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Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 48036.47. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Ford Motor Co. is 12.09 (with a change from open of 0.58%), this in conjunction with a target price of 13.22. Volume today has so far reached 29301700, with an average volume of about 35120.25. The GAP for this stock, is 0.33%.

The P/E ratio is 5.38, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 6.82. The current EPS for Ford Motor Co., is 2.25, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 492.40%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -9.34%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Ford Motor Co., EPS is looking like it will grow -2.80% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 8.95%. Quarter over quarter is -8.60% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 6.00%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 2.10%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 3.00%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 58.60%. Shares outstanding is 3973.24, while shares float is at a value of 3895.8. Float short for Ford Motor Co. is 3.91% and the short ratio is 4.34.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 3.05, while the total debt/equity comes to 4.49. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is 14.60% and their operating margin is 6.20%. The profit margin is 5.80%.

Ford Motor Co. has seen returns on assets of 3.90%, and on investment, 3.00%. Return on equity is 30.80%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 0.6. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 0.31, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.54 and Price/cash is 2.82, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 4.74.

The simple moving averages are -3.49% and -4.49% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -18.53% and the 52 week low is 12.14%.

Ford Motor Co. has a dividend yield of 4.96%, with a current price of 12.09. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 37.60%. This is in an industry, Auto Manufacturers – Major, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Consumer Goods. Ford Motor Co. is based in USA.

Performance in the Auto Manufacturers – Major industry means that Ford Motor Co. has seen performance for the past week of 0.00%, with performance for the month coming to -3.05%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -2.61%, and for the half year the performance is -1.87%. Volatility for this week is 1.06% and for the month this is 1.63%.

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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