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Need help with question 5 and 6 listed?in document below


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21 Mar 2016

 


 

NAICS: 336111

 

Ticker (Stock Exchange): F (NYSE)

 


 

1:

 


 

Identify the firm's apparent current mission. Then briefly review the firm's current

 

objectives and strategies.

 


 

Ford Motor Company mission is ?At Ford, we go further to make our cars better, our employees

 

happier and our planet a better place to be.? (Ford Motor Company, 2015).

 

Ford?s current objective and strategies are developed to create Smart Mobility to meet customers

 

mobility needs. They manufacture and invent excellence safety and driver assist technologies for

 

all their vehicles. Ford company build vehicles to avoid serious effects of climate change and

 

environment change.

 

2:

 

How would you describe the firm's current financial condition? (Use financial ratios and

 

other pertinent income and balance sheet data to support your analysis).

 

The firm?s current financial condition increased from $144,077,000 in 2014 to $149,558,000,000

 

in 2015.

 

Ford Motor Company, Key Ratios

 


 

P/E 19.93

 

EV/EBITDA 39.55

 

Return on Equity (%) 12.85

 

Debt/Equity 4.80

 

Operating profit margin (%) 2.30

 

Dividend Yield 0.03

 

Price (USD) as on 02-Apr-2015 16.03.00

 

EPS (USD) 0.80

 

Book value per share (USD) 6.19

 

Shares Outstanding (in million) 4,045

 


 

3:

 


 

Outline and discuss the firm's external opportunities and threats, using any analytical

 

model(s) you believe are relevant.

 


 

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Opportunities Fuel Efficient Vehicles were developed to promote advanced technologies to

 

support the use for many smaller and fuel-efficient vehicles. This would allow them to have

 

higher market share and increase their revenue.

 

Opportunities-New Product Launches make it possible for Ford to conduct opportunities with

 

different markets by providing an extraordinary product portfolio that increases their

 

profitability.

 

Opportunity- Strategic Agreements is consider being a source of organic growth that presents

 

diverse useful synergies to Ford Company.

 

Threat- Competitive Pressures is needed to protect the company from negative outcome on their

 

financial condition and results of operations due to the fast-growing newly-developed and arising

 

markets. These markets are mostly in Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and other mature

 

markets.

 

Threat-Emissions Control Standards are requirements regulated by the US federal governments

 

that each vehicle have to be in accordance after being made. After these vehicles are made, they

 

have be certified by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) before it can be

 

sold, even though proposals for more standards are being obtained.

 

Threat-Foreign Currency Fluctuations affects Ford operations in many parts of the world.

 

Majority of its revenues are accrued from other currencies.

 

4:

 


 

Outline and discuss the firm's internal strengths and weaknesses using any analytical

 

model(s) you believe are relevant.

 


 

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Strength- Core Segment: Automotive shows that Ford company is a worldwide automotive

 

industry that manufactures and distributes all economic of ranges of products that include luxury,

 

economy, and mid-segment. This helped the company sell 6,323,000 vehicles across the six

 

continents.

 

Strengh- Operational Network is a strong supported operational network in the Ford company.

 

These networks include manufacturing and assembling facilities, distribution centers, sales,

 

warehouses, administrative offices, and engineering centers.

 

Strength ? Focused Research Development allow Ford to create new products and services to

 

customers in all markets with the best in class vehicles. This help the company develop

 

affordable, reasonable solutions to meet the future transportation needs.

 

Weakness ? Product Safety Concerns are product recalls issues that can affect the consumers.

 

These recalls could reduce customer confidence causing long-term performance and revenues.

 

Weakness ? Increasing Non-cash Components that are receivables and inventories can cause a

 

reduced liquidity in the company. This may cause bad debt on the company transactions.

 


 

5:

 


 

Based on your analyses:

 

a. Revise the firm's mission and objectives if necessary.

 

At Ford, we go further to make our cars better, our employees happier and our planet a

 

better place to be. I would change our employees to our customers

 


 

b. Develop and discuss corporate and business strategies that you recommend to achieve the

 

firm's mission and objectives.

 


 

6:

 

Outline and discuss the specific actions needed for implementation of your chosen

 

strategies. This should include the following:

 

a. Specific strategies and long-term objectives in such areas as marketing, human resources,

 

finance, operations and information systems as appropriate. Porter?s Five Forces

 


 

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b. Specify the financial results expected.

 


 

Reference

 


 

Ford Motor Company. (2015). Our Company. Retrieved from http.

 

http://corporate.ford.com/company.html?gnav=footer-aboutford.

 


 

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