Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) does about 76.91M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 39866003 shares change hands in Friday trading. The company now has a market cap of 27.00B USD and an enterprise value of about $145.59B. Its current market price is $6.94, marking an increase of 0.43% compared to the previous close of $6.91. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $9.65 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $3.96. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $6.95 and a low of $6.86.

Ford Motor Company (F) has a 20-day trading average at $6.93 and the current price is -28.08% off the 52-week high compared with 75.25% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $6.61 and its 200-day simple moving average is $6.98. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 2.92%, which decreases to 2.84% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 55.17 to suggest the stock is neutral.

18 analysts observing the Ford Motor Company (F) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $4.90 and $9.00. The consensus objective for the share price is $7.46, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 6.97% over the period. The median price target is 7.47% away from the current levels at $7.50.

FactSet Research has provided data showing that 18 brokerages have issued ratings for the stock. 2 analysts have rated it as a sell, while 0 advise that it is a overweight. 3 analysts have rated it as a buy and 13 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Hold and Wall Street’s advice is for investors to Moderate Buy the stock.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on April 15, 2020 when Goldman initiated the stock to “Neutral” and issued a price target of $5. Wolfe Research downgraded the stock to “Peer Perform” from Outperform on April 03, 2020 at a price target of. UBS downgraded its price target at $13-$4.30.

The current price level is 0.36%, 5.12%, and -0.77% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the F price moving above the 50-day SMA on August 28. Ford Motor Company (F) stock is up 4.20% over the week and 2.97% over the past month. Its price is -25.38% year-to-date and -23.90% over the past year.

The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 6/29/2020, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.35 above consensus estimates by $0.82. F’s earnings per share are forecast to shrink by -157.10% this year and 202.90% over next year. Expected sales for next quarter are $33.16 billion, which analysts say will come at $113.85 billion for the current fiscal year and next year at $138.39 billion. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $32.97 billion.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 6.97 percent from here.

Outstanding shares total 3.98B with insiders holding 0.18% of the shares and institutional holders owning 55.06% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on investment of 0.70% and return on equity of -6.60%. The forward price to earnings ratio is 9.93. The beta has a value of 1.34. Price to book ratio is 0.90 and price to sales ratio is 0.21.

According to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index has reduced its position in Ford Motor Company (F) to 111,245,748 shares, mirroring a recent drop by -0.17%. Vanguard Total Stock Market Index dumped -0.19 million shares of Ford Motor Company common stock bringing its total worth to about $735.33 million at the end of recent close, SEC documents show. Vanguard Total Stock Market Index isn’t the only investment manager who changed stakes and is followed by Vanguard 500 Index Fund, which sold off -0.51 million shares to end up with 80,531,740 shares worth $532.31 million. SPDR S&P 500 ETF raise their holdings by 0.20% in the company over the course of the most recent quarter. It now holds a 1.07% position in Ford Motor Company thanks to 41.65 million shares amounting to $275.31 million.