This week Ford dropped 10% in market value. Ford is now worth $32 billion. This is about one-fourth of the peak value around 2000.
Ford automotive revenues missed analysts’ estimates and fell 5.2% to $36.7 billion for the fourth quarter of 2019.
In 2020, Ford sees 2020 earnings in the China region of $5.6 billion to $6 billion which is less than the previous consensus of between $7.3 billion and $7.6 billion.
Ford Motor executive Joe Hinrichs will retire and Ford is naming Jim Farley as chief operating officer.
Ford is working through an $11 billion global restructuring plan.
Ford has a joint venture with Rivian for electric trucks and electric SUVs.
Ford is planning to launch the Mustang-E as a mass market electric SUV in 2021.
Ford’s $100 billion in debt is rated as junk by Moody’s.
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