Ford Motor (NYSE:F) Shares Acquired by Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C.

Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. lifted its holdings in shares of Ford Motor (NYSE:FGet Rating) by 49.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 20,903 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,937 shares during the quarter. Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C.’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $232,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Ford Motor during the first quarter worth approximately $183,000. Wedmont Private Capital purchased a new stake in shares of Ford Motor during the second quarter worth approximately $174,000. BLB&B Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 3.2% during the second quarter. BLB&B Advisors LLC now owns 525,834 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $5,853,000 after buying an additional 16,154 shares during the period. Harbor Capital Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 19.9% during the second quarter. Harbor Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 11,398 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $127,000 after buying an additional 1,894 shares during the period. Finally, Alphastar Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 67.6% during the second quarter. Alphastar Capital Management LLC now owns 164,702 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $1,833,000 after buying an additional 66,431 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 49.89% of the company’s stock.

Insider Buying and Selling at Ford Motor

In other Ford Motor news, insider Stuart J. Rowley sold 29,821 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.97, for a total value of $416,599.37. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 224,978 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,142,942.66. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 0.90% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Several equities analysts have commented on F shares. Bank of America dropped their price target on shares of Ford Motor from $32.00 to $28.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, September 9th. StockNews.com started coverage on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. Citigroup dropped their price target on shares of Ford Motor from $16.00 to $13.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, September 28th. Morgan Stanley increased their price target on shares of Ford Motor from $14.00 to $15.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, October 28th. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of Ford Motor from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 26th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $18.07.

Ford Motor Price Performance

Shares of NYSE F opened at $14.03 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.00, a current ratio of 1.20 and a quick ratio of 1.03. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $12.93 and a 200 day moving average price of $13.33. Ford Motor has a 1-year low of $10.61 and a 1-year high of $25.87. The company has a market cap of $56.41 billion, a PE ratio of 6.38, a P/E/G ratio of 2.39 and a beta of 1.42.

Ford Motor (NYSE:FGet Rating) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 26th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.31 by ($0.01). Ford Motor had a net margin of 5.94% and a return on equity of 14.69%. The business had revenue of $37.19 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $37.11 billion. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.51 EPS. Ford Motor’s revenue was up 12.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Sell-side analysts forecast that Ford Motor will post 1.96 EPS for the current year.

Ford Motor Announces Dividend

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 15th will be issued a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 14th. Ford Motor’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 27.27%.

About Ford Motor

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Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, markets, and services a range of Ford trucks, cars, sport utility vehicles, electrified vehicles, and Lincoln luxury vehicles worldwide. It operates through three segments: Automotive, Mobility, and Ford Credit. The Automotive segment sells Ford and Lincoln vehicles, service parts, and accessories through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments.

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