Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) Sets Sales Target of 1 Million Compact Vehicles – F, HMC, GM, TM

  on May 29,2012 Posted in Featured ,Finance
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Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM) senior executive reported on Friday that the Japanese major auto maker plans to achieve a sales target of 1 million compact vehicles in growing markets in the coming 3 years.

Executive Vice President Yukitoshi Funo stated at a press conference that they plan to reach at the level of 1 million by 2015 or to reach that level even prior.

Yukitoshi Funo also declared that the corporation plains to get 100% of its parts locally in growing markets and to make hybrid system components in Asia.

Toyota Motor has mentioned that it plans to boost the ratio of sales in growing markets to 50% of its worldwide sales by 2015, from the present 40%.

Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) advanced +0.09% to settle at $10.60, Honda Motor Co Ltd (ADR)(NYSE:HMC) moved down -0.87% to end at $31.92 while General Motors Company(NYSE:GM) surged +1.81% to finish on Friday at $22.44.

Toyota Motor Corporation (ADR)(NYSE:TM) began the last trading session with a price of $ 77.02 and throughout the session climbed at a high of $77.14 but when day-trade ended the stock finally fell -0.52% to $76.80.

TM had a trade volume of 5.66 million shares was lesser as compared to average trading capacity of 9.80 million shares.

The stock is ahead its 52 week low with 27.22% and lagging behind from its 52 week high price with -11.88%. TM last month stock price volatility remained 1.12%. In its share capital TM has 1.72 billion outstanding shares among them 1.61 billion shares have been floated in market exchange. TM stock institutional ownership remained 1.37%.

Shares price of TM moved down from its 20 days moving average with -2.55% and remote negatively from 50 days moving average with -5.84%. TM current year earnings per share experienced a decline with -30.70% while its current quarter performance remained -8.13%. Company’s beta coefficient included 0.72. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.



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