Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is -25.38% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $3.96 and a high of $9.65 in the current 52-week trading range. The F stock was last observed hovering at around $6.91 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.03% off its average median price target of $7.50 for the next 12 months. It is also 22.89% off the consensus price target high of $9.00 offered by 18 analysts, but current levels are -41.63% lower than the price target low of $4.90 for the same period.
Currently trading at $6.94, the stock is 0.36% and 5.12% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 39.87 million and changing 0.43% at the moment leaves the stock -0.77% off its SMA200. F registered -23.90% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -3.61%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $2.76% and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $131.93M.
The stock witnessed a 2.97% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 18.23%, and is 4.20% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.92% over the week and 2.84% over the month.
Ford Motor Company (F) has around 190000 employees, a market worth around $27.00B and $130.40B in sales. Fwd P/E is 9.93. Profit margin for the company is -1.60%. Distance from 52-week low is 75.25% and -28.08% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (0.70%).
Ford Motor Company (F) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Ford Motor Company (F) is a “Hold”. 18 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.80, where 13 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 3 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 2 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Ford Motor Company is expected to release its quarterly report on 10/28/2020 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.14 with sales reaching $32.97B over the same period.The EPS is expected to shrink by -96.00% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -20.70% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -2.80% in year-over-year returns.
Ford Motor Company (F) Top Institutional Holders
1,446 institutions hold shares in Ford Motor Company (F), with 7M shares held by insiders accounting for 0.18% while institutional investors hold 55.16% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 3.98B, and float is at 3.83B with Short Float at 2.87%. Institutions hold 55.06% of the Float.
Ford Motor Company (F) Insider Activity
A total of 75 insider transactions have happened at Ford Motor Company (F) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 25 and purchases happening 50 times. The most recent transaction is an insider purchase by FARLEY JR JAMES D, the company’s Chief Operating Officer. SEC filings show that FARLEY JR JAMES D bought 194,950 shares of the company’s common stock on Apr 30 at a price of $5.13 per share for a total of $1.0 million. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 0.83 million shares.
Ford Motor Company disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Mar 16 that LECHLEITER JOHN C (Director) bought a total of 10,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Mar 16 and was made at $5.10 per share for $50990.0. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 0.12 million shares of the F stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on Mar 12, LECHLEITER JOHN C (Director) acquired 10,000 shares at an average price of $5.36 for $53586.0. The insider now directly holds 110,000 shares of Ford Motor Company (F).
Ford Motor Company (F): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Toyota Motor Corporation (TM) that is trading 2.62% up over the past 12 months. Tesla Inc. (TSLA) is 898.33% up on the 1-year trading charts.