Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] closed the trading session at $11.82 on 05/07/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $11.52, while the highest price level was $11.83. The company report on May 4, 2021 that Ford Electrified Vehicle Sales Post Best Sales Month Ever – Up 262 Percent on Mustang Mach-E and F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid.
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Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) reported its April 2021 U.S. sales results. Click here or visit media.ford.com to view the news release.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 34.47 percent and weekly performance of 2.43 percent. The stock has been moved at 54.71 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -5.52 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 2.69 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 66.97M shares, F reached to a volume of 41216049 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about 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 $13.03 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 2.60. 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.
Wolfe Research have made an estimate for Ford Motor Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on April 22, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Wells Fargo raised their target price to Overweight. The new note on the price target was released on April 05, 2021, representing the official price target for Ford Motor Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $9 to $16, while Barclays kept a Overweight rating on F stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Ford Motor Company is set at 0.36, with the Price to Sales ratio for F stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.35. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.39, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 12.05. Price to Free Cash Flow for F in the course of the last twelve months was 1.89 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.10.
F stock trade performance evaluation
Ford Motor Company [F] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 2.43. With this latest performance, F shares dropped by -5.52% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 54.71% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 142.71% 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 47.32, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 48.19, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 48.13 for Ford Motor Company [F]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 12.28, while it was recorded at 11.64 for the last single week of trading, and 9.43 for the last 200 days.
Ford Motor Company [F]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Ford Motor Company [F] shares currently have an operating margin of -3.60 and a Gross Margin at +10.00. Ford Motor Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -1.01.
Return on Total Capital for F is now -2.39, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -0.92. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -4.00, with Return on Assets sitting at -0.49. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Ford Motor Company [F] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 531.11. Additionally, F Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 84.15, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 60.99. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 362.76, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 57.48.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Ford Motor Company [F] managed to generate an average of -$6,876 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 2.20 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.48.Ford Motor Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.10 and a Current Ratio set at 1.20.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Ford Motor Company [F] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Ford Motor Company posted -0.35/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -1.17/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 70.10%. 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 48.33%.
Ford Motor Company [F]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $24,213 million, or 53.80% of F stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of F stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 288,820,844, which is approximately -0.706% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 281,864,852 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.31 billion in F stocks shares; and NEWPORT TRUST CO, currently with $2.0 billion in F stock with ownership of nearly -4.142% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Ford Motor Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 677 institutional holders increased their position in Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] by around 214,642,132 shares. Additionally, 473 investors decreased positions by around 114,056,674 shares, while 179 investors held positions by with 1,733,717,595 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 2,062,416,401 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. F stock had 198 new institutional investments in for a total of 30,905,330 shares, while 106 institutional investors sold positions of 11,227,692 shares during the same period.