Ford Motor Co

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F : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$11.71 -0.01 | -0.09%
Today's Range: 11.635 - 11.795
Avg. Daily Volume: 3.32467E7
09/20/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

FORD MOTOR CO's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. FORD MOTOR CO has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.05 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.54% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)39853.039485.0
EBITDA ($mil)3513.03721.0
EBIT ($mil)2313.02621.0
Net Income ($mil)2042.01970.0

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)39109.039297.0
Total Assets ($mil)247469.0239678.0
Total Debt ($mil)146009.0139914.0
Equity ($mil)32244.031141.0

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin19.3320.42
EBITDA Margin8.819.42
Operating Margin5.86.64
Sales Turnover0.620.65
Return on Assets1.533.53
Return on Equity11.7927.23
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio1.21.24
Interest Expense1059.0912.0
Interest Coverage2.182.87

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)3971.763973.24
Div / share0.150.15
Book value / share8.127.84
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3.4772316E74.3677852E7


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 11.59 for the Automobiles industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.88. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.42 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.15. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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premium   discount
F 12.17 Peers 11.59   F 2.56 Peers 5.93

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

F is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

F is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
F 7.41 Peers 11.00   F 0.23 Peers 1.84

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

F is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

F trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
F 1.42 Peers 4.15   F -55.19 Peers 19.95

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

F is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, F is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
F 0.30 Peers 1.55   F -1.29 Peers 14.91

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

F is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

F significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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