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Q3 Bottom Line Beats From GM And Chrysler; Will Ford Be Next?

Q3 Bottom Line Beats From GM And Chrysler; Will Ford Be Next?

The automobile sector kicked off Q3 earnings results in a positive fashion. Both General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE: FCAU) delivered better-than-expected results for the September quarter.

GM reported EPS of $1.72 on revenue of $42.8 billion. This topped analysts' estimates by $0.28 and $3.51 billion respectively.

Fiat Chrysler reported adjusted EPS of euro 0.47 on revenue of euro 26.836 billion. In U.S. dollars, the company's EPS is $0.51.

The positive results bode well for a similar beat from Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), which is expected to announce results on Thursday. The Street expects the company to deliver EPS of $0.20 on revenue of $33.1 billion.

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However, on the back of the beats and ahead of Ford's release, the stocks showed little positive reactions:

  • Fiat Chrysler was recently seen up 0.46 percent at $6.54.
  • Ford was down 1.79 percent at $11.82.
  • GM was down 4.28 percent at $31.57.

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