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How Did Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Perform in Canada and Italy?

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Price movement

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCAU) stock fell by 1.9% to close at $6.12 per share during the first week of July 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and YTD (year-to-date) price movements were 0%, -15.8%, and -56.3%, respectively, as of July 8. FCAU is trading 5.2% below its 20-day moving average, 12.9% below its 50-day moving average, and 37.1% below its 200-day moving average.

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Related ETF and peers

The Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF (VEA) invests 0.10% of its holdings in Fiat Chrysler. The ETF tracks a market cap–weighted index of large- and mid-cap stocks from developed markets outside the United States, dynamically transitioning to include small-cap and Canadian stocks. The YTD price movement of VEA was -2.7% on July 8.

The market caps of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ competitors are as follows:

  • Toyota Motor Corporation (TM): $167.2 billion
  • Ford Motor Company (F): $52.0 billion
  • Tesla Motors (TSLA): $31.5 billion

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ sales in June 2016

Below is a breakdown of Fiat Chrysler’s US sales in June:

  • Fiat Chrysler US: 197,000 units, a rise of 6.5% over June 2015
  • Jeep: 84,000 units, a rise of 17.0% over June 2015
  • Chrysler: 25,000 units, a fall of 19.7% from June 2015
  • Dodge: 45,000 units, a rise of 3.1% from June 2015
  • Fiat: 2,544 units, a fall of 18.9% from June 2015
  • Ram: 41,000 units, a rise of 14.3% from June 2015

Here’s a breakdown for sales in Canada:

  • Fiat Chrysler Canada reported net sales of 27,776 units, a rise of 2.1% from June 2015.
  • Dodge Grand Caravan reported sales of 6,165 units, a rise of 42.6% from June 2015.
  • Jeep Cherokee reported sales of 2,810 units, a rise of 19.0% from June 2015.
  • Dodge Challenger reported sales of 374 units, a rise of 14.7% from June 2015.
  • The Jeep brand reported sales of 7,693 units, a rise of 11.0% from June 2015.

The breakdown of sales in Italy is as follows:

  • FCA Italy reported a rise in sales of 13.6% from June 2015.
  • The Fiat brand reported a rise in sales of 13.9% from June 2015.
  • Alfa Romeo reported a rise in sales of 34.1% from June 2015.
  • Jeep reported a rise in sales of 20.3% from June 2015.

In the next part of this series, we’ll discuss General Motors.

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