NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Ford Motor Co. (F) - Get Report is expected to deliver a year-over-year increase in earnings per share and revenue for the 2015 fourth quarter when the Dearborn, MI-based automaker reports its quarterly results on Thursday before the market open.
Analysts have estimated earnings of 50 cents per share on $36.4 billion in revenue, compared with earnings of 26 cents per share on revenue of $35.9 billion that Ford posted for the 2014 fourth quarter.
For the full year, analysts are anticipating earnings of $1.73 per share, up from 2014 earnings of $1.16 per share. However, annual revenue is expected to fall to $139.23 billion, compared with revenue of $144.1 billion for 2014.
Last year Ford had its best annual sales since 2006 in the U.S. with sales increasing 5% to 2.61 million vehicles, driven by SUV and truck sales.
Ford stock closed down 0.08% to $11.85 on Wednesday.
Separately, Ford has a "buy" rating and a letter grade of B- at TheStreet Ratings because of the company's net income, revenue and earnings per share growth, good cash flow from operations, and notable return on equity.
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