Fleet sales accounted for ~35.4% of Ford’s total US sales in February 2017.
In February 2017, Ford’s US sales to retail customers dropped 3% YoY to 134,576 vehicle units.
Total auto sales in the US stood at ~1.3 million vehicle units in February 2017. In January 2017, US auto sales stood at ~1.1 million.
Electronic Arts (EA) generated investor returns of 39.3% in the trailing-12-month period and 6.9% in the trailing-one-month period.
Electronic Arts’ (EA) operating cash flow in fiscal 3Q17 increased to $1.1 billion from $226 million in fiscal 3Q16.
In fiscal 4Q17, Electronic Arts (EA) expects GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) revenues of $1.07 billion.
Electronic Arts (EA) expects its gross margin to be 72.1% by the end of fiscal 2017.
Electronic Arts’ (EA) iconic game FIFA 17 was the best-selling console title in 2016.
Revenue from EA’s international markets fell 5.0% YoY (year-over-year) from $622.0 million in fiscal 3Q16 to $588.0 million in fiscal 3Q17.
Electronic Arts (EA) aims to build a robust mobile gaming portfolio with live services and content updates.
The gaming space has seen a massive transition to digitalization in the last few quarters.
Electronic Arts beat analyst revenue and earnings expectations in fiscal 3Q17 and exceeded its own revenue and earnings guidance as well.
As of March 9, 2017, Altria was trading at a PE multiple of 22.7x compared to 21.4x before the announcement of its 4Q16 earnings.
Analysts are expecting Altria Group (MO) to post EPS (earnings per share) of $3.30 in 2017. That represents a rise of 8.9% from $3.03 in 2016.
Analysts are expecting Altria to post revenue of ~$19.8 billion in 2017, which represents a rise of 2.3% from ~$19.3 billion in 2016.
On March 9, 2017, Altria Group (MO) hit its 52-week high of $76.44 and closed at $76.19. That’s a 7.0% rise since its 4Q16 earnings on February 1, 2017.
As of March 8, PG was trading at a 12-month forward PE ratio of 22.7x. The company is now trading at a higher valuation multiple than the S&P 500 Index.
Of the 20 analysts covering Procter & Gamble (PG) stock, 40.0% have rated the stock as a “buy” as of March 8.
Procter & Gamble (PG) has a great track record of rewarding investors with higher dividends, share buyback plans, and share exchanges.
Procter & Gamble (PG) has embarked on a restructuring plan that aims to reduce costs and generate healthy margins.