Ford (F, $13.42) doubles electric F-150 Lightning production capacity
Ford Motor Co. announced that it will double the production capacity target for its F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck to 80,000 per year, citing strong demand.
Previously, the automaker’s production target was more than 40,000 of the vehicles by 2024.
"The interest from the public has surpassed our highest expectations," Executive Chairman Bill Ford said in a statement.
The vehicle is expected to go on sale next spring.
According to the company, it will invest $250 million and add 450 hourly jobs across three Michigan plants in order to meet the company's increased production target. Ford said that the company has already received more than 150,000 reservations for the truck.
A week ago, Ford announced plans to halt car production in India and lay off 4,000 workers in order to limit losses by second quarter 2022.
F sees its Stochastic Oscillator climbs out of oversold territory
On May 25, 2022, the Stochastic Indicator for F moved out of oversold territory and this could be a bullish sign for the stock. Traders may want to buy the stock or buy call options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 64 instances where the indicator left the oversold zone. In 46 of the 64 cases the stock moved higher in the following days. This puts the odds of a move higher at over 72%.
Current price $13.13 crossed the resistance line at $14.79 and is trading between $14.79 resistance and $12.36 support lines. Throughout the month of 04/26/22 - 05/26/22, the price experienced a -11% Downtrend, while the week of 05/19/22 - 05/26/22 shows a +2% Uptrend.
The RSI Oscillator points to a transition from a downward trend to an upward trend -- in cases where F's RSI Oscillator exited the oversold zone, 16 of 30 resulted in an increase in price. Tickeron's analysis proposes that the odds of a continued upward trend are 53%.
The Momentum Indicator moved above the 0 level on May 26, 2022. You may want to consider a long position or call options on F as a result. In 59 of 91 past instances where the momentum indicator moved above 0, the stock continued to climb. The odds of a continued upward trend are 65%.
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for F just turned positive on May 26, 2022. Looking at past instances where F's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in 27 of 45 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are 60%.
Following a +5.64% 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where F advanced for three days, in 185 of 291 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are 64%.
F may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where F declined for three days, the price rose further in 50 of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are 62%.
The Aroon Indicator for F entered a downward trend on May 26, 2022. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
Tickeron has a positive outlook on this ticker and predicts a further increase by more than 4.00% within the next month with a likelihood of 52%. During the last month, the daily ratio of advancing to declining volumes was 1 to 1.59.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is 8 (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating very strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of 24 (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly undervalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (1.172) is normal, around the industry mean (2.975). P/E Ratio (4.587) is within average values for comparable stocks, (99.061). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.319) is also within normal values, averaging (4.750). Dividend Yield (0.023) settles around the average of (0.033) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (0.393) is also within normal values, averaging (141.788).
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is 63 (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating fairly steady price growth. F’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is 66 (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating well-balanced risk and returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 86, placing this stock slightly better than average.
The Tickeron Seasonality Score of 85 (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is significantly overvalued in the industry. The Tickeron Seasonality score describes the variance of predictable price changes around the same period every calendar year. These changes can be tied to a specific month, quarter, holiday or vacation period, as well as a meteorological or growing season.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is 90 (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
Automobiles continue to be arguably the most popular form of passenger travel in the U.S., and major automobile makers have revenues and market capitalizations running into multi-billions. In recent years, the industry has been experiencing some path-breaking innovations like electric vehicles and self-driving technology. While there are long-standing companies like General Motors, Ford, and Toyota Motors operating in this space, there are also emerging/rapidly growing players like Tesla – which has had a major role in the growing popularity of the electric vehicle market. With technological advancements taking steam in the auto space, we’ve also witnessed collaborations (or talks of potential partnerships) of carmakers with tech behemoths like Google’s subsidiary, Waymo.
The average market capitalization across the Motor Vehicles Industry is 30.9B. The market cap for tickers in the group ranges from 4.3M to 650.8B. TSLA holds the highest valuation in this group at 650.8B. The lowest valued company is GKIT at 4.3M.
The average weekly price growth across all stocks in the Motor Vehicles Industry was -0.2%. For the same Industry, the average monthly price growth was -5.18%, and the average quarterly price growth was -28.31%. GWLLF experienced the highest price growth at 15.13%, while RIDE experienced the biggest fall at -21.28%.
- 4/20/22 8:58 AM: Ford Motor (F, $16.15) was a top weekly gainer, with a +5.14% jump
- 3/19/22 4:49 AM: Ford Motor (F, $16.86) was a top weekly gainer, with a +5.11% jump
- 3/3/22 7:26 AM: Ford Motor (F, $18.1) was a top weekly gainer, with a +6.78% jump
The average weekly volume growth across all stocks in the Motor Vehicles Industry was -30.25%. For the same stocks of the Industry, the average monthly volume growth was -26.86% and the average quarterly volume growth was 1.36%
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
Stocks in the group have a Negative Outlook today, backed by the MA200MA50 Indicator. Tickeron has a negative outlook on this group and predicts a further decline by more than 4.00% within the next month with a likelihood of 57%. During the last month, the daily ratio of advancing to declining volumes was 1 to 1.32.
46 stocks in the group of tickers exhibit a similar negative trend based on the Declines indicator with an average likelihood of 76%.
The most notable companies in this group are Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), NIO (NYSE:NIO), Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG).
The average market capitalization across the group is 35.6B. The market cap for tickers in the group ranges from 302.4K to 682.5B. TSLA holds the highest valuation in this group at 682.5B. The lowest valued company is RCIT at 302.4K.
- 5/25/22 7:32 AM: Tesla (TSLA, $628.16) saw a $89.8B market cap decrease this week
- 5/25/22 7:32 AM: Great Wall Motor (GWLLF, $1.58), market cap jumped by $22.8B
- 5/19/22 8:24 AM: Tesla (TSLA, $709.81), market cap dropped by $53.7B
The average weekly price growth across all stocks in the group was 1.01%. For the same group, the average monthly price growth was 0.36%, and the average quarterly price growth was -27.72%. GWLLF experienced the highest price growth at 15.13%, while MPIR experienced the biggest fall at -35.71%.
- 5/25/22 7:32 AM: Lordstown Motors (RIDE, $1.82) is a top weekly loser for penny stocks, falling -23.85%
- 5/24/22 7:00 AM: Li Auto (LI, $23.47) was a top weekly gainer, with a +6.58% jump
- 5/24/22 7:00 AM: NIO (NIO, $16) was a top weekly gainer, with a +9.97% jump
The average weekly volume growth across all stocks in the group was 89.35%. For the same stocks of the group, the average monthly volume growth was 29.05% and the average quarterly volume growth was 97.84%
- 5/21/22 6:24 AM: The volume for Volkswagen A G stock increased for one day, resulting in a record-breaking daily growth of 202% of the 65-Day Volume Moving Average
- 5/14/22 4:16 AM: The volume for Lordstown Motors stock increased for one day, resulting in a record-breaking daily growth of 292% of the 65-Day Volume Moving Average
- 5/12/22 5:32 AM: The volume for Canoo stock increased for one day, resulting in a record-breaking daily growth of 207% of the 65-Day Volume Moving Average
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows