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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 36762.82, and so far today it has a volume of 18884700. Performance year to date since the 6/1/1972 is -8.74%.

To help you determine whether Ford Motor Co. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 5.42 and forward P/E is 6.87. 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 1.55. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 2.83 and 4.77 respectively.

At the current price Ford Motor Co. is trading at, 12.17 (-0.08% today), Ford Motor Co. has a dividend yield of 4.93%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 37.60%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.25, and this is looking to grow in the next year to -2.80% after growing 492.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -8.60%, and 6.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 3973.24, and the number of shares float is 3895.8. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 58.60%. The float short is 3.91%, with the short ratio at a value of 4.14. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.90%, 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 6.20%, and Ford Motor Co. has a profit margin of 5.80%.

The 52 week high is -18.00%, with 12.88% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.50% and the 200 day simple moving average is -3.99%.

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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