Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price eased up 0.64% during latest trading session, as Ford president and CEO, Mark Fields stated that Bernard’s global expertise and strong leadership have been key to Ford Credit’s continued profitability and growth, as well as new financial solutions for mobility. “Throughout his career, Bernard has worked tirelessly to ensure Ford Credit continues to be an important part of our success. We are grateful for his dedication and many contributions around the world.”
On the other side, Ford Motor Co.’s promotion of veteran executive Joy Falotico as first woman to lead its credit unit puts the firm a step closer to gender parity with General Motors Co. amid U.S. automakers’ inner circles. “Joy’s promotion into this position is an outstanding step, and it’s definitely a signal to employees, shareholders and anybody watching of Ford’s willingness to develop and promote top, top women,” stated Anne Doyle, author of “Powering Up! How America’s Women Achievers Become Leaders” and a former Ford communications executive.
Analysts Practices; to watch unbiased undervalue securities, there is need to see following technical rations. F holds price to earnings ratio of 5.59 that presents much better indication for a stock’s value than the market price alone. Based on historic views, the average P/E ratio in market fluctuates between 15 to 25, but alone low P/E ratio does not necessarily mean that a company is undervalue. With reference to all theories, earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as F has 4.78% dividend yield.
Narrow down focus to other ratios, the firm has current ratio stands at unstated figure , usually average firm fluctuates between 1.3% to 3% then it is acceptable for both active and passive investors, but sometimes its varies industry to industry. Generally, it indicates good short-term financial strength. Street is more conscious on this after SunEdison, Inc. case. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 4.49, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.
Following previous ticker characteristics, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) also run on active notice, stock price eased up 0.86% after traded at $43.21 in most recent trading session.
ADM has price to earnings ratio of 17.52 and the price to current year EPS stands at -13.00%. Whereas the traders who further want to see about this, may be interested to see Price to next year’s EPS that would be 29.52%. The earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as the co has 2.78% dividend yield. Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 1.50 and quick ratio was calculated as 0.90. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.42 for seeing its liquidity position.
Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 1.70% for a week and 1.65% for a month. The price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.71. On these bases, analysts would recommend this stock as an “Active Revolving Stocks.” The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.50 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -2.06%. ADM’s institutional ownership was registered as 75.70%, while insider ownership was 0.20%.