Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) went up by 1.43% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $25.87. The company’s stock price has collected -3.93% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported 4 hours ago that Ford Warns Parts Shortages, Higher Costs Expected to Affect Earnings
Is It Worth Investing in Ford Motor Company (NYSE :F) Right Now?
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 5.20 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for F is at 1.29. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 23 who provided ratings for Ford Motor Company declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 12 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $16.61, which is $1.11 above the current price. F currently public float of 3.94B and currently shorts hold a 2.75% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of F was 61.65M shares.
F’s Market Performance
F stocks went down by -3.93% for the week, with a monthly drop of -7.55% and a quarterly performance of 32.95%, while its annual performance rate touched 10.18%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.89% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.94% for Ford Motor Company. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -2.31% for F stocks with a simple moving average of -7.86% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of F
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for F stocks, with Citigroup repeating the rating for F by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for F in the upcoming period, according to Citigroup is $15 based on the research report published on August 02nd of the current year 2022.
Nomura, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see F reach a price target of $12.40. The rating they have provided for F stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on July 21st, 2022.
Morgan Stanley gave a rating of “Equal-Weight” to F, setting the target price at $13 in the report published on May 13th of the current year.
F Trading at 2.89% from the 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, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -42.29% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.94%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.89%, as shares sank -5.98% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +28.49% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, F fell by -3.93%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -23.75% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $15.23. In addition, Ford Motor Company saw -28.12% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at F starting from Galhotra Ashwani Kumar, who sale 25,892 shares at the price of $12.41 back on May 24. After this action, Galhotra Ashwani Kumar now owns 511,605 shares of Ford Motor Company, valued at $321,340 using the latest closing price.
FORD MOTOR CO, the 10% Owner of Ford Motor Company, sale 7,000,000 shares at $26.88 during a trade that took place back on May 13, which means that FORD MOTOR CO is holding 86,947,494 shares at $188,165,600 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for F
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +3.69 for the present operating margin
- +18.00 for the gross margin
The net margin for Ford Motor Company stands at +13.16. Equity return is now at value 26.80, with 4.60 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.20.