Motor Vehicles & Passenger Car Bodies
Ford Motor Company develops, delivers, and services a range of Ford trucks, commercial cars and vans, sport utility vehicles, and Lincoln luxury vehicles worldwide. It operates through Ford Blue, Ford Model e, and Ford Pro; Ford Next; and Ford Credit segments. The company 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. It also engages in vehicle-related financing and leasing activities to and through automotive dealers. In addition, the company 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. Further, it 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 was incorporated in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.
Discounted Cash Flow Valuation of Ford Motor Co
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High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.
The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is +2.99%.
The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is +0.01%.
The average ROA over the past 5 years is +2.34%.
The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is +0.33%.
The average ROE over the past 5 years is +9.97%.
The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is -1.66%.
Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.
The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is -.
The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is -0.03.
Graham’s Stability measure stands at -0.39.
Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.
The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +0.16%.
The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is +0.6%.
The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is -.
The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is -46.51%.
The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +4.37%.
The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is +1.02%.
The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is -.
The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is -7.92%.