Johnson Financial Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) by 0.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 210,788 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after buying an additional 351 shares during the period. Johnson Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $2,453,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Bridgewater Associates LP acquired a new stake in Ford Motor during the first quarter worth $2,342,000. Advisor Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 6.3% in the first quarter. Advisor Partners LLC now owns 31,086 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $362,000 after buying an additional 1,840 shares during the period. AE Wealth Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 37.5% in the first quarter. AE Wealth Management LLC now owns 170,943 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $1,990,000 after buying an additional 46,598 shares during the period. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH increased its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 133.0% in the first quarter. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH now owns 584,761 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $6,805,000 after buying an additional 333,821 shares during the period. Finally, Acadian Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 130.3% in the first quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 38,664 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $450,000 after buying an additional 21,879 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 55.23% of the company’s stock.
Shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE F) remained flat at $10.77 on Friday. The stock had a trading volume of 32,300,117 shares. The company has a market cap of $42.78 billion, a PE ratio of 11.34 and a beta of 1.11. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $11.24 and its 200 day moving average price is $11.60. Ford Motor Company has a 52 week low of $10.67 and a 52 week high of $13.27.
Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating 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 during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $37.22 billion. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.52 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was down .5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that Ford Motor Company will post $1.76 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 20th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.57%. Ford Motor’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 63.16%.
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F has been the topic of several research reports. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 price target on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Nomura cut shares of Ford Motor to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th. Berenberg Bank set a $10.00 price target on shares of Ford Motor and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, June 12th. Vetr upgraded shares of Ford Motor from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $12.65 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Ford Motor from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.60.
In other news, insider James D. Farley, Jr. sold 25,000 shares of Ford Motor stock in a transaction on Monday, June 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.16, for a total value of $279,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 428,411 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,781,066.76. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, VP John T. Lawler sold 80,624 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.00, for a total value of $886,864.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 10 shares in the company, valued at approximately $110. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.08% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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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