Red Flags for Ford

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Fool analysts Brendan and Austin discuss some potential red flags from auto manufacturer Ford. A recent study dropped Ford's quality from fifth all the way to 23rd, although that mostly stemmed from a very correctable miss on its new entertainment systems. Brendan worries much more about how perception might change following a recall of some of Ford's Escape line.

Ford has been performing incredibly well as a company over the past few years -- it's making good vehicles, is consistently profitable, recently reinstated its dividend, and has done a remarkable job paying down its debt. But Ford's stock price is down more than 20% over the past year. Does this create an incredible buying opportunity, or are there hidden risks with the stock that investors need to know about? To answer that, one of our top equity analysts has compiled a premium research report with in-depth analysis on whether Ford is a buy right now, and why. Simply click here to get instant access to this premium report.

Austin Smith, Brendan Byrnes, and The Motley Fool owns shares of Ford. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Ford. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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