Ford Motor Company (F) is an interesting player in the Consumer Goods space, with a focus on Auto Manufacturers – Major. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $10.78, down from yesterday’s close by -0.28%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.Fundamental Analysis
Ford Motor Company (F) currently trades with a market capitalization of $42.35 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 6.91 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.
You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $11.05 Billion over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.41 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.65% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.
Sometimes, we can understand most about a stock by simply looking at how it has been trading. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Ford Motor Company recorded a 52-week high of $13.33. It is now trading 2.55% off that level. The stock is trading $11.39 its 50-day moving average by 0.61%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $10.14.
In recent action, Ford Motor Company (F) has made a move of +0.75% over the past month, which has come on weak relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 16.68, and it’s gotten there by action that has been more volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 0.00% with $3.89 Billion sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of F.