Ally Financial (ALLY) Received Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.16

Marco Green
April 18, 2018

The company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.07. Its revenue totaled $1.46 billion down -0.43% from the previous quarter. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $17.48 and compares with the $15.10 52-week low. About 19.75 million shares traded. Since April 17, 2017 ALLY has risen 34.39% and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.07% the S&P500.

Ally Financial Inc (NYSE:ALLY) recorded an increase of 1.59% in shorted shares. Oaktree Capital Management Lp sold 133,300 shares as the company's stock declined 10.36% with the market.

Ally Financial Inc., a diversified financial services company, provides a range of financial services and products for consumers, businesses, automotive dealers, and corporate clients in the United States.The firm is valued at $11.97 billion. 1,862,579 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,145,342. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 14 of analysts who cover ALLY having a buy-equivalent rating. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.89%. (NASDAQ:FB). Green Square Capital Lc invested in 0.63% or 23,905 shares.

Jefferies Group Llc increased Third Pt Reins Ltd (NYSE:TPRE) stake by 24,082 shares to 34,382 valued at $504,000 in 2017Q4. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB now owns 66,874 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $1,950,000 after acquiring an additional 4,544 shares in the last quarter.

Among 55 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 50 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Waste Management Inc. had 46 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, March 26 by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, July 5 with "Buy". On Tuesday, January 30 the firm has "Sell" rating given by Stephens. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of FB in report on Thursday, November 3 with "Outperform" rating. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, August 27 report. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Ally Financial from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $33.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Therefore 71% are positive. Ally Financial's payout ratio is 21.76%. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, October 26 by BMO Capital Markets. On Wednesday, January 31 the firm has "Market Perform" rating by BMO Capital Markets given. Ally Financial now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $32.94.

Ally Financial Inc is a digital financial services company. (NYSE:ALLY) on Friday, September 22 with "Buy" rating. On Wednesday, January 31 Morgan Stanley maintained Ally Financial Inc.

NYSE:ALLY opened at $27.53 on Monday. Piper Jaffray has "Buy" rating and $2500 target. On Thursday, October 26 Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of ALLY in report with "Buy" rating. Susquehanna maintained Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE:ALLY) on Wednesday, April 26 with "Buy" rating. On Tuesday, December 5 the rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy". TheStreet lowered Ally Financial from a "b-" rating to a "c" rating in a research note on Friday, March 24th. It also increased its holding in Echo Global Logistics Inc (Prn) by 5.65M shares in the quarter, for a total of 12.14M shares, and has risen its stake in Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp (Prn).

Analysts await Ally Financial Inc.

ALLY has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Over the last five days, shares have managed 0.15% gains and now is up 6.56% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $27.52.

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