Last December Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) CEO Louis C. Camilleri’s purchased company stock, and he is now in the Pole position to earn millions of dollars, as the company drives forward on all 12 cylinders.
Last July, Ferrari announced MR. Camilleri, former Chairman & CEO of Philip Morris International, was to take the helm following the untimely death of CEO & Chairman Sergio Marchionne.
At the time, many shareholders found the news startling and their reaction put Ferrari back as shares got hammered, but in just 8 months later they are back on their winning pace.
Mr. Camilleri’s decision to buy shares for the 1st time on 14 December 2018 has made his moderate purchase of RACE stock worth over $1-M, and came 2 weeks before Ferrari announced a share buy back program, leading way to a 27% return so far.
During the earnings call on 31 January, Mr. Camilleri told analysts the iconic Italian Supercar maker could boost its financial targets forY 2020.
“We have a stronger order book, we are very bullish on the business.”
Ferrari’s stock price increase is primarily driven by earnings beats, and the upward trajectory at the EBITDA level continues, which will be the case going forward as confirmed by the Ferrari management guidance for Y 2019.
The RACE Buyback Program: On 28 December 2018 Ferrari announced to commencement of its 1st tranche of its share buyback as part of its multi-year share buyback program worth nearly $2-B, which is expected to be completed by Y 2022.
Ferrari’s Brand: Ferrari became the world’s strongest brand, with a score of 94.8 out of 100 and an AAA+ rating just last month.
The Italian supercar manufacturer claimed the title according to the latest Brand Finance Global 500 2019 report launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Ferrari is the Aristocrat of the automotive sector.
HeffX-LTN overall technical outlook for RACE is Bullish across the board, and there is very little resistance here and none above 140.26. All of our Key indicators are Very Bullish in here.