Schroder Investment Management Group increased its stake in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) by 5.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 791,142 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after purchasing an additional 40,501 shares during the period. Schroder Investment Management Group’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $9,462,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of F. Captrust Financial Advisors bought a new position in Ford Motor during the second quarter valued at approximately $106,000. Balentine LLC boosted its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 4.0% during the second quarter. Balentine LLC now owns 9,462 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $106,000 after purchasing an additional 365 shares during the period. Archford Capital Strategies LLC boosted its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 7.8% during the first quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC now owns 9,361 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $109,000 after purchasing an additional 676 shares during the period. Kelman Lazarov Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Ford Motor during the second quarter valued at approximately $116,000. Finally, Godsey & Gibb Associates purchased a new stake in shares of Ford Motor during the second quarter valued at approximately $117,000. Institutional investors own 53.78% of the company’s stock.

In other news, insider Steven R. Armstrong sold 10,752 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.32, for a total transaction of $132,464.64. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 101,159 shares in the company, valued at $1,246,278.88. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider Hau N. Thai-Tang sold 25,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.00, for a total value of $300,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 51,358 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $616,296. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 101,828 shares of company stock valued at $1,228,045. 1.08% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on F shares. BidaskClub raised Ford Motor from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 26th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Tuesday, August 15th. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Tuesday, November 28th. Vetr raised Ford Motor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.34 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and set a $12.00 price objective on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Sunday, September 10th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.61.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE F) opened at $12.61 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.08, a current ratio of 1.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.94. The stock has a market capitalization of $49,772.94, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.46, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.65 and a beta of 1.24. Ford Motor Company has a twelve month low of $10.47 and a twelve month high of $13.27.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.33 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $33.65 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $32.80 billion. Ford Motor had a return on equity of 21.62% and a net margin of 2.91%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.26 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Ford Motor Company will post 1.81 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 23rd were issued a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, October 20th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.76%. Ford Motor’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 54.55%.

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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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