Published Thu, 15 Nov 2018 21:39:45 -0500 on Seeking Alpha
Ford Motor's (F) shares have shown signs of life lately after they were demolished during the October sell-off. That said, though, uncertainty with respect to the U.S.-China trade conflict and falling sales in China will continue to hang over Ford Motor over the short haul. Shares remain in the bargain, though, and exhibit an attractive risk/reward-combination. An investment in Ford Motor throws off a 6.3 percent dividend.
Ford Motor's shares have staged a nice recovery in November which, in my opinion, was more than overdue. On the back of the October market meltdown, Ford Motor's shares dropped into the single-digits, and were deeply oversold as a result. Ford Motor is now in neutral territory with respect to the Relative Strength Index, RSI, with shares being neither overbought nor oversold.
Year-to-date, Ford Motor's share price has dropped 22.9 percent.
Trade Conflict Weighing On Ford Motor The single biggest reason for Ford Motor's share price collapse this year is the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies in the world. After an initial round of tariffs over the summer, the United States slapped $200 billion of tariffs on Chinese imports in September, with import duties starting at 10 percent that will rise to 25 percent at the beginning of 2019. China responded with tariffs of its own, worth $60 billion at the time. In response, the U.S. threatened to place another $267 billion in... Read more
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