Ford Motor Company (F) Shares Bought by Vanguard Group Inc.

Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 264,421,059 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,491,009 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. owned about 6.66% of Ford Motor worth $2,958,871,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of F. Accuvest Global Advisors boosted its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 10,560.3% in the first quarter. Accuvest Global Advisors now owns 38,910 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $453,000 after acquiring an additional 38,545 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank boosted its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 27.2% in the first quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 13,137,535 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $152,921,000 after acquiring an additional 2,811,700 shares during the period. World Asset Management Inc boosted its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 9.3% in the first quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 423,993 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $4,935,000 after acquiring an additional 35,986 shares during the period. Trust Co. of Virginia VA boosted its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 0.8% in the first quarter. Trust Co. of Virginia VA now owns 325,116 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $3,784,000 after acquiring an additional 2,724 shares during the period. Finally, British Columbia Investment Management Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 2.3% in the first quarter. British Columbia Investment Management Corp now owns 2,019,187 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $23,503,000 after acquiring an additional 45,531 shares during the period. 54.35% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE F) opened at 12.31 on Friday. Ford Motor Company has a 12 month low of $10.47 and a 12 month high of $13.27. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $11.49 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.29. The stock has a market cap of $48.89 billion, a PE ratio of 12.96 and a beta of 1.12.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.13. Ford Motor had a return on equity of 19.69% and a net margin of 2.52%. The company had revenue of $36.93 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $37.22 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.52 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down .5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect that Ford Motor Company will post $1.75 EPS for the current year.

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In other news, VP John T. Lawler sold 80,624 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.00, for a total value of $886,864.00. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 10 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $110. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Steven R. Armstrong sold 22,076 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.37, for a total value of $273,080.12. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 217,700 shares of company stock worth $2,486,044 in the last three months. Company insiders own 1.08% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. BidaskClub cut Ford Motor from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. ValuEngine cut Ford Motor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 17th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 price target on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Monday, September 18th. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 price target on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Vetr cut Ford Motor from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.54 price target for the company. in a research note on Monday, September 4th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.46.

Ford Motor Company 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ford Motor (NYSE:F)

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