Ford's Tough Road Ahead


The following video is from Tuesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Andy Cross and Joe Magyer, discuss the top business and investing stories.

In this segment, Ford reported better-than-expected earnings, but shares were down because of concerns over European operations. The guys discuss whether Europe has become a black hole for stock investors. Joe says that Ford is facing competition from General Motors and thinks GM will have a tough fourth quarter as well, though he believes that the launch of the new Chevy Silverado will help later in the year. Andy, meanwhile, thinks Ford's investment in the Chinese market will pay off.

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 seems stuck in neutral. 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.

The relevant video segment can be found between 9:40 and 13:42.

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