Insider Selling: Ford Motor (F) Insider Sells $234,000.00 in Stock

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) insider Hau N. Thai-Tang sold 18,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.00, for a total value of $234,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 14,358 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $186,654. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of Ford Motor (NYSE:F) opened at $13.03 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.94, a current ratio of 1.19 and a quick ratio of 1.08. The stock has a market cap of $51,760.00, a PE ratio of 11.85, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.81 and a beta of 1.26. Ford Motor has a 12 month low of $10.47 and a 12 month high of $13.22.

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

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in F. Captrust Financial Advisors bought a new stake in Ford Motor in the second quarter worth about $106,000. Balentine LLC raised its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 4.0% during the second quarter. Balentine LLC now owns 9,462 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $106,000 after acquiring an additional 365 shares in the last quarter. Godsey & Gibb Associates bought a new stake in shares of Ford Motor during the second quarter valued at approximately $117,000. Brighton Jones LLC raised its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 40.3% during the third quarter. Brighton Jones LLC now owns 19,225 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $119,000 after acquiring an additional 5,518 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Affinity Wealth Management raised its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 892.4% during the second quarter. Affinity Wealth Management now owns 107,575 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $120,000 after acquiring an additional 96,735 shares in the last quarter. 53.61% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of research analysts recently commented on F shares. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $13.00 price target on shares of Ford Motor in a report on Monday, September 18th. Vetr downgraded shares of Ford Motor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $12.34 price target for the company. in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. ValuEngine raised shares of Ford Motor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Standpoint Research raised shares of Ford Motor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Ford Motor from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.62.

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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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