Earnings and sales growth have a significant effect on the price of a stock. In Ford’s case, a mature company who is restructuring, it is not extremely important.
The last 8 quarters have displayed quarterly earnings yoy growth of -87.99%, 0%, -55.93%, -42.62%, 2675%, -4.65%, -3.28%, and 22%. Sales growth has not been as volatile. The last 8 quarters have been 5.56%, -2.65%, -6.52%, -2.02%, 6.62%, 10.55%, 1.31%, and 4.90%.
More importantly, did these growth figures meet expectations? The last 4 quarters have seen F stock trade lower the next trading session after earnings, however, this has proven to be a buying opportunity as the stock soared higher during the next few weeks…(conclusion on the next page)