Ford Motor Operating Margin vs. Beta

Ford Motor Company -- USA Stock  

USD 12.1  0.13  1.06%

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Ford Motor Beta vs. Operating Margin Fundamental Analysis

Ford Motor Company is rated below average in operating margin category among related companies. It is rated # 5 in beta category among related companies totaling about  0.65  of Beta per Operating Margin. The ratio of Operating Margin to Beta for Ford Motor Company is roughly  1.55 
Operating Margin shows how much operating income a company makes on each dollar of sales. It is one of the profitability indicators which helps analysts to understand whether the firm is successful or not making money from everyday operations.
Ford Motor 
Operating Margin 
 = 
Operating Income 
Revenue 
X
100 
=
2.03 %
A good Operating Margin is required for a company to be able to pay for its fixed costs or pay out its debt which implies that the higher the margin, the better. This ratio is most effective in evaluating the earning potential of a company over time when comparing it against firm's competitors.
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.

Comparison

Beta Comparison
  Beta 
      Ford Motor Comparables 
Ford Motor is rated # 4 in beta category among related companies.
  Operating Margin 
      Ford Motor Comparables 
Ford Motor is rated # 5 in operating margin 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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