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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Ford Motor Company, F

Ford Motor Company, F is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Auto Manufacturers – Major in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Ford Motor Company, F  has a market cap of 47366.62. Since its IPO date on the 6/1/1972, Ford Motor Company, F performance year to date is -9.50%. Today Ford Motor Company, F has gained 0.71%, with a current price of 12.01.

Ownership of the company is 0.31% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 56.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 42.00%. Return of assets are at 3.40%, with return on investment at 3.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Ford Motor Company, F is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 2.86. While Total debt/equity is 4.36. With a profit margin of 5.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 13.00%, and operating margin of 5.30%. Ford Motor Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.2, while the quick ratio is 1.

For the last year Ford Motor Company, F has seen a EPS growth of 492.40%. A performance for the year of -11.02%. The 52-week high is -13.59%, and the 52-week low is 12.73%. The average volume for Ford Motor Company, F is 5644518.

With a target price of 12.72, can Ford Motor Company, F reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Ford Motor Company, F. Ford Motor Company has a P/E of 5.93 and a forward P/E of 7.19. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.79. Ford Motor Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.31 and 1.51 respectively. For P/cash, Ford Motor Company has a value of 1.39, while it is 5.29 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 12.01, Ford Motor Company has a dividend yield of 5.03%. We see a return on equity of 26.60%.

Looking more long-term Ford Motor Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 1.57%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -8.44% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 492.40% for this year and for the last five years a 2.10% growth has been seen.

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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