Ford Motor Earnings Per Share vs. Retained Earnings

Ford Motor Company -- USA Stock  

USD 12.23  0.13  1.07%

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Ford Motor Retained Earnings vs. Earnings Per Share Fundamental Analysis

Ford Motor Company is rated below average in earnings per share category among related companies. It is rated # 3 in retained earnings category among related companies reporting about  16,456,842,105  of Retained Earnings per Earnings Per Share.
Earnings per Share (EPS) denotes the portion of a company's earnings that is allocated to each share of common stock. To calculate Earnings per Share investors will need to take a company's net income, subtract any dividends for preferred stock, and divide it by the number of average outstanding shares. EPS is usually presented in two different ways: basic and diluted. Fully diluted Earnings per Share takes into account effects of warrants, options, and convertible securities and is generally viewed by analysts as a more accurate measure.
Ford Motor 
Earnings per Share 
 = 
Earnings 
Average Shares 
=
0.95 times
Earnings per Share is one of the most important measures of the current share price of a firm, and is used by investors to determine the company overall profitability; especially when it is compared to the EPS of similar companies.
Retained Earnings is a balance sheet account that refers to the portion of company income that is retained by the firm. In other words it is a part of earnings that is not paid out as dividends or otherwise distributed to owners. Retained Earnings are calculated by adding net income to last period retained earnings and subtracting any dividends paid to owners.
Ford Motor 
Retained Earnings 
 = 
Beginning RE + Income 
Dividends 
=
15.63 B
Retained Earnings shows how the firm utilizes its profits over time. In simple terms, investors can think of retained earnings as the amount of profit the company has reinvested in the business since its inceptions. However the methodology to make a decision over how much profit to retain is different between companies in different industries. For example growing industries tend to retain more of their earnings than more matured industries as they need more assets investment to sustain their growth.

Comparison

Retained Earnings Comparison
  Retained Earnings 
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Ford Motor is rated # 2 in retained earnings category among related companies.
Ford Motor is rated # 5 in earnings per share category among related companies.
Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, finances, and services automobiles. more
NameFord Motor Company
Analyst Consensus
Piotroski F Score
Macroaxis Advice
Bond Rating
InstrumentUSA Stock Stocks Directory
RegionNorth America
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number00037996.0
ISINUS3453708600
CUSIP345370860
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar
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