Ford Motor Company Essay

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University of Phoenix Ford Motor Company ACC/280 Ford Motor Company has been around for over one hundred years. The company has produced many cars the public found and still finds amazing. It has gone through many lengths to get to where it is today. It is even on the New York Stock Exchange. To get on the NYSE the company must make serious moves. This company has had positive fiscal year for a long period of time. The history of Ford is known by many but not by all, a couple of facts will be explained, the price to own a successful business will be broken up by net gross, net income, and revenue. Ford Motor Company was founded by Henry Ford in Michigan in June 16, 1903. According to Ford Motor Company (2011) ”At the height of Henry Ford's fame and business power, his company operated or sold in more than 30 countries around the world, including such far-reaching places as Indonesia, China, Brazil and Egypt, as well as much of Europe.” In 1917, Henry Ford and his son, Edsel, founded the Fordson ("Ford" and his "son") division to manufacture tractors. (Ford Motor Company, 2011). References Ford Motor Company. (2011). Heritage. Retrieved from http://corporate.ford.com/our- company/heritage/heritage-news/heritage-news-detail/650-henry-ford Ford Motor Company. (2011). Stock, Tools & Information. Retrieved from http://corporate.ford.com/our-company/investors/splits-spinoffs?releaseId=1244753633429 Ford motor company. (2010). One ford. Retrieved from http://corporate.ford.com/doc/ir_2010_annual_report.pdf MSN money . (2011). Retrieved from http://moneycentral.msn.com/investor/invsub/results/statemnt.aspx?lstStatement=Balance&symbol=US%3aF&stmtView=Qtr MSN money . (2011). Retrieved from http://moneycentral.msn.com/investor/invsub/results/statemnt.aspx?symbol=f Reuter, t. (2011-2010). Ford motor co. Ford motor company .

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