Daimler (DDAIF) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Daimler (OTCMKTS:DDAIF) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Thursday.

According to Zacks, “DAIMLER AG with its businesses Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Daimler Financial Services, Mercedes-Benz Vans and Daimler Buses, is a globally leading producer of premium passenger cars and the largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in the world. The Daimler Financial Services division has a broad offering of financial services, including vehicle financing, leasing, insurance and fleet management. “

Separately, ValuEngine lowered Daimler from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, April 7th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $89.00.

Shares of DDAIF traded up $0.90 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $79.72. The stock had a trading volume of 17,171 shares, compared to its average volume of 37,354. The firm has a market cap of $85.03 billion, a PE ratio of 7.17, a PEG ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 1.69. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 1.23 and a quick ratio of 0.93. Daimler has a 52 week low of $69.33 and a 52 week high of $94.41.

Daimler (OTCMKTS:DDAIF) last issued its earnings results on Friday, April 27th. The company reported $2.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.44 by $0.17. Daimler had a return on equity of 16.52% and a net margin of 6.10%. The firm had revenue of $48.88 billion for the quarter. sell-side analysts anticipate that Daimler will post 11.37 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About Daimler

Daimler AG, together its subsidiaries, develops and manufactures passenger cars, trucks, vans, and buses in Germany and internationally. It operates through Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses, and Daimler Financial Services segments. The Mercedes-Benz Cars segment offers premium vehicles of the Mercedes-Benz brand, including the Mercedes-AMG and Mercedes-Maybach brands; and small cars under the smart and Mercedes me brands, as well as electric mobility products under the EQ brand.

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