Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) - Today's Hot Stock Under Review

Marco Green
April 4, 2018

The falls extended recent declines triggered by raised debate in the USA about competition and privacy rules, in addition to tensions over trade.

The Nasdaq gave up 193 points, or 2.74 percent, to 6,870.

USA technology companies with large operations in China could be exposed to retaliation if the dispute escalates. Analysts' mean recommendation for the stock is 2.90 (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range).

Ford Motor Company is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan.

Historical Performance Review: To understand the smudge picture investors will must to look a little deeper. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 23.2%. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Ford Motor Co. now has a Weekly performance of 2.84%, monthly performance percentage is 5.54 percent, Quarterly performance is -12.7 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of -8.17% and Yearly Performance is -5.97 percent.

Shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) closed the previous trading session at $10.86, experiencing a change of -1.99% with 43,598,096 shares trading hands. Ltd. now owns 759,873 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $9,171,000 after buying an additional 154,300 shares during the last quarter. Susquehanna Bancshares set a $12.00 price target on shares of Ford Motor and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, March 14th.

In other news, insider Hau N. Thai-Tang sold 18,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 4th. A beta of less than 1 means that the security is theoretically less volatile than the market. Shares of C moved downward with change of -9.79% to its 50-day Moving average. If the markets make a firm price movement, then the strength of that movement depends on the volume for that period. The higher the relative volume is the more in play it is because more traders are watching and trading it.

Institutional Ownership/ Insider Ownership: Ford Motor Company institutional ownership is held at 59.2% while insider ownership was 0.1%. Institutions purchase large blocks of a company's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. The first trade took place at $11.06 and the stock went down -1.99% to attain the closing price of $10.86. Short-term as well long term shareholders always focus on the liquidity of the stocks so for that concern, liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 1.20 as current ratio and on the opponent side the debt to equity ratio was 4.42 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 2.94.

The stock has a beta of 1.04 compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are more extreme than the market as a whole. A lower P/B ratio could mean that the stock is undervalued.

Its P/Cash valued at 1.09.

The stock has observed its SMA50 which is now -0.31%. In looking at volatility levels, the shares saw weekly volatility of 7.50% and 4.35% over the past month. Comparatively, the company has a Gross margin 10.4%. Investors often use this ratio to evaluate what a stock's fair market value should be by predicting future earnings per share. Return on Assets (ROA) ratio indicates how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. A performance measure used to estimate the efficiency of an investment or to compare the ability of some different investments. ARGI Investment Services LLC increased its position in Ford Motor by 2.0% during the third quarter.

The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $0.39/share. The 1 year EPS growth rate is 135.60%. One obvious showing off to identify high earnings per portion count together companies are to locate companies that have demonstrated such build up beyond the p.s. 5 to 10 years. We can't have enough maintenance the once will always reflect the hard, but logically stocks that have grown earnings per allowance sharply in the after are an excellent bet to continue to take effect as a result. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $144.85 a share. There may be many price targets for only protection. The company had revenue of $38.50 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $36.96 billion.

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