Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) reported a decline of 57% in earnings for the second quarter in the wake of growing declines exterior to North America, and cautioned enduring turbulence in Europe for many more years.
The auto manufacturer generated $1.04 billion, or 26 cents per share, which was lower from $2.4 billion, or 59 cents per share, in last year same quarter, as robust profits in North America compensated a $404 million decline in Europe, a smaller drop in Asia and a huge decline in profit in South America. Fewer sales out of the country resulted in revenue to decline 6.2% to $33.3 billion.
Its competitors include General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) which has market capitalization of 29.44 billion with 1.57 billion outstanding shares and Toyota Motor Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:TM) possessing market capitalization of 114.81 billion with 1.58 billion outstanding shares.
Other consumer goods stocks include Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) whose market capitalization remained 8.34 billion, Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE:JCI) with a market cap. Of 16.21 billion, Tempur-Pedic International Inc. (NYSE:TPX) having market capitalization of 1.88 billion, Kraft Foods Inc (NASDAQ:KFT) with a market capitalization of 68.86 billion, Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) with 72.03 billion and PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) with market capitalization of 109.95 billion.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) stock in current session held volume of 39.62 million shares as compare to its average volume of 41.76 million shares. The stock after opening at $9.05 hit high price of $9.11 and then trading at $8.90 by decreasing -0.78%.
As the revenue measures Ford generated revenue of 135.60 billion in the following twelve months income of $19.06 billion. The Company showed a positive 14.06% in the net profit margin and in addition to in its operating margin which remained 5.05%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was -3.17%.
The stock showed weekly downbeat performance of -4.37% which was maintained for the month at -10.39%. Likewise the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -23.20% and for the year was -30.09% while the YTD performance remained at -15.93%.
The Ford past twelve months price to sales ratio was 0.25 and price to cash ratio remained 2.25. As far as the returns are concern, the Ford return on equity was recorded as 200.27% and increased 17.10% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at 10.91%.
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