Analyst Rating Update on Ford Motor Company (F)

Ford Motor Company (F) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Ford Motor Company (F) as 5, which is a Strong Sell recommendation. 4 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. 1 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 7 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 13 research analysts is 2.46, which indicates as a Buy.

Ford Motor Company (F) has been rated by 11 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $20 and the lowest price target forecast is $12. The average forecast of all the analysts is $15.18 and the expected standard deviation is $2.79.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Also, Brokerage firm Goldman Sachs downgrades its rating on Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). As per the latest information, the brokerage house lowers the price target to $13 per share from a prior target of $15. The shares have been rated Neutral. Previously, the analysts had a Buy rating on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on July 29, 2016.


Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $12.02 and $11.94 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $12.20. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $12.13, notching a gain of 1.59% for the day. The total traded volume was 47,304,480 . The stock had closed at $11.94 on the previous day.

Ford Motor Company (Ford) manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. The Company operates in two sectors: Automotive and Financial Services. Automotive sector includes North America, South America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and Asia Pacific segments. Financial Services sector includes Ford Motor Credit Company and Other Financial Services segments. Its automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. Other Financial Services includes a range of businesses, including holding companies and real estate-related activities. The Company has around 62 plants across the world. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Ford Motor Credit Company LLC, it provides automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers throughout the world.

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