Ford Motor Company (F) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Friday
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) will release its Q114 earnings data on Friday, April 25th. Analysts expect Ford Motor Company to post earnings of $0.31 per share and revenue of $34.06 billion for the quarter. Persons that wish to listen to the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, January 28th. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $36.30 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.40 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.31 earnings per share. Ford Motor Company’s revenue was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Ford Motor Company to post $1.34 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1.89 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) opened at 16.23 on Thursday. Ford Motor Company has a 1-year low of $13.12 and a 1-year high of $18.02. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $15.6 and its 200-day moving average is $16.09. The company has a market cap of $64.008 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.14. Ford Motor Company also was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in the month of January. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 68,319,044 shares, a decline of 7.6% from the March 14th total of 73,957,605 shares. Currently, 1.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 27,331,152 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.5 days.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, June 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.08%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 30th.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at UBS AG downgraded shares of Ford Motor Company from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday. On the ratings front, analysts at Deutsche Bank upgraded shares of Ford Motor Company from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, April 11th. They now have a $19.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $18.50. Finally, analysts at Morgan Stanley cut their price target on shares of Ford Motor Company from $20.00 to $17.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 9th. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $18.87.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) is a producer of automobiles.
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