Ford Motor Operating Margin vs. Return On Equity

Ford Motor Company -- USA Stock  

USD 12.61  0.03  0.24%

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Ford Motor Return On Equity vs. Operating Margin Fundamental Analysis

Ford Motor Company is rated below average in operating margin category among related companies. It is rated below average in return on equity category among related companies reporting about  4.99  of Return On Equity per Operating Margin.
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 
=
2.41 %
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.
Return on Equity or ROE tells company stockholders how effectually their money is being utilized or reinvested. It is a useful ratio when analyzing company profitability or the management effectiveness given the capital invested by the shareholders. ROE shows how effecently a company utilizes investments to generate income.
Ford Motor 
Return on Equity 
 = 
Net Income 
Total Equity 
X
100 
=
12.02 %
For most industries Return on Equity between 10% and 30% are considered desirable to provide dividends to owners and have funds for future growth of the company. Investors should be very careful using ROE as the only efficiency indicator because ROE can be high if a company is heavily leveraged.

Comparison

Return On Equity Comparison
Ford Motor is rated below average in return on equity category among related companies.
  Operating Margin 
      Ford Motor Comparables 
Ford Motor is rated # 5 in operating margin 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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