The company reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.82 by $0.22. The company issued revenue guidance of $14500.00 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $14463.69 billion. More interesting news about Honda Motor Co Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:HMC) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: "General Motors Company (GM) and Honda Motor Co Ltd Work on Fuel Cells" with publication date: January 30, 2017. 977,297 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock's market capitalization is 51.62B, it has a 52-week low of 27.05 and a 52-week high of 32.17. HMC's 50-day average is $27.59 and its two hundred day average is $29.21. The stock of Honda Motor Co Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:HMC) has "Underperform" rating given on Friday, May 13 by Credit Agricole.
Honda Motor posted a 0.9 per cent rise in operating profit for the first quarter as strong Asian sales of cars and motorcycles helped offset a slide in North American demand, while a positive currency impact also aided the bottom line.
Brokers have set a 1 year consensus target price of $21.00 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.64 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Consolidated profit before income taxes for the fiscal first quarter amounted to 335.0 billion yen, an increase of 16.1% compared to the same period previous year. Honda Motor Company had a net margin of 4.44% and a return on equity of 8.54%.
Quarterly sales rose 7 percent to just over ¥3.7 trillion.
Honda Motor Company (NYSE:HMC) pays an annual dividend of Community Ranking: with a yield of 2.62% and an average dividend growth of -9.20% based on a 3 Year Average.
A number of analysts have issued reports on HMC shares. Nomura raised Honda Motor from a reduce rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Tuesday. Jefferies Group now has a "Buy" rating and a $33.18 price target on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co downgraded shares of Honda Motor from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company's stock. The stock now has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $33.59.
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