Ferrari NV (NYSE:RACE) announced that the Company has purchased, under the 4th Tranche of the common share buyback program announced on 11 March 2021, additional common shares reported in aggregate form, on a daily basis on the Italian Stock Exchange (MTA) as follows:
Number of common shares purchased
Average price per share
Consideration excluding fees
Since the announcement of the 4th Tranche of the buyback program dated 11 March 2021 till 30 March 2021, the total invested consideration has been:
• Euro 11,775,813.60 for No. 70,000 common shares purchased on the MTA.
As of 31 March 2021, Ferrari held in treasury No. 8,982,511 common shares equal to 3.49% of the total issued share capital including the common shares and the special voting shares, net of shares assigned under the Company’s equity incentive plans.
Since 1 January 2019 until 30 March 2021, the Company has purchased a total of 3,797,185 own common shares on MTA and NYSE for a total consideration of Euro 515,198,046.76.
A comprehensive overview of the transactions carried out under the buyback program, as well as the details of the above transactions, are available on Ferrari’s corporate website under the Buyback Programs section (http://corporate.ferrari.com/en/investors/stock-and-shareholder-corner/buyback-programs).
Ferrari is The Aristocrat of the automotive sector.
Our overall technical outlook is still Bullish, a Key indicators are Bullish long-term. Ferrari reported strong earnings for Q-3 on 3 November and did the same for Q-4 and F-Y 2020 as reported on 2 February.
Ferrari closed Wednesday at 209.54 within its 52 wk range of 127.73 – 233.66 in NY. It’s all time high in NY was marked at 233.66 intraday on 29 December.
Key technical indicator have turned Very Bullish. The candlestick pattern indicates the confirmation of the break out at 196.01 on 3 November and confirmed.
The Key support is strong at 202.06 and the Key resistance is at 210.96 at the close Wednesday in NY.
Note: At the beginning of Y 2020 I called RACE at 230 by year’s end, the stock was trading at 165.22 on 1 January 2020, on 29 December 2020 it marked 233.66 intraday, its all time high
The Maranello Outfit’s shares were raised to Buy from Hold at HSBC, and Buys at Morgan Stanley and Bank of America.
UBS is now calling the stock at 365. Citi downgraded the stock from Neutral to sell. I have not seen any other Street downgrades.
Ferrari will continue to create value in the long term as it becomes the world’s 1st Super Luxury brand.
Ferrari is a quality 1st long term luxury products investment, BAML raised its call to 270 long term.
I have raised my long term target to 375, a Strong Bull call, the strongest on the Street and am holding the mark during this recent profit taking, and seeing RACE as a buying opportunity.
Ferrari has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price at 243.60.
The Maranello Outfit’s shares were raised downgraded from Buy to Hold at HSBC Thursday.
Ferrari will continue to create value in the long term. Ferrari is a quality 1st long term luxury products investment, and I am calling it 375 long term, the Top on the Street, and adjusting it to 250/share short term.
A number of large investors have recently bought shares of RACE, and there have been very few instances of insider selling over the past yr that we have seen.
The stock is considered defensive in the sector.
Have a healthy day, Keep the Faith!