Ford Motor (F) Shares Bought by Capital Analysts LLC

Capital Analysts LLC boosted its position in Ford Motor (NYSE:F) by 1,795.8% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 15,451 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after purchasing an additional 14,636 shares during the period. Capital Analysts LLC’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $991,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in F. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 1.0% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 39,609,473 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $474,123,000 after buying an additional 410,123 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 7.2% in the fourth quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 38,411,102 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $479,755,000 after buying an additional 2,594,016 shares in the last quarter. Pzena Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 1.8% in the fourth quarter. Pzena Investment Management LLC now owns 25,856,377 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $322,946,000 after buying an additional 446,561 shares in the last quarter. LSV Asset Management increased its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 23,496,850 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $293,475,000 after buying an additional 364,500 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc increased its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 3.8% in the third quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 23,042,330 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $275,821,000 after buying an additional 843,432 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 54.94% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Ford Motor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, December 26th. Cascend Securities downgraded shares of Ford Motor to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. ValuEngine raised shares of Ford Motor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Vetr downgraded shares of Ford Motor from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Monday, January 29th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Tuesday, November 28th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Ford Motor has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.54.

In other Ford Motor news, Director John C. Lechleiter acquired 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 9th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $10.28 per share, for a total transaction of $51,400.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 30,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $308,400. The transaction 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 18,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.00, for a total transaction of $234,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 14,358 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $186,654. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 47,752 shares of company stock valued at $603,965 over the last quarter. 1.08% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) opened at $10.70 on Friday. Ford Motor has a one year low of $10.19 and a one year high of $13.48. The company has a quick ratio of 1.12, a current ratio of 1.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.94. The firm has a market cap of $42,510.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.94, a PEG ratio of 0.65 and a beta of 1.14.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 24th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.42 by ($0.03). Ford Motor had a return on equity of 21.71% and a net margin of 4.85%. The company had revenue of $38.50 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $36.96 billion. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.30 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that Ford Motor will post 1.54 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 1st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 30th will be paid a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.61%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 29th. Ford Motor’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 33.33%.

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Ford Motor Profile

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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