On Jan. 23, Ford Motor (NYSE:F) released Q4 earnings for the period ending Dec. 31, 2005.

  • Sales of $47.6 billion and earnings of $0.08 per share blew past Street estimates, leading the stock higher by more than 5% in pre-market trading.
  • But not all of the news was good. Income from continuing operations declined roughly 8% year over year. No surprises there, though.
  • South American operations were the brightest spot in Ford's Q4 results. All told, profit in that region nearly tripled on sales that were 44.6% higher from the same period during 2004.

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