Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Sep 23, '17

The analysis below may be helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about ALLY stock:

  • Is ALLY a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold ALLY stock today?
  • Is ALLY a good buy / a good investment?
  • What are ALLY analyst opinions, recommendations, ratings?

Here are ALLY stock buy reasons/signals:

1. ALLY forward dividend yield is 2.17%, higher than the industry (0.57%) and sector (0.14%) forward dividend yields.

2. ALLY forward P/E ratio is 8.44, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios.

3. ALLY Price/Book ratio is 0.75, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios.

4. ALLY average analyst rating is Buy.

5. ALLY average analyst price target ($26.09) is above its current price ($23.32).

Here are ALLY stock sell reasons/signals:

1. ALLY stock price ($23.32) is close to the 52-week high ($23.48). Perhaps now is a good time to sell?

2. ALLY quarterly revenue growth was -7.00%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (6.92% and 6.82%, respectively).

3. ALLY profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -2.66pp.

4. ALLY short share of float is 4.76%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

5. ALLY short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 4.51. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on ALLY?

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