Ford Motor Company (F) Stake Boosted by Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc.

Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) by 54.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 33,630 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after purchasing an additional 11,800 shares during the period. Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $403,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Alyeska Investment Group L.P. acquired a new position in Ford Motor during the 3rd quarter worth about $76,726,000. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in Ford Motor by 126.3% during the 3rd quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 33,766 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $404,000 after acquiring an additional 18,843 shares during the last quarter. Magnetar Financial LLC acquired a new position in Ford Motor during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $231,000. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. boosted its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 2.7% in the 3rd quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. now owns 5,892,214 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $70,527,000 after buying an additional 154,979 shares during the last quarter. Finally, AMP Capital Investors Ltd boosted its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 2.9% in the 3rd quarter. AMP Capital Investors Ltd now owns 1,489,484 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $17,828,000 after buying an additional 41,403 shares during the last quarter. 53.78% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

F has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 price target on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Monday, September 18th. Vetr downgraded Ford Motor from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.54 price objective for the company. in a report on Monday, September 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised Ford Motor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Citigroup boosted their price objective on Ford Motor from $12.00 to $13.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, Jefferies Group boosted their price objective on Ford Motor from $12.00 to $13.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.61.

In related news, insider Hau N. Thai-Tang sold 19,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.50, for a total transaction of $237,500.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Hau N. Thai-Tang sold 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, September 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.00, for a total transaction of $300,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 51,358 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $616,296. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 76,828 shares of company stock valued at $943,045. 1.08% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE F) traded up $0.12 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $12.58. The company had a trading volume of 47,383,835 shares, compared to its average volume of 34,721,208. The stock has a market capitalization of $49,971.56, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.49, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.65 and a beta of 1.24. The company has a quick ratio of 1.08, a current ratio of 1.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.94. Ford Motor Company has a 12-month low of $10.47 and a 12-month high of $13.27.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $33.65 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $32.80 billion. Ford Motor had a return on equity of 21.62% and a net margin of 2.91%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.26 EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that Ford Motor Company will post 1.81 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 23rd were issued a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, October 20th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.77%. Ford Motor’s payout ratio is 54.55%.

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About Ford Motor

Ford Motor Company is a global automotive and mobility company. The Company’s business includes designing, manufacturing, marketing, and servicing a full line of Ford cars, trucks, and sport utility vehicles (SUVs), as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles. The Company operates in four segments: Automotive, Financial Services, Ford Smart Mobility LLC, and Central Treasury Operations.

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