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Is Ford Motor Co.(NYSE: F), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/1/1972. Ford Motor Co. is in the Auto Manufacturers – Major industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for Ford Motor Co., is 34351.25, and so far today it has a volume of 609720. Performance year to date since the 6/1/1972 is -7.46%.

To help you determine whether Ford Motor Co. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 5.49 and forward P/E is 6.66. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Ford Motor Co. has a value for PEG of 0.61. P/S ratio is 0.31 and the P/B ratio is 1.57. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 2.87 and 4.83 respectively.

At the current price Ford Motor Co. is trading at, 12.35 (0.05% today), Ford Motor Co. has a dividend yield of 4.86%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 43.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.25, and this is looking to grow in the next year to -1.28% after growing 492.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -51.20%, and -47.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 3966.8, and the number of shares float is 3895.8. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 59.80%. The float short is 3.71%, with the short ratio at a value of 4.2. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.00%, and also a return on investment of 3.00%.

The ability for Ford Motor Co., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 3.05 and total debt/equity is 4.49. In terms of margins, Ford Motor Co. has a gross margin of 14.60%, with its operating margin at 8.00%, and Ford Motor Co. has a profit margin of 7.40%.

The 52 week high is -16.81%, with 26.22% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.91% and the 200 day simple moving average is -3.83%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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