Ford Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (F)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Ford Motor (NYSE: F) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 109.2 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading down 78 cents (-5.7%) at $13 as of 2:40 p.m. ET.

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Ford has a market cap of $51.19 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 5.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Ford Motor Company engages in the development, manufacture, distribution, and service of vehicles and related parts worldwide. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The automotive sector offers vehicles primarily under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ford as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Ford Ratings Report.

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