Fiat Chrysler profit up more than a third as Europe improves

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Fiat Chrysler faced launch costs for its Jeep Compass as it ramped up production globally during the first quarter and should benefit from that launch more as the year goes on.

Fiat Chrysler, like all automakers, continues to struggle in South America where its lost $21.8 (20 million euro) compared with profit of $12 million (11 million euro) for the same period a year ago. This gives investors an idea of how much the security has moved in the past year and whether it is trading near the top, middle or bottom of the range.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU) has a market capitalization of 16.59 Billion.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU)'s distance from 200 day simple moving average is 37.17 percent, its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 7.9 percent, while its distance from 20 day simple moving average is 12.92 percent. Baillie Gifford & Co the second biggest holder with 85 million shares now valued at 780.24 million whilst Harris Associates L.P. has 57 million shares valued at 515.70 million. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance. Marchionne said the first quarter would likely be the weakest of the year, as FCA spent heavily to begin the process of retooling plants in the make more trucks and SUVs. For the quarter, shares are performing at -3.13%. Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company's profitability. For investors, Forward P/E ratio allows a quick snapshot of the company's finances without getting bogged down in the details of an accounting report.

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Among 3 analysts covering Matson (NYSE:MATX), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. This recommendation lands on a scale between 1 and 5.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU) where 1 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 2 analysts said it's a Buy, 0 rated the stock as Hold, 1 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. Float is the number of shares available for trading of a particular stock. Allianz Asset Management AG now owns 8,517,441 shares of the company's stock worth $77,679,000 after buying an additional 7,070,410 shares during the period. Developed by J. Welles Wilder, ATR is an indicator that measures volatility. (NASDAQ:SPPI). California State Teachers Retirement System owns 0% invested in Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU) has been given an average price target of $15.22 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz. RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the company.