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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 0.49
F's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 1233 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. F: 0.49 )
F' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.49

0.03
0.6
Equity to Asset 0.13
F's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. F: 0.13 )
F' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.09   Max: 0.13
Current: 0.13

-0.09
0.13
Interest Coverage No Debt
F's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
90% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.98 vs. F: No Debt )
F' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 9.5
Current: No Debt

0.32
9.5
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.61
M-Score: -2.60
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 2.38
F's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.83 vs. F: 2.38 )
F' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.4   Max: 13.11
Current: 2.38

-10.4
13.11
Net-margin (%) 4.52
F's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. F: 4.52 )
F' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.18   Max: 15.4
Current: 4.52

-10.18
15.4
ROE (%) 24.69
F's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.72 vs. F: 24.69 )
F' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -70.04   Max: 134.5
Current: 24.69

-70.04
134.5
ROA (%) 3.13
F's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.41 vs. F: 3.13 )
F' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.76   Max: 11.33
Current: 3.13

-6.76
11.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.84
F's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. F: 3.84 )
F' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -17.24   Max: 59.42
Current: 3.84

-17.24
59.42
Revenue Growth (%) 5.20
F's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. F: 5.20 )
F' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -29.2   Max: 25.4
Current: 5.2

-29.2
25.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -8.20
F's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. F: -8.20 )
F' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -35.5   Max: 32.5
Current: -8.2

-35.5
32.5
EPS Growth (%) 1.80
F's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. F: 1.80 )
F' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -54.7   Max: 95
Current: 1.8

-54.7
95
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

F Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jeremy Grantham 818,612 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,023,709 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 262,364 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 1,515,831 sh (+7540.66%)
Steven Cohen 317,692 sh (+864.72%)
Paul Tudor Jones 31,400 sh (+106.58%)
Caxton Associates 1,000,000 sh (+100%)
Pioneer Investments 7,897,655 sh (+9.19%)
Brian Rogers 10,000,000 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 50,000 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 62,400 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Ken Heebner 9,420,000 sh (-4.07%)
Mario Gabelli 1,636,341 sh (-6.57%)
David Dreman 154,308 sh (-18.65%)
David Tepper 7,698,815 sh (-26.39%)
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Q4 2013

F Guru Trades in Q4 2013

George Soros 191,693 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 168,950 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
Richard Snow 100,000 sh (+100%)
Paul Tudor Jones 60,621 sh (+93.06%)
Ken Fisher 1,631,064 sh (+7.6%)
Mario Gabelli 1,715,341 sh (+4.83%)
Pioneer Investments 8,020,426 sh (+1.55%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 62,400 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 12,500,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 10,000,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Tepper 7,286,816 sh (-5.35%)
Jeremy Grantham 728,930 sh (-10.96%)
David Dreman 112,525 sh (-27.08%)
Steven Cohen 117,051 sh (-63.16%)
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Q1 2014

F Guru Trades in Q1 2014

James Barrow 67,932,600 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 9,483,994 sh (+5513.49%)
Steven Cohen 452,708 sh (+286.76%)
Richard Snow 191,985 sh (+91.99%)
David Dreman 182,104 sh (+61.83%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 74,831 sh (+19.92%)
Pioneer Investments 9,265,772 sh (+15.53%)
David Tepper 7,286,816 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 10,000,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,642,741 sh (-4.23%)
Ken Fisher 897,172 sh (-44.99%)
Jeremy Grantham 288,400 sh (-60.44%)
Louis Moore Bacon 27,030 sh (-72.97%)
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Q2 2014

F Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Heebner 4,060,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,785,209 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 1,547,736 sh (+72.51%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 105,363 sh (+40.8%)
James Barrow 70,398,856 sh (+3.63%)
Louis Moore Bacon 27,030 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 10,000,000 sh (unchged)
David Tepper 7,286,816 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 9,079,853 sh (-2.01%)
Mario Gabelli 1,548,241 sh (-5.75%)
NWQ Managers 7,764,504 sh (-18.13%)
David Dreman 135,902 sh (-25.37%)
Richard Snow 50,150 sh (-73.88%)
Jeremy Grantham 11,000 sh (-96.19%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 10.20
F's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.80 vs. F: 10.20 )
F' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.05   Max: 28.6
Current: 10.2

2.05
28.6
P/B 2.46
F's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. F: 2.46 )
F' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 24.17
Current: 2.46

0.81
24.17
P/S 0.46
F's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. F: 0.46 )
F' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.46

0.02
0.64
PFCF 16.31
F's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. F: 16.31 )
F' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 200.25
Current: 16.31

1.06
200.25
EV-to-EBIT 35.85
F's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.95 vs. F: 35.85 )
F' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.4   Max: 103.9
Current: 35.85

6.4
103.9
Shiller P/E 11.55
F's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 63.62 vs. F: 11.55 )
F' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.43   Max: 117.58
Current: 11.55

2.43
117.58
Current Ratio 1.98
F's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. F: 1.98 )
F' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 4.32
Current: 1.98

0.25
4.32
Quick Ratio 1.86
F's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. F: 1.86 )
F' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 4.14
Current: 1.86

0.21
4.14

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.88
F's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. F: 2.88 )
F' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 6.37
Current: 2.88

0.39
6.37
Dividend Payout 0.28
F's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
73% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. F: 0.28 )
F' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.29
Current: 0.28

0.02
1.29
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.90
F's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. F: 2.90 )
F' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 6.37
Current: 2.9

0.39
6.37
Share Buyback Rate 0.70
F's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. F: 0.70 )
F' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 21   Max: -36.9
Current: 0.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.46
F's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. F: 2.46 )
F' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 51.53
Current: 2.46

0.54
51.53
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.99
F's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. F: 0.99 )
F' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 29
Current: 0.99

0.09
29
Price/Median PS Value 2.31
F's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. F: 2.31 )
F' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 2.87
Current: 2.31

0.18
2.87
Price/Graham Number 1.05
F's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
75% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. F: 1.05 )
F' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 31.33
Current: 1.05

0.26
31.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.80
F's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. F: 2.80 )
F' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 15.7
Current: 2.8

1
15.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -6.29
F's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
52% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.81 vs. F: -6.29 )
F' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.9   Max: 89.6
Current: -6.29

-6.9
89.6

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Manufacturers
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Traded in other countries:F.Belgium, FORDP.France, FMC1.Germany, 0P4F.country
Ford Motor Company was incorporated in Delaware in 1919. The Company is a producer of cars and trucks. It and its subsidiaries also engage in other businesses, including financing vehicles. The Company operates in two sectors: Automotive and Financial Services. It sells cars and trucks throughout the world. Its automotive operations sold approximately 5,695,000 vehicles at wholesale throughout the world. Its vehicle brands include Ford, Mercury, Lincoln, and Volvo, although Volvo is held for sale. Substantially all of its cars, trucks and parts are marketed through retail dealers in North America, and through distributors and dealers outside of North America, the substantial majority of which are independently owned. In addition to the products it sells to its dealerships for retail sale, it also sells cars and trucks to its dealerships for sale to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. Through its dealer network and other channels, it provides retail customers with a wide range of after-sale vehicle services and products, including maintenance and light repair, heavy repair, collision, vehicle accessories and extended service warranty. In North America, it markets these products and services under several brands, including Genuine Ford and Lincoln-Mercury Parts and ServiceSM, Ford Custom AccessoriesTM, Ford Extended Service PlanSM, and MotorcraftSM. Ford Motor Credit Company LLC ("Ford Credit") offers a wide variety of automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers throughout the world. The predominant share of Ford Credit's business consists of financing its vehicles and supporting its dealers. Ford Credit's primary financing products fall into the following three categories: Retail financing. Purchasing retail installment sale contracts and retail lease contracts from dealers, and offering financing to commercial customers - primarily vehicle leasing companies and fleet purchasers - to purchase or lease vehicle fleets; Wholesale financing. Making loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory, also known as floorplan financing; and Other financing. Making loans to dealers for working capital, improvements to dealership facilities, and to purchase or finance dealership real estate. Many governmental standards and regulations relating to safety, fuel economy, emissions control, noise control, vehicle recycling, substances of concern, vehicle damage, and theft prevention are applicable to new motor vehicles, engines, and equipment manufactured for sale in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere.
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