Zeke Capital Advisors LLC raised its holdings in Ford Motor (NYSE:F) by 39.9% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 129,077 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after buying an additional 36,801 shares during the quarter. Zeke Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $1,612,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in F. Signature Financial Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 25.0% in the third quarter. Signature Financial Management Inc. now owns 21,970 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $263,000 after purchasing an additional 4,401 shares during the last quarter. Coldstream Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 39.0% in the third quarter. Coldstream Capital Management Inc. now owns 16,960 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $203,000 after purchasing an additional 4,755 shares during the last quarter. ARGI Investment Services LLC raised its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 2.0% in the third quarter. ARGI Investment Services LLC now owns 241,153 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $2,886,000 after purchasing an additional 4,765 shares during the last quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. raised its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 136.1% in the fourth quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. now owns 8,500 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $106,000 after purchasing an additional 4,900 shares during the last quarter. Finally, D.A. Davidson & CO. raised its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 0.8% in the third quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. now owns 593,903 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $7,109,000 after purchasing an additional 4,956 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 61.59% of the company’s stock.
In other Ford Motor news, insider Hau N. Thai-Tang sold 18,000 shares of Ford Motor stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.00, for a total value of $234,000.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 14,358 shares in the company, valued at $186,654. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Chairman William Clay Ford, Jr. sold 454,260 shares of Ford Motor stock in a transaction on Friday, March 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.32, for a total value of $4,687,963.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 503,675 shares of company stock worth $5,246,794. 1.08% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
Shares of Ford Motor (NYSE F) traded up $0.05 during trading on Friday, reaching $11.07. The company had a trading volume of 47,595,010 shares, compared to its average volume of 50,489,098. Ford Motor has a 52-week low of $10.14 and a 52-week high of $13.48. The stock has a market capitalization of $44,300.00, a P/E ratio of 6.15, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.67 and a beta of 1.12. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.94, a quick ratio of 1.12 and a current ratio of 1.23.
Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 24th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.39 EPS 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 for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $36.96 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.30 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that Ford Motor will post 1.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 1st. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 30th were given a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, January 29th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.42%. Ford Motor’s payout ratio is 33.33%.
F has been the topic of several analyst reports. Vetr lowered Ford Motor from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Monday, January 29th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $11.00 target price on shares of Ford Motor in a report on Tuesday, March 6th. Cascend Securities lowered Ford Motor to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 5th. Susquehanna Bancshares set a $12.00 target price on Ford Motor and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Ford Motor from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, February 15th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.42.
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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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