Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] stock went on a downward path that fall over -2.78% on Wednesday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -1.91%. The company report on October 29, 2020 that Ford’s Strong Q3 Driven by Higher Demand, Operating Execution, With Game-Changing Vehicle Launches Starting in Fourth Quarter.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) today reported its 2020 third quarter financial results. Click here or visit media.ford.com to view the news release. Visit shareholder.ford.com for the slide presentation and access the webcast to the Ford earnings call, which begins at 5 p.m. ET. The call will feature Jim Farley, president and CEO; John Lawler, chief financial officer; and other members of the Ford senior management team.
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Over the last 12 months, F stock dropped by -10.88%. The one-year Ford Motor Company stock forecast points to a potential upside of 3.27. The average equity rating for F stock is currently 2.70, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $30.27 billion, with 3.98 billion shares outstanding and 3.83 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 58.93M shares, F stock reached a trading volume of 79592055 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on Ford Motor Company [F]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for F shares is $7.96 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on F stock is a recommendation set at 2.70. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
The Benchmark Company have made an estimate for Ford Motor Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on October 12, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on September 08, 2020, representing the official price target for Ford Motor Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $5, while Goldman analysts kept a Neutral rating on F stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Ford Motor Company is set at 0.24, with the Price to Sales ratio for F stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.23. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.99, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 14.53. Price to Free Cash Flow for F in the course of the last twelve months was 4.06 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.20.
F Stock Performance Analysis:
Ford Motor Company [F] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.91. With this latest performance, F shares gained by 16.67% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 51.28% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -10.88% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for F stock in for the last two-week period is set at 56.23, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 51.58, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 56.85 for Ford Motor Company [F]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 7.14, while it was recorded at 8.00 for the last single week of trading, and 6.57 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Ford Motor Company Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Ford Motor Company [F] shares currently have an operating margin of +0.35 and a Gross Margin at +12.26. Ford Motor Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +0.03.
Return on Total Capital for F is now 0.29, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 0.03. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 0.14, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.02. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Ford Motor Company [F] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 472.26. Additionally, F Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 82.53, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 60.62. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 308.60, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 53.93.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Ford Motor Company [F] managed to generate an average of $247 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 2.42 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.61.Ford Motor Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 1.30.
F Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Ford Motor Company posted 0.12/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.15/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -20.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for F. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Ford Motor Company go to 1.26%.
Ford Motor Company [F] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $14,673 million, or 50.70% of F stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of F stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 295,703,445, which is approximately -5.715% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 267,992,119 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.06 billion in F stocks shares; and NEWPORT TRUST CO, currently with $1.46 billion in F stock with ownership of nearly 3.56% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Ford Motor Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of October and at the time of the October reporting period, where 422 institutional holders increased their position in Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] by around 107,491,815 shares. Additionally, 574 investors decreased positions by around 179,615,971 shares, while 198 investors held positions by with 1,618,526,751 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,905,634,537 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. F stock had 99 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,624,414 shares, while 129 institutional investors sold positions of 20,788,436 shares during the same period.