Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) went down by -0.28% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $25.87. The company’s stock price has collected 0.94% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 11/23/22 that Do your relatives pick fights over climate change? Push back with investment tips, says Morningstar panel.
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 6.34 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for F is at 1.42. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 22 who provided ratings for Ford Motor Company declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 10 rated it as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $14.63, which is $0.75 above the current price. F currently public float of 3.94B and currently shorts hold a 3.26% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of F was 66.13M shares.
F’s Market Performance
F stocks went up by 0.94% for the week, with a monthly jump of 9.35% and a quarterly performance of -11.93%, while its annual performance rate touched -30.54%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.08% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.23% for Ford Motor Company. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 2.68% for F stocks with a simple moving average of -1.67% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of F
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for F stocks, with UBS repeating the rating for F by listing it as a “Sell.” The predicted price for F in the upcoming period, according to UBS is $10 based on the research report published on October 10th of the current year 2022.
Citigroup gave a rating of “Neutral” to F, setting the target price at $15 in the report published on August 02nd of the current year.
F Trading at 8.51% 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 -45.77% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.23%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.08%, as shares surge +9.44% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -4.30% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, F rose by +0.94%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -20.82% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $13.72. In addition, Ford Motor Company saw -32.45% 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 Rowley Stuart J., who sale 29,821 shares at the price of $13.97 back on Nov 16. After this action, Rowley Stuart J. now owns 224,978 shares of Ford Motor Company, valued at $416,617 using the latest closing price.
Galhotra Ashwani Kumar, the President, Ford Blue of Ford Motor Company, sale 25,892 shares at $12.41 during a trade that took place back on May 24, which means that Galhotra Ashwani Kumar is holding 511,605 shares at $321,340 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 20.00, with 3.60 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.20.