Traders sold shares of Toyota Motor Corp (NYSE:TM) on strength during trading on Thursday. $14.66 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $51.88 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $37.22 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Toyota Motor Corp had the 7th highest net out-flow for the day. Toyota Motor Corp traded up $2.24 for the day and closed at $112.31

Several research firms have commented on TM. Zacks Investment Research cut Toyota Motor Corp from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, May 13th. Jefferies Group lowered their price target on Toyota Motor Corp from $114.78 to $113.64 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Friday, May 13th. Finally, Mizuho cut Toyota Motor Corp from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 11th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $108.54.

The stock has a market capitalization of $170.58 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $106.27 and a 200 day moving average price of $105.94.

A number of hedge funds and institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in TM. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. boosted its position in shares of Toyota Motor Corp by 7.0% in the fourth quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 8,374 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,030,000 after buying an additional 546 shares in the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers increased its stake in shares of Toyota Motor Corp by 7.8% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 16,653 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,049,000 after buying an additional 1,199 shares in the last quarter. Tradition Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Toyota Motor Corp by 4.7% in the fourth quarter. Tradition Capital Management LLC now owns 36,285 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,464,000 after buying an additional 1,620 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in shares of Toyota Motor Corp by 25.5% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 20,353 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,504,000 after buying an additional 4,139 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Toyota Motor Corp by 0.9% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 685,252 shares of the company’s stock valued at $84,313,000 after buying an additional 6,424 shares in the last quarter.

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