Ford Motor (NYSE:F) Tops Analysts Forecasts as Sales Hikes in Every Region except Europe – F, CPB, TM, KO, TSN, PII, SNE, GM, PG

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), second biggest United States auto maker, announced that it earned $1.6 billion in the fiscal Q4 as sales moved up in every area outside Europe.

Dearborn based Ford’s net income moved down from $13.6 billion in the similar period a year ago, but that figure comprised a key gain related to accounting. Ford’s earnings without that gain were high from $1 billion in the Q4 of previous year.

The automaker made 31 cents a share in earnings, high from an adjusted 20 cents a share in the fiscal Q4 of 2011. That surpasses FactSet analysts’ guidance of 25 cents a share.

The company announced fiscal Q4 revenue moved up 5% to $36.5 billion, surpassing analysts’ outlook of $33.5 billion. Ford earned $5.7 billion in the full year.

Its competitors include Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) that increased +0.06% to $36.27 with the total traded volume of 48,318.00 shares and Toyota Motor Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:TM) that dropped 0.69to $95.43 with the total traded volume of 62,606.00 shares.

Other Consumer Goods stocks with bullish trend include The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) up 1.03% to $74.55, The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) up 0.11% to $37.05 and Tyson Foods, Inc (NYSE:TSN) up 1.93% to $22.69, whereas with bearish trend include Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) down -0.66% to $15.02, General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) down -1.98% to $28.26 and Polaris Industries Inc (NYSE:PII) down -3.59% to $88.63.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) stock in current session held volume of 18.58 million shares as compare to its average volume of 64.53 million shares. The stock after opening at $13.56 hit high price of $13.59 and then trading at $13.26 by scoring -3.77%.

As the revenue measures FORD MOTOR generated revenue of 132.40 billion in the following twelve months income of $17.68 billion. The Company showed a positive 13.36% in the net profit margin and in addition to in its operating margin which remained 4.85%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was -3.17%.

The stock showed weekly downbeat performance of -1.64% which was maintained for the month at +8.50%. Likewise the positive performance for the quarter was recorded as +39.47% and for the year was +9.37% while the YTD performance remained at +7.15%.

The FORD MOTOR past twelve months price to sales ratio was 0.39 and price to cash ratio remained 3.81. As far as the returns are concern, the FORD MOTOR return on equity was recorded as 142.46% and increased 15.77% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at 10.18%.

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