Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the eleven ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have given a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $15.23.

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on FCAU. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 11th. Jefferies Financial Group cut shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 2nd. ValuEngine cut shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 2nd. UBS Group cut shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 19th. Finally, Barclays cut shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $15.23 price objective for the company. in a research report on Friday, February 8th.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles by 2.7% in the 4th quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 34,991 shares of the company’s stock valued at $506,000 after buying an additional 905 shares during the last quarter. Comerica Bank lifted its position in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles by 1.2% during the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 90,528 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,510,000 after purchasing an additional 1,088 shares during the last quarter. Cigna Investments Inc. New lifted its position in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles by 8.1% during the fourth quarter. Cigna Investments Inc. New now owns 15,646 shares of the company’s stock worth $227,000 after purchasing an additional 1,176 shares during the last quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC lifted its position in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles by 7.2% during the fourth quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 18,292 shares of the company’s stock worth $264,000 after purchasing an additional 1,225 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Parisi Gray Wealth Management lifted its position in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles by 273.5% during the fourth quarter. Parisi Gray Wealth Management now owns 1,789 shares of the company’s stock worth $26,000 after purchasing an additional 1,310 shares during the last quarter. 27.61% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles stock traded up $0.21 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $16.65. 3,489,993 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,540,990. The company has a current ratio of 0.82, a quick ratio of 0.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has a 52-week low of $14.01 and a 52-week high of $24.41. The stock has a market cap of $32.55 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.40, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.65 and a beta of 1.81.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 7th. The company reported $1.04 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.01 by $0.03. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles had a net margin of 3.15% and a return on equity of 21.32%. The firm had revenue of $30.62 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $29.94 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.70 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts forecast that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will post 2.8 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed an annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 2nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 24th will be given a $0.7353 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 23rd. This represents a yield of 4.91%.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Company Profile

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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