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How to buy Ford Motor Company stock | $11.82

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Ford Motor Company (F) is a leading auto manufacturers business based in the US. It opened the day at $11.65 after a previous close of $11.74. During the day the price has varied from a low of $11.52 to a high of $11.83. The latest price was $11.82 (25 minute delay). Ford Motor Company is listed on the NYSE and employs 186,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Ford Motor Company share price

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Ford Motor Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-05-07.
Open$11.65
High$11.83
Low$11.52
Close$11.82
Previous close$11.74
Change $0.08
Change % 0.6814%
Volume 40,744,637
Information last updated 2021-05-07.
52-week range$4.52 - $13.62
50-day moving average $12.19
200-day moving average $10.50
Wall St. target price$12.99
PE ratio 11.8459
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.99

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Ford Motor Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $11.82 from 2021-02-25

1 week (2021-04-30) 2.43%
1 month (2021-04-08) -5.52%
3 months (2021-02-08) 2.25%
6 months (2020-11-06) 51.73%
1 year (2020-05-08) 125.57%
2 years (2019-05-08) 14.31%
3 years (2018-05-08) 4.88%
5 years (2016-05-06) 13.44

Is Ford Motor Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing Ford Motor Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Ford Motor Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Ford Motor Company's P/E ratio

Ford Motor Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 12x. In other words, Ford Motor Company shares trade at around 12x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Ford Motor Company's PEG ratio

Ford Motor Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.234. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Ford Motor Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Ford Motor Company's EBITDA

Ford Motor Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $8.5 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Ford Motor Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Ford Motor Company financials

Revenue TTM $129.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 1.19%
Gross profit TTM $6.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.37%
Return on equity TTM 12.5%
Profit margin 3.08%
Book value $8.48
Market capitalisation $47 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Ford Motor Company shares

There are currently 89.3 million Ford Motor Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Ford Motor Company's "short interest". This figure is 7.7% up from 83.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Ford Motor Company shares can be evaluated.

Ford Motor Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Ford Motor Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ford Motor Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ford Motor Company shares traded daily (recently around 63.4 million). Ford Motor Company's SIR currently stands at 1.41. In other words for every 100,000 Ford Motor Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1410 shares are currently held short.

However Ford Motor Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ford Motor Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ford Motor Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ford Motor Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ford Motor Company shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0243% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ford Motor Company shares, roughly 24 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Ford Motor Company.

Find out more about how you can short Ford Motor Company stock.

Ford Motor Company's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Ford Motor Company.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Ford Motor Company's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 29.02

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Ford Motor Company's overall score of 29.02 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 56th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Ford Motor Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Ford Motor Company's environmental score

Environmental score: 7.54/100

Ford Motor Company's social score

Social score: 9.22/100

Ford Motor Company's governance score

Governance score: 7.26/100

Ford Motor Company's controversy score

Controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Ford Motor Company scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Ford Motor Company hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Ford Motor Company was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 29.02
Total ESG percentile 56.26
Environmental score 7.54
Social score 9.22
Governance score 7.26
Level of controversy 3

Ford Motor Company share dividends

We're not expecting Ford Motor Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Ford Motor Company's shares ever split?

Ford Motor Company's shares were split on a 1748175:10 basis on 2 August 2000. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1748175 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Ford Motor Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Ford Motor Company shares which in turn could have impacted Ford Motor Company's share price.

Ford Motor Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ford Motor Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.52 up to $13.62. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

F.US volatility(beta: 1.17)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Ford Motor Company's is 1.1663. This would suggest that Ford Motor Company's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Ford Motor Company overview

Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, markets, and services a range of Ford trucks, cars, sport utility vehicles, electrified vehicles, and Lincoln luxury vehicles worldwide. It operates through three segments: Automotive, Mobility, and Ford Credit. The Automotive segment sells Ford and Lincoln vehicles, service parts, and accessories through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. The Mobility segment designs and builds mobility services; and provides self-driving systems development services. The Ford Credit segment primarily engages in vehicle-related financing and leasing activities to and through automotive dealers. It provides retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; and direct financing leases for new vehicles to retail and commercial customers, such as leasing companies, government entities, daily rental companies, and fleet customers. This segment also offers wholesale loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital and enhance dealership facilities, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle programs.

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