Consumer Cyclical Sector Overview; Gentex (GNTX) Declares Fiscal Q4 Results while Ford Motor (F) Projects $2 Billion Loss in Europe

Consumer Cyclical was the only sector finished lower on Tuesday and sector plunged -0.02%. If we look at the top movers of the sector so Polaris Industries Inc (NYSE:PII) and Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) were major percentage decliners while key percentage gainer was Park-Ohio Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:PKOH).

Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) announced that fiscal Q4 net income was $39.60 million or $0.28 a share evaluated against $40.47 million or $0.28 a share in similar period previous year. Per share profit for the three months period finished December 31, 2012 comprise the litigation deal with AVS.

Gentex Corporation’s YTD performance was recorded as 3.47% while its market capitalization was $2.77 billion. The company has P/B ratio of 2.53 while P/E ratio was booked as 16.56. Institutional ownership owns 90.81% shares of the company while beta factor, which is used to measure riskiness of the security, was 1.41. Net profit margin of the company was 15.41% while its gross profit margin was 34.02%.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) announced that it project to lose almost $2 billion in Europe current year as a likely recession in the area continues to sap demand for cars.

The second-biggest United States automaker’s Europe business lost $732 million in the fiscal Q4 and $1.75 billion in the area for the full year, over its earlier estimates given in October of almost $1.5 billion.

Ford Motor Company has market capitalization of $50.10 billion. Its debt to equity ratio was 5.34 while its shares were looking forward SMA50 with 7.39. The company offered earnings per share of 4.42 while its 3.74 billion shares were outstanding. YTD performance of the stock was 2.18%.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has the market capitalization of $44.55 billion. The company’s EPS was 2.66 while its 1.57 billion shares were outstanding. Its institutional ownership was 36.82%. Shares of the company were moving ahead of SMA50 with 5.05% while its YTD performance was -1.32%.

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