Don’t Be Fooled By Gain in Ford Motor Company [F] Stock

Ford Motor Company [F] shares are up more than 2.55% this year and recently increased 0.02% or $0.16 to settle at $9.24. Analysts expect F to grow earnings at a 8.73% annual rate over the next 5 years. F has a short ratio of 1.38. This implies that the market is currently less bullish on the outlook for F.

On 23, November 2020, Ford to Present at Credit Suisse Industrials and Goldman Sachs Global Automotive Conferences. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, Ford executives will represent the company at two upcoming conferences.

Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] stock was on October 12, 2020, when it was Upgrade with a Buy rating from The Benchmark Company, which also raised its 12-month price target on the stock to $10. Before that, on November 25, 2020, Morgan Stanley Recapitulated an Equal-weight rating and elevated its amount target to $9. On September 08, 2020, Evercore ISI Upgrade an In-line rating and boosted its price target on this stock to $8. On April 15, 2020, Goldman Initiated a Neutral rating and increased its price target to $5. On April 03, 2020, Wolfe Research Downgrade a Peer perform rating. On March 24, 2020, UBS Downgrade a Neutral rating and boosted its amount target on this stock to $4.30. On February 07, 2020, Credit Suisse Downgrade a Neutral rating and decreased its target amount on this stock from $11 to $9. JP Morgan elevated its amount target by recapitulating a higher weight for this stock.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $3.96 and a peak of $9.57. Right now, the middling Wall Street analyst 12-month amount mark is $9.00. At the most recent market close, shares of Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] were valued at $9.24. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of 0.22%.

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] most recently reported quarterly sales of 37.5 billion, which represented growth of 1.40%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $820,526 per employee, while its income is $247 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 5.50%, its Operating Margin is -1.90%, its Pretax Margin is -0.41, and its Net Margin is +0.03. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 0.02, 0.14, 0.29 and 0.03 respectively.

The Principal structure of this organization shows its whole liability to whole principal at 82.53 and the whole liability to whole assets at 60.62. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 53.93 and enduring liability to assets at 0.40 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 9.13 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 9.03. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 9.37 and at 9.51 for 2nd resistance point.

Ford Motor Company [F] reported its earnings at $0.65 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 9/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $0.19/share signifying the difference of 0.46 and 242.10% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 6/29/2020, the stated earnings were -$0.35 calling estimates for -$1.17/share with the difference of 0.82 depicting the surprise of 70.10%.

Important Ratio’s To Watch

Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is 1.20. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.35. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 0.24 and it’s amount to book ratio is 1.14.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by FARLEY JR JAMES D, Chief Operating Officer, and it was the purchase of 0.19 million shares on Apr 30. LECHLEITER JOHN C, the Director, completed a purchase of 10000.0 shares on Mar 16. On Mar 12, LECHLEITER JOHN C, Director, completed a purchase of 10000.0 shares.