Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, U.S. auto giant Ford Motor (NYSE:F) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Ford, and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Ford facts



Headquarters (founded)

Dearborn, Mich. (1903)

Market Cap

$50.3 billion


Automobile manufacturers

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$134.3 billion


President/CEO Alan Mulally (since 2006)

CFO Robert Shanks (since 2012)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$24.4 billion / $105.1 billion

Dividend Yield



General Motors (NYSE:GM)

Honda Motor (NYSE:HMC)

Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM)

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 80% of the 12,107 members who have rated Ford believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier today, one of those Fools, AlanBeardface, succinctly summed up the Ford bull case for our community:

Best in industry management under Mullaly. Strong in NA and China. Will improve in Europe while cutting costs. New models are well reviewed. Managing debt well. Double dividend which is bullish. Undervalued at this price. Outperform.

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