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  • Previous Rank21
  • Revenues ($M)$156,776
  • Revenue Percent Change3.3%
  • Profits ($M)$7,602.00
  • Profits Percent Change65.4%
  • Assets ($M)$257,808.00
  • Employees202,000

Ford Motor, the pioneer of the American car industry, took a bold step this year: It will phase out most of its sedans and hatchbacks by 2020. Instead it will focus on more profitable vehicles like trucks, SUVs, and crossovers. It’s a splashy move for CEO Jim Hackett—who has been on the job for just over a year—but drastic, profit-maximizing decisions are how he made his reputation as CEO of office furniture-maker Steelcase. Like other major carmakers, Ford is waiting for a series of bets on alternative fuels, autonomous driving, and ridesharing to pay off. Until then, it has America’s best-selling vehicle, the F-150 truck, to rely on for revenue.

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Company Information

CEO
James P. Hackett
Sector
Motor Vehicles & Parts
Industry
Motor Vehicles & Parts
HQ Location
Dearborn, Mich.
Websitehttp://www.corporate.ford.com
Years on Global 500 List24
Employees202,000

Ford Motor Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$156,7763.3%
Profits ($M)$7,602.0065.4%
Assets ($M)$257,808.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$34,890.00-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues4.8%
Profits as % of Assets2.9%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity21.8%