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Previous close30.39
Open30.60
Bid30.58 x 2200
Ask30.59 x 800
Day's range30.43 - 30.62
52-week range21.71 - 31.92
Volume703,059
Avg. volume915,400
Market cap52.442B
Beta (5Y monthly)1.05
PE ratio (TTM)13.90
EPS (TTM)2.20
Earnings dateN/A
Forward dividend & yield0.78 (2.57%)
Ex-dividend date29 Dec 2020
1y target est35.06
  • Chip Shortages Force More Cuts at North American Auto Plants
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    Chip Shortages Force More Cuts at North American Auto Plants

    (Bloomberg) -- Supply Lines is a daily newsletter that tracks Covid-19’s impact on trade. Sign up here, and subscribe to our Covid-19 podcast for the latest news and analysis on the pandemic.Automakers are expanding and extending production cuts at some North American plants as they cope with a worsening global shortage of semiconductors.Chips for use in cars and trucks have been harder to come by as semiconductor makers have allocated more capacity to consumer products. The pandemic has caused a surge in orders for smartphones, TVs and computers as people try to make extended life at home more bearable, leaving less capacity for a stronger-than-expected rebound in vehicle demand. Recent weather-related disruptions of petrochemical supplies in the southern U.S. and a fire at a chipmaking plant in Japan have exacerbated the shutdowns.Read more: Fire and Ice Aggravate Chip Supply Headache for Car IndustryConsultant AlixPartners has said the chip shortage could cost automakers $61 billion in lost sales this year. The recent setbacks could further delay an expected second-quarter recovery in output. “Production is shrinking, not increasing, so the balance between supply and demand is only getting worse,” said Takeshi Miyao, an analyst at researcher Carnorama.The biggest auto companies aren’t the only companies getting squeezed by the chip crisis. Truckmaker Paccar Inc. on March 31 said first-quarter deliveries have been reduced by about 3,000 vehicles.Here’s the current situation for major auto manufacturers in North America.General Motors Co.April 13: General Motors updated its notice from last week to say that it’s doing a little better than expected at its Spring Hill Assembly plant in Tennessee. The site will resume production the week of April 19, a week earlier than it had expected. In addition, the automaker said it no longer expects to lose production of its Chevrolet Blazer at Mexico’s Ramos Assembly during the week of April 19.April 8: GM said it plans to resume production at a plant in Wentzville, Missouri, the week of April 12. Its factory in Spring Hill, will be down during the weeks of April 12 and April 19. A plant near Lansing, Michigan, will idle production for the week of April 19. Another Lansing-area factory will extend its downtime through the week of April 26.GM’s CAMI Assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, and its Fairfax Assembly plant in Kansas City, Kansas, will extend downtime through the week of May 10. In Mexico, the Ramos Assembly plant will be down the week of April 19. Only production of the Chevrolet Blazer sport-utility vehicle will be affected, the company said.March 24: The Wentzville plant, which makes the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size trucks, was slated for two weeks of downtime starting March 29. GM extended downtime by two weeks at its Lansing Grand River plant. The factory, which makes the Cadillac CT4 and CT5 and Chevrolet Camaro, idled production March 15.Starting the week of April 5, GM’s assembly plant in San Luis Potosi, Mexico -- which has been down since Feb. 8 -- was scheduled to restart with two shifts. The factory makes the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain.March 3: The automaker said its Gravatai plant in Brazil would be affected by downtime in April and May.Ford Motor Co.April 14: For the weeks of April 19 and 26, downtime is set for the automaker’s assembly plants in Chicago; Flat Rock, Michigan; and Kansas City, Missouri, affecting lines for both F-150 trucks and Transit vans. Meanwhile, a plant in Ohio will build only Super Duty chassis cabs and medium-duty trucks. Kentucky Truck Plant will be down the weeks of April 26 and May 3 and there are some shift restrictions through May 31. And it’s not just in the U.S.: A joint venture in Turkey, Ford Otosan, will temporarily halt production of the Transit Custom, including the Tourneo, and Transit 2-Ton vans in Golcuk from April 19 to June 13.April 8: For the week of April 12, Ford is shutting a SUV plant in Chicago that builds the Explorer model, its Mustang factory in Michigan and the Transit van line at its assembly facility Kansas City.Ford also is canceling the traditional two-week summer shutdown at six factories in the U.S. to make up for lost production from the chip shortage. The automaker said it is planning its highest summer production in more than 15 years.March 31: The automaker said its F-150 plant in Dearborn, Michigan, will be down the week of April 5 and April 12. Truck operations in Kansas City were slated to halt the week of April 5. Ford’s Louisville Assembly Plant in Kentucky was scheduled to shut the weeks of April 12 and April 19, and its Oakville Assembly Complex in Ontario, Canada, will be down the weeks of April 12, 19 and 26.Ford also canceled some overtime shifts at multiple plants as late as June.March 22: The company stopped production at a commercial vehicle factory in Avon Lake, Ohio, with plans to resume output on March 29. Ford also dropped one shift until March 29 at a truck plant in Kentucky that makes vehicles including the F-250 pickup and Expedition SUV.March 21: Ford canceled an extra shift at the truck factory in Kentucky.March 18: The carmaker canceled night shifts for two days at another assembly plant in Louisville -- where it makes the Ford Escape and Lincoln Corsair -- due to the U.S. winter storm in Feb. and chip shortage.Toyota Motor Corp.April 8: The carmaker said in an emailed statement that its production has been affected at factories in Kentucky, Mississippi, Texas, West Virginia and Mexico “due to Covid and recent severe weather-related events.” The Tundra full-size truck production line at its plant in San Antonio, Texas, remains idled, it said.March 22: An unspecified petrochemical shortage affected output of 10 models made at plants in Kentucky, Mississippi, Texas, West Virginia and Mexico. Output has been curtailed for Toyota’s Camry, Camry Hybrid, Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, RAV4 Hybrid, Lexus ES 350, Lexus ES 300h, Tundra, Tacoma and Corolla models.March 17: A dearth of petrochemicals affected output at the carmaker’s plants in Kentucky, West Virginia and Mexico, according to a spokesman who didn’t provide further details.Honda Motor Co.April 1: The automaker said it would resume normal output at all vehicle, engine and transmission plants in North America.March 22: Honda said its purchasing and production teams were working to “limit the impact of this situation and are adjusting production as necessary,” the company said in an in an email, without elaborating.March 17: The carmaker suspended production at some plants across the U.S. and Canada, including factories in Alabama, Indiana, Ohio and Ontario, blaming the impact from the pandemic, chip shortages and severe winter weather on its supply chain.Stellantis NVMarch 26: The automaker plans to idle five factories in North America starting March 29 through early to mid-April, according to a company spokesperson. The facilities include a pickup factory in Warren, Michigan; a Jeep Cherokee sport-utility vehicle plant in Belvidere, Illinois; a Jeep Compass SUV factory in Toluca, Mexico; a muscle car plant in Brampton, Ontario; and a minivan-manufacturing facility in Windsor, Ontario.March 25: The union representing workers in Windsor said in a tweet the minivan plant would be down for a month.March 20: Stellantis, formed recently from the merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and PSA Group, said production of its Ram Classic trucks in Warren and Saltillo, Mexico, will be affected “for a number of weeks.”Nissan Motor Co.April 14: The Japanese automaker canceled its Sunday-night and Friday-dayside shifts for the rest of April at its assembly factory in Smyrna, Tennessee. In Mississippi, the Canton assembly plant is canceling its Sunday-night and Friday-dayside production of Titan and Frontier models for the rest of April, while Altima car output will be shut down on six days scattered throughout the remainder of the month. In Mexico, the Aguascalientes Plant 1 is canceling production on April 16, 17 and 24. March 25: Nissan said it planned to resume production on March 26 at a plant in Aguascalientes a week after it halted output.March 23: Nissan restarted an assembly line at a plant in Canton, Mississippi, and a production line at a factory in Smyrna, Tennessee, both of which had been suspended since March 19.March 22: Nissan resumed output on another assembly line in Canton that had been off line since March 20.BMW AGMarch 22: BMW “production remains unaffected” in North America, the company said in an email.Tesla Inc.Feb. 8: Electric-vehicle manufacturer said in a 10-K filing that “increased demand for personal electronics has created a shortfall of microchip supply, and it is yet unknown how we may be impacted.”Daimler AGFeb. 5: The Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, was “running as planned,” a Daimler spokesperson said.Hyundai Motor Co.Feb. 5: The South Korean automaker said in a statement that it was “closely monitoring the situation and collaborating with our supplier partners to maintain stable production.”For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2021 Bloomberg L.P.

  • Lithium Americas Corp, PLBY Group, Ford, Toyota and Honda Motor highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day
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    Lithium Americas Corp, PLBY Group, Ford, Toyota and Honda Motor highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

    Lithium Americas Corp, PLBY Group, Ford, Toyota and Honda Motor highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

  • GlobeNewswire

    Honda and Verizon 5G Agreement Could Benefit Cell Tower Companies Like Digital Locations

    The agreement between Honda and Verizon to use 5G and edge computing to make driving safer for drivers and pedestrians may dramatically increase the need for 5G cell tower sitesSANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Digital Locations, Inc. (DLOC), an aggregator and developer of cell tower sites for the 5G revolution, today commented that the agreement between Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and Honda (NYSE: HMC) to study how 5G connectivity coupled with edge computing could allow for faster communication between cars, pedestrians and infrastructure. This announcement demonstrates the need to dramatically increase the number of 5G cell tower sites in the U.S. The goal of the study is to discover how enhanced communications being transmitted via 5G and processed at the edge could ultimately allow cars to avoid collisions and hazards and find safer routes. In order to make this a reality, 5G antennas must be spaced every few hundred feet apart on roads throughout the country. “The recent agreement between Honda and Verizon comes as very welcome news to Digital Locations,” said Bill Beifuss, the Company’s president. “The major carriers need a creative and streamlined solution to identify and activate real estate sites that can support such an increased demand in 5G infrastructure. Our more than 110,000 pre-qualified wireless cell sites and patented software makes it easy for carriers to identify, analyze and activate sites to meet the increased demand for 5G.” Mr. Beifuss concluded, “Digital Locations is primed to support Verizon and Honda’s mission as most of our 5G sites are situated on roads and highways throughout the country. These strategically located assets could make it much easier for carriers and car companies to gather and process vital data at the edge.” About Digital Locations, Inc. Digital Locations, Inc., is an aggregator and developer of cell tower and small cell sites for the 5G revolution. 5G wireless networks are expected to be 100 times faster than current 4G LTE networks. This will enable global scale killer applications such as self-driving cars, the Internet of things (IOT), mobile streaming of 4K videos, real-time hologram-based collaboration, and lag-free high definition gaming. To realize this vision, many new 5G antennas are needed because high frequency 5G signals cannot travel farther than 100 meters. It is estimated that more than 1 million new 5G cell towers must be added in the United States alone. We currently have rights to more than 110,000 pre-qualified wireless cell sites that can be developed to help meet the demands of 5G networks. Using our patented software system, network operators such as Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile Sprint can easily contract with site owners all over the U.S, to quickly build out their wireless networks. Our goal is to continue to acquire the rights to more sites and become a “landlord” of tomorrow’s wireless communications assets. To learn more about Digital Locations please visit www.digitallocations.com Safe Harbor Statement Matters discussed in this press release contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used in this press release, the words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "may," "intend," "expect" and similar expressions identify such forward-looking statements. Actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those contemplated, expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained herein, and while expected, there is no guarantee that we will attain the aforementioned anticipated developmental milestones. These forward-looking statements are based largely on the expectations of the Company and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. These include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties associated with: the impact of economic, competitive and other factors affecting the Company and its operations, markets, product, and distributor performance, the impact on the national and local economies resulting from terrorist actions, and U.S. actions subsequently; and other factors detailed in reports filed by the Company. Press Contact:communications@digitallocations.com(805) 456-7000