Ford Motor Company's net debt reached USD 135,795 mil and accounted for 389% of equity at the end of 2017. The ratio is down 10.7% when compared to the previous year.
Historically, the firm’s net debt to equity reached an all time high of 2,691% in 2002 and an all time low of -13,281% in 2010.
When compared to EBITDA, net debt amounted to 9.74x at the end of the year. The ratio reached an all time high of 26.2 in 2009 and an all time low of -41.3 in 2008.
As far as Ford Motor Company's peers are concerned, Volkswagen Group posted net debt to equity of 133%x and 4.03x when compared to EBITDA at the end of 2017. PSA Peugeot Citroen ended the year 2017 with a net debt at -40.1%x of equity and -1.16x when compared to its EBITDA while PSA Peugeot Citroen had net debt at -40.1%x of equity and -1.16x to EBITDA at the end of the year.