Stifel Financial Corp raised its position in shares of Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (NYSE:HMC) by 7.6% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 39,870 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,805 shares during the period. Stifel Financial Corp’s holdings in Honda Motor were worth $1,126,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of HMC. Fisher Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Honda Motor by 2.6% in the fourth quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 6,750,860 shares of the company’s stock worth $190,712,000 after acquiring an additional 169,119 shares during the period. Credit Suisse AG bought a new position in shares of Honda Motor in the fourth quarter worth $1,642,000. US Bancorp DE boosted its holdings in shares of Honda Motor by 131.2% in the fourth quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 60,922 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,722,000 after acquiring an additional 34,572 shares during the period. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd bought a new position in shares of Honda Motor in the fourth quarter worth $963,000. Finally, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV boosted its holdings in shares of Honda Motor by 19.0% in the fourth quarter. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV now owns 211,936 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,987,000 after acquiring an additional 33,776 shares during the period. 2.37% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Honda Motor from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $29.00 price target for the company. in a report on Wednesday, January 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. Honda Motor currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $29.00.

NYSE:HMC opened at $29.92 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $51.66 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.67, a P/E/G ratio of 0.59 and a beta of 0.92. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has a 52-week low of $20.76 and a 52-week high of $31.92. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $29.62 and a 200 day moving average of $27.72. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55, a quick ratio of 1.02 and a current ratio of 1.30.

Honda Motor (NYSE:HMC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 9th. The company reported $1.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.83. The company had revenue of $36.12 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $35.27 billion. Honda Motor had a return on equity of 2.99% and a net margin of 1.93%. Equities analysts forecast that Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will post 2.48 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Honda Motor Company Profile

Honda Motor Co, Ltd. develops, manufactures, and distributes motorcycles, automobiles, power products, and other products in japan, North America, Europe, Asia, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Motorcycle Business, Automobile Business, Financial Services Business, and Life creation and Other Businesses.

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