Ford Shares Fall as Q4 Earnings Miss View (F)

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Automaker Ford Motor Company ( F ) on Friday posted lower-than-expected adjusted fourth quarter earnings, despite a rise in revenue.

The Dearborn, MI-based company reported adjusted fourth quarter net income of $1.1 billion, or 20 cents per share. Revenue rose 6% from last year to $34.6 billion.

On average, Wall Street analysts expected a much higher profit of 25 cents per share, albeit on lower revenue of $32.3 billion.

Ford shares fell 63 cents, or -4.9%, in premarket trading Friday.

The Bottom Line
Shares of Ford Motor Company ( F ) have a 1.56% dividend yield, based on last night's closing stock price of $12.79. The stock has technical support in the $10-$11 price area. If the shares can firm up, we see overhead resistance around the $14 price level.

Ford Motor Company ( F ) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.1 out of 5 stars.

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