Ford Motor Company

Industry: Truck Auto Manufacturers

Fortune Rank: 8

For the nine months ended 30 September 2005, Ford Motor Company's revenues rose 3% to $130.54B. Net income from continuing ops. fell 45% to $1.87B. Revenues reflect automotive sales gains in Europe, South America, and the Asia-Pacific region. Net income was offset by an unfavorable product mix and rising raw material costs. Ford Motor Company manufactures, assembles and sells cars, trucks and related parts and accessories.

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is a global company operating in two business sectors: Automobile sector and Financial Services sector. The Automotive sector sells cars and trucks through out the world. During the year ended December 31, 2004, the Company changed the reporting of its Automotive sector from two segments (Americas and International) to three segments: The Americas, Ford Europe and PAG, and Ford Asia Pacific and Africa/ Mazda. The Financial Services business includes the operations of Ford Motor Credit Company (Ford Credit), a provider of vehicle-related financing, leasing and insurance, and The Hertz Corporation (Hertz), which operates a car and equipment rental business.

Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Ford Motor Company was ranked number 8 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 8th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Ford Motor Company achieved revenue of $118,308.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $2,717.00 million.

Ford Motor Company's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 7th on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $146,277 million (a change of -28 million compared to 2010) and profits of $-14,672 million (a change of 16 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Ford Motor Company would be ranked 50th rather than 8th due to its profits of $2,717 in 2010.

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