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Ford Motor Company [F] – Is there any real value to F Stock or is it vaporware?

Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] shares went higher by 3.97% from its previous closing of 4.53, now trading at the price of $4.71, also adding 0.18 points. Is F stock a buy or should you stay away?

The stock had a rather active trading session with the latest closing, by far recording 112.45 million contracts. Compared to the average trading volume of F shares, the company saw a far better performance. Moreover, the stock has a 3.91B float and a -2.48% run over in the last seven days. F share price has been hovering between 10.56 and 3.96 lately, and is definitely worthy of attention.

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Expert stock traders often make certain they pay attention what leading Wall Street analysts think regarding a potential stock purchase. As it relates to Ford Motor Company [F] currently, the latest ratings from Wall St. experts that can be seen publicly is related to the fiscal quarter that’s scheduled to end in 12/30/2019. On average, stock market experts give F an Hold rating. The average 12-month price forecast for this stock is $4.71, with the high estimate being $9.00, the low estimate being $3.50 and the median estimate amounting to $6.00. This is compared to its latest closing price of $4.53.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Ford Motor Company [F] is sitting at 3.25. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 3.09.

Fundamental Analysis of Ford Motor Company [F]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Ford Motor Company [F] sitting at 0.30% and its Gross Margin at 7.50%, this company’s Net Margin is now 0.00. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 0.29, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 0.03. Its Return on Equity is 0.10%, and its Return on Assets is 0.00%. These metrics suggest that this Ford Motor Company does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Ford Motor Company [F] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 472.26. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 82.53, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 60.62. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 308.60, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 53.93.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 15.62 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 17.18. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 0.91, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.98. Ford Motor Company [F] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.14, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 2.11 and P/E Ratio of 160.75. These metrics show that this company has a mixed appeal, and ROI could be a gain or a loss.

Ford Motor Company [F] has 4.10B shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of 19.32B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 3.96 to 10.56. At its current price, it has moved down by -55.40% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 18.94% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.38, which indicates that it is 7.49% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 39.68. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Ford Motor Company [F] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Ford Motor Company [F], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.

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