Ford Motor Company (F:NYE) Analysts rate as a Hold, $16.78 target

Bank of America Securities maintains Ford Motor Company as Buy, targets down from $32 to $28

Ford Stock Forecast Analysis:

Based on the Ford stock forecast from 16 analysts, the average analyst target price for Ford Motor Company is USD 16.78 over the next 12 months. Ford Motor Company average analyst rating is Hold . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Ford Motor Company is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 9 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, Ford Motor stock price was USD 14.72Ford Motor stock price has changed by -4.54% over the past week, -8.85% over the past month and +8.63% over the last year.

 

About Ford Motor Company (F:NYE)

Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, markets, and services a range of Ford trucks, cars, sport utility vehicles, electrified vehicles, and Lincoln luxury vehicles worldwide. It operates through three segments: Automotive, Mobility, and Ford Credit. The Automotive segment sells Ford and Lincoln vehicles, service parts, and accessories through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. The Mobility segment designs and builds mobility services; and provides self-driving systems development services. The Ford Credit segment primarily engages in vehicle-related financing and leasing activities to and through automotive dealers. It provides retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; and direct financing leases for new vehicles to retail and commercial customers, such as leasing companies, government entities, daily rental companies, and fleet customers. This segment also offers wholesale loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital and enhance dealership facilities, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle programs. The company has a strategic collaboration with ARB Corporation Limited to develop a suite of aftermarket products for the new Ford Bronco. Ford Motor Company was incorporated in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.

 

 

Most Recent Analyst Ratings for F’s stock:

Maintains Bank of America Securities Buy USD 32 » USD 28 2022-09-09Target Up Jefferies Financial LLC USD 14 2022-08-15
Target Down Benchmark USD 23 2022-08-09
Maintains Morgan Stanley Equal-Weight USD 13 » USD 14 2022-08-02
Target Lowered by Citigroup Neutral USD 16 » USD 15 2022-08-02
Maintains Benchmark Buy USD 25 » USD 23 2022-08-01
Target Down STA Research Hold USD 11 2022-07-28
Target Raised by Deutsche Bank Capital USD 12 » USD 13 2022-07-28
Maintains RBC Royalbank Sector Perform USD 16 » USD 15 2022-07-28
Maintains JP Morgan & Company Overweight USD 21 » USD 19 2022-07-26
Upgraded by Nomura Reduce » Neutral USD 12.4 2022-07-21
Lowered Jefferies Financial LLC USD 13 2022-07-19
Maintains Deutsche Bank Capital Hold USD 17 » USD 12 2022-07-18
Target Lowered by Wells Fargo Underweight USD 12 » USD 10 2022-07-11
Maintains Goldman Sachs Neutral USD 18 » USD 14 2022-06-01
Target Raised by Tigress Financial Buy USD 20 » USD 22 2022-05-21
Upgraded Morgan Stanley Underweight » EqualWeight USD 13 2022-05-13
Downgraded by Wells Fargo Overweight » Underweight 2022-05-11
Adjusts STA Research Hold USD 15 2022-05-10
Initiated by Berenberg Capital Markets Hold USD 17 2022-05-10
Target Lowered by Benchmark USD 29 » USD 25 2022-05-02
Target Lowered by JP Morgan & Company USD 22 » USD 21 2022-04-25
Upgrades STA Research Hold USD 18 2022-04-25
Target Lowered by Deutsche Bank Capital Hold USD 21 » USD 17 2022-04-21
Initiated by BNP Paribas Outperform 2022-04-11

 

 

What we like:

High market capitalization

Ford Stock Forecast: This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced compared to earnings

Ford Stock Forecast: The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

Ford Stock Forecast: The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

 

What we don’t like:

High volatility

Ford Stock Forecast: The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Revenue Growth

Ford Stock Forecast: This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.