This Legacy Automaker Has a Better One-Year Return Than GM, Tesla, Nio, and Plug Power

By Benzinga
October 16, 2021 Updated: October 16, 2021

Investors who added Ford Motor Company stock to their portfolios one year ago know the meaning of “Built Ford Tough.”

Since October 2020, Ford stock’s one-year return has outperformed a number of the world’s most popular automobile, electric vehicle, and clean energy stocks: General Motors Company, Tesla Inc., Nio Inc.-ADR, and Plug Power Inc.

Ford manufactures automobiles under its Ford and Lincoln brands. The company has about 14 percent market share in the United States and about 7 percent share in Europe.

Ford’s sales in North America and Europe made up 69 percent and 19.5 percent of 2020 auto revenue, respectively. Ford has about 186,000 employees, including about 58,000 UAW employees, and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.

Here’s how the returns break down from October 2020 to the present:

  • Nio is up from $28.07 to $37.82 for a return of 34.73 percent.
  • GM is up from $32.59 to $58.42 for a return of 79.26 percent.
  • Tesla is up from $448.88 to $830.00 for a return of 84.91 percent.
  • Plug Power is up from $17.03 to $32.29 for a return of 89.61 percent.
  • And finally, Ford is up from $7.62 to $15.96 for a return of 109.51 percent.

By Henry Khederian 

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