Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) finished Wednesday with a subtraction of -$0.13 to close at $15.51, a downside of -0.83 percent. An average of 78,765,203 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a gain of $1.39 in the past week. The last 20 days have seen an average of 74,689,117 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 61,878,309.
F stock has increased by 20.61% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $12.63 on 09/20/21. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 06/04/21, shares of the company touched a low of $7.37 and a high of $16.45 in 52 weeks. In spite of this, the price is down -5.74% from the 52-week high.
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114 days have passed since Ford Motor Company (F) last reported insider trading activity. Rowley Stuart J., who is President, Ford of Europe, most recently acquired $15,000 shares at $15.00 per share on Jun 22. In this transaction, the insider spent $225,000. President, Ford of Europe, Rowley Stuart J., disposed of 37,414 shares at a price of $14.82 on Jun 21. The insider now owns more than $554,479 worth of shares. Prior to that, President, Ford of Europe Rowley Stuart J. went on to Sale 15,000 shares at $14.62 each on Jun 18. An amount of $219,360 was transacted.
Ford Motor Company (F) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 18.33, which compares with the 15.45 for the broader industry and 31.09 for the sector. In the last five years, Ford Motor Company’s PE ratio has ranged between 471.00 and 4.829. The stock’s beta is 1.05. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 0.44, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 1.79, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 3.94.
The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was $0.15 a share, without any change from last year.
The quick ratio of Ford Motor Company for the three months ended June 29 was 1.10, and the current ratio was 1.20, indicating that the company is able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 2.91 and a total debt to equity ratio of 4.24 for the quarter ending June 29. On the profitability front, the trailing 12-month gross margin is 10.20% against a 5-year average of 14.6%. Ford Motor Company’s EBITDA margin for the year ending June 29 is 2.27%, while its operating margin for the same period stands at 1.70%. Its gross profit as reported stood at $14.39 billion compared to revenue of $127.14 billion.
For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, Ford Motor Company’s return on assets was 1.30%, compared to 1.2% over the last five years. In the past year, the return on investment has been -2.40%, and the 5-year average is 2.0%. Meanwhile, the return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months has been 10.30% and the 5-year average holds at 9.2%. For the broader industry, ROE averaged 10.14 over the past year.
For the three-month period that ended June 29, Ford Motor Company had $18.08 billion in cash. The analyst consensus anticipated Ford Motor Company’s latest quarter earnings to come in at -$0.03 per share, but it turned out to be $0.13, a 533.30% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $1.16 billion. Shareholders own equity worth $3.99 billion.
From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Ford Motor Company (F) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 13 October was 76.62%, suggesting the stock is Overbought, with historical volatility in this time frame at 31.67%.
As of today, F’s price is $15.25 +9.84% or $1.39 from its 5-day moving average. F is currently trading +17.32% higher than its 20-day SMA and +16.35% higher than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +10.63% above the SMA50 and +74.47% above the SMA200.
The stochastic %K and %D were 91.35% and 90.30%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 0.49. With the 14-day stochastic at 91.22% and the average true range at 0.46, the RSI (14) stands at 72.00%. The stock has reached 0.62 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at 0.85.
Barclays reiterated its an Overweight rating on Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), but raised their price target to $15, indicating a potential price decrease of -3.29% for the stock.The consensus rating for Ford Motor Company (F) among analysts is Overweight. According to current brokerage recommendations, 1 brokerage firm advise that investors sell F, while 9 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 2 analysts, while 10 others rate it as a “buy”.
What is F’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts predict a range of price targets between $11.00 and $18.00, with a median target of $17.00. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for Ford Motor Company (F) stock is $16.19.