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Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)went down by -1.26% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $10.56 and move down -12.1%, while F stocks collected +3.52% of gains with the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported 8 hours ago that Here’s why corporate debt investors may want to eye Ford’s downgrade into ‘junk’

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Worth an Investment?

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 18.43 times of increase in earnings at the present.

F Market Performance

F stocks went up by 3.52% for the week, with the monthly drop of -0.32% and a quarterly performance of -5.04%, while its annual performance rate touched 1.62%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 3.74% for F stocks with the simple moving average of 1.94% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for F stocks, with Morgan Stanley repeating the rating for F shares by setting it to “Overweight”. The predicted price for F socks in the upcoming period according to Morgan Stanley is $12 based on the research report published on August 6, 2019.

Credit Suisse, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see F stock at the price of $12. The rating they have provided for F stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on June 27, 2019.

BofA/Merrill gave “ Buy” rating to F stocks, setting the target price at $14 in the report published on May 10, 2019.

F Stocks -1.78% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought F to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Ford Motor Company was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -10.80% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.07%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.53%, while the shares surge at the distance of +1.40% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -7.92% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, F went up by +3.52%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +3.97% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $9.09. In addition, Ford Motor Company saw 23.14% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

F Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Ford Motor Company (F), starting from HACKETT JAMES P, who sold 20,000 shares at the price of $9.16 back on Sep 03. After this action, Rushing now owns 174,575 shares of Ford Motor Company, valued at $183,200 with the latest closing price.

FORD WILLIAM CLAY JR, the Exec. Chairman and Chairman of Ford Motor Company, bought 840,962 shares at the value of $9.51 during a trade that took place back on Aug 01, which means that FORD WILLIAM CLAY JR is holding 1,100,617 shares at the value of $7,995,783 based on the most recent closing price.

F Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +1.97 for the present operating margin and +14.19 for gross margin. The net margin for Ford Motor Company stands at +2.29. Total capital return value is set at 1.66, while invested capital returns managed to touch 2.68. Equity return holds the value 6.00%, with 0.80% for asset returns.

Based on Ford Motor Company (F), the company’s capital structure generated 429.18 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 81.10. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 60.11 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 280.31 and long-term debt to capital is 52.97.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 0.99 with debt to enterprise value settled at 1.02. The receivables turnover for Ford Motor Company is 2.49 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.62. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.20.