|Bid||122.04 x 1000|
|Ask||121.92 x 800|
|Day's range||121.18 - 123.42|
|52-week range||76.04 - 124.63|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.98|
|PE ratio (TTM)||78.02|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.80 (0.65%)|
|Ex-dividend date||29 Jul 2021|
|1y target est||N/A|
Citing supply chain challenges, IHS said it was cutting its light vehicle production forecast by 6.2% for 2021 and 9.3% for 2022, to stand at 75.8 million units and 82.6 million units, respectively. Packaging and testing operations within the semiconductor sector in Malaysia were impacted due to the government's lockdown measures in early June, IHS said, compounding difficulties in an already constrained supply chain. Automakers from General Motors to Japan's Toyota have slashed output and sales forecasts due to scarce chip supplies, made worse by a COVID-19 resurgence in key Asian semiconductor production hubs.
Britain's construction industry grew at its weakest pace since the lockdown of early 2021 last month, hit by a severe shortage of building supplies which have risen sharply in price, a survey showed on Monday. "Supply chain disruption continued to disrupt activity across the UK construction sector, as demand for materials and logistics capacity outstripped supply," Usamah Bhatti, an economist at IHS Markit, said. Britain, like other countries, is facing a shortage of lorry drivers.
(Bloomberg) -- Sign up for the New Economy Daily newsletter, follow us @economics and subscribe to our podcast.Business activity in Saudi Arabia last month grew at the weakest pace in 10 months as lower export demand weighed on the kingdom’s non-oil economy. A Purchasing Managers’ Index compiled by IHS Markit fell to 54.1 in August from 55.8 in the previous month, remaining above 50, the mark that separates growth from contraction. The survey showed employment growth remained negligible while st