Ford Motor Total Asset vs. Beta

F -- USA Stock  

USD 11.94  0.05  0.42%

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Ford Motor Beta vs. Total Asset Fundamental Analysis

Ford Motor Company is rated # 5 in total asset category among related companies. It is rated below average in beta category among related companies . The ratio of Total Asset to Beta for Ford Motor Company is about  264,617,647,059 
Total Asset is everything that a business owns. It is the sum of current and long-term assets owned by a firm at a given time. These assets are listed on a balance sheet and typically valued based on their purchasing prices, not the current market value.
Ford Motor 
Total Asset 
 = 
Tangible Assets 
Intangible Assets 
=
224.93 B
Total Asset is typically divided on the balance sheet on current asset and long-term asset. Long-term is the value of a company property, and other capital assets that are expected to be useable for more than one year. Long term assets are reported net of depreciation. On the other hand current assets are assets that are expected to be sold or converted to cash as part of normal business operation.
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 
=
0.85
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.

Ford Motor Beta Comparison

  Beta 
      Ford Motor Comparables 
Ford Motor is rated below average in beta category among related companies.
  Total Asset 
      Ford Motor Comparables 
Ford Motor is rated # 4 in total asset category among related companies.

Beta Analysis

Ford Motor returns are very sensitive to returns on the market. As market goes up or down, Ford Motor is expected to follow.