like Cameras, Gaming consoles etc.

SNE – Sony Corporation

Fundamentals Previously closed at 25.61
Day’s high 25.80
Day’s low 25.39
P/E ratio 27.73
EPS 0.96

 

Analyst opinion For the first time in 3 years, Sony reported profits for the FY2016 ending March 31st. It reported an income before taxes of 304.5 Billion Yen, which is a whopping 666.5% rise YoY. Its PS4 segment, and the Camera segment helped boost profits. Sony mobile has aggressively cut costs over the last year, and managed to narrow losses to 64.7 billion Yen, as compared to 217.6 Billion yen in FY2015. exited India, China and U.S markets and reduced its number of employees. Sony was unable to provide a guidance for FY2017 due to an earthquake in Japan earlier halting the production of its image sensors and digital cameras in its main site.
Sentiments Sony has great earnings report as well as good fundamentals, with a forward P/E of 14.89, low debt, Sony is currently trading very close to its book value – and has positive sentiments.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 58% higher social chatter than usual.

 


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