It is expected that in Dec 2018 quarter F will have an EPS of $0.33, while that of Mar 2019 is projected at $0.31. It means that there could be a -15.38% and -27.91% growth in the two quarters respectively. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by -23.6% to about $1.36. As for the coming year, growth will be about -7.35%, lifting earnings to $1.26. RSI after the last trading period was 46.73. F recorded a change of -1.08% over the past week and returned -3.27% over the last three months while the F stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of -2.13%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at -25.67%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of -23.31% while the shares have moved -26.5% for the past 12 months.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)’s EPS was $0.29 as reported for the September quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.43. That means that its growth in general now stands at -33%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.28 given by the analysts brought a positive surprise of 4%. F Sep 18 quarter revenue was $34.66 billion, compared to $33.65 billion recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 3% growth rate. The company’s $1.01 billion revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.
Ford Motor Company (F) currently trades at $9.18, which is lower by -4.38% its previous price. It has a total of 3.96 billion outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.29. The company’s stock volume rose to 57.19 million, better than 47.54 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day decrease of about -1.08% in its price means F is now -25.67% lower on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43387.82 since its $13.33 52-week high price recorded on 16th of January 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of -26.5 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $1.01 above the 52 week low of $8.17 set on 24th of October 2018.
5 analysts out of 22 Wall Street brokerage firms rate F stock as a Buy, while 2 see it as a Sell. The rest 15 describe it as a Hold. The stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $9.6. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $9.18. Analysts have set F’s consensus price at $9.89, effectively giving it a 7.73% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $13 (up 41.61% from current price levels). F has a 17.1% ROE, higher than the 14.51% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 14.51%.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) shares depreciated -0.12% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to -4.22%. F’s price now at $58.09 is greater than the 50-day average of $56.64. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $51.75 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 4.13 billion shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 4.14 billion. The company’s management holds a total of 0.03%, while institutional investors hold about 67.4% of the remaining shares. F share price finished last trade -1.55% below its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 12.34%, while closing the session with 2.72% distance from 50 day simple moving average.
Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) shares were last observed trading -5.67% down since November 20, 2018 when the peak of $61.58 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 2.58% puts VZ performance for the year now at 9.75%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 26.05%, a 52-week worst price since May. 09, 2018. However, it is regaining value with 20% in the last 6 months. From a technical perspective, it appears more likely that the stock will experience a Bull Run market as a result of the strong support seen recently between $57.04 and $57.57. The immediate resistance area is now $59.01 Williams’s%R (14) for VZ moved to 89.72 while the stochastic%K points at 27.82.
VZ’s beta is 0.49; meaning investors could reap lower returns, although it also poses lower risks. The company allocated $3.75 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $32.61 billion, which was 3% versus $31.72 billion in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Sep 18 quarter came in at $1.22 compared to $0.98 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 24% year-over-year earnings per share growth. VZ’s ROA is 12.3%, lower than the 16.28% industry average. Although a more robust percentage would be better, consideration is given to how well peers within the industry performed. Companies within the sector had an ROA of 14.15%.