Ford Motor Beta vs. Working Capital

Ford Motor Company -- USA Stock  

USD 12.11  0.01  0.0826%

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Ford Motor Working Capital vs. Beta Fundamental Analysis

Ford Motor Company is rated # 5 in beta category among related companies. It is rated below average in working capital category among related companies .
Beta is one of the most important measures of equity market volatility. Beta can be thought of as asset elasticity or sensitivity to market. In other words, it is a number that shows the relationship of financial instrument to the financial market in which this instrument is traded. For example if Beta of equity is 2, it will be expected to significantly outperform market when market is going up and significantly underperform when market is going down. Similarly, Beta of 1 indicates that an asset and market will generate similar returns during over time.
Ford Motor 
Beta 
 = 
Covariance 
Variance 
=
1.31
In a nutshell, Beta is a measure of individual stock risk relative to the overall volatility of the stock market. and is calculated based on very sound finance theory - Capital Assets Pricing Model (CAPM).However, since Beta is calculated based on historical price movements it may not predict how a firm's stock is going to perform in the future.
Working Capital is measure of company efficiency and operating liquidity. The working capital is usually calculated by subtracting Current Liabilities from Current Assets. It is important indicator of the firm ability to continue its normal operations without additional debt obligations. .
Ford Motor 
Working Capital 
 = 
Current Assets 
Current Liabilities 
=
(34.84 B)
Working Capital can be positive or negative, depending on how much of current debt the company is carrying on its balance sheet. In general terms, companies that have a lot of working capital will experience more growth in the near future since they can expand and improve their operations using existing resources. On the other hand, companies with small or negative working capital may lack the funds necessary for growth or future operation. Working Capital also shows if the company has sufficient liquid resources to satisfy short-term liabilities and operational expenses.

Comparison

Working Capital Comparison
  Working Capital 
      Ford Motor Comparables 
Ford Motor is rated below average in working capital category among related companies.
  Beta 
      Ford Motor Comparables 
Ford Motor is rated # 4 in beta category among related companies.

Beta Analysis

As market goes up, the company is expected to significantly outperform it. However, if the market returns are negative, Ford Motor will likely underperform.
Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, finances, and services automobiles. more
NameFord Motor Company
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InstrumentUSA Stock Stocks Directory
RegionNorth America
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number00037996.0
ISINUS3453708600
CUSIP345370860
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar
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