Ford Motor Company [F] took an upward turn with a change of 1.12%, trading at the price of $9.52 during the trading session on Thursday. The price movement in correlation with percentage of the mentioned increase can allow a valuable insight to investors. During the last trading session 9.91 million shares changed hands being bought and sold, while Ford Motor Company shares have an average trading volume of 36.38M shares for that time period. F monthly volatility recorded 2.02%, in the meanwhile having share price volatility for the week set at 2.50%. PS value for F stocks is 0.24 with PB recorded at 1.04.

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

Its stock price has been found in the range of 7.41 to 10.56. This is compared to its latest closing price of $9.41.

Keep your eyes on this company’s next financial results, which are scheduled to be made public on Wed 23 Oct (In 40 Days).

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 +1.97 and its Gross Margin at +14.19, this company’s Net Margin is now 1.40%. 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 1.66, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 1.30%. Its Return on Equity is 10.38, and its Return on Assets is 1.43. 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 429.18. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 81.10, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 60.11. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 2.55, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 280.31.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 13.74 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 13.46. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 0.99, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 1.02. Ford Motor Company [F] has a Price to Book Ratio of 0.87, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 2.04 and P/E Ratio of 17.25. These metrics all suggest that Ford Motor Company is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Ford Motor Company [F] earns $805,719 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 2.49 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.62. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 1.08 and its Current Ratio is 1.20. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

Ford Motor Company [F] has 3.99B shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $37.54B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 7.41 to 10.56. At its current price, it has moved down by -9.90% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 28.41% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.08, which indicates that it is 2.50% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 55.43. 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.