Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. lifted its position in shares of Ford Motor (NYSE:F) by 1.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 397,275 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after acquiring an additional 7,086 shares during the period. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $3,675,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Kiley Juergens Wealth Management LLC acquired a new stake in Ford Motor in the second quarter worth about $101,000. Credit Agricole S A lifted its holdings in Ford Motor by 135.0% in the second quarter. Credit Agricole S A now owns 9,400 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $104,000 after purchasing an additional 5,400 shares during the period. Kaizen Advisory LLC lifted its holdings in Ford Motor by 155.5% in the second quarter. Kaizen Advisory LLC now owns 9,745 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $108,000 after purchasing an additional 5,931 shares during the period. Bay Colony Advisory Group Inc d b a Bay Colony Advisors acquired a new stake in Ford Motor in the 2nd quarter valued at about $113,000. Finally, Adviser Investments LLC lifted its holdings in Ford Motor by 2,250.1% in the 2nd quarter. Adviser Investments LLC now owns 10,270 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $114,000 after acquiring an additional 9,833 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 55.28% of the company’s stock.

In other news, Director Ray T. Charley acquired 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 29th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $12.90 per share, for a total transaction of $51,600.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, VP Steven R. Armstrong sold 13,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.54, for a total value of $124,020.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 94,527 shares in the company, valued at approximately $901,787.58. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.95% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

F has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Ford Motor in a report on Tuesday, July 24th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $11.50 price target on shares of Ford Motor in a report on Thursday, July 26th. UBS Group cut their price target on shares of Ford Motor from $15.00 to $14.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, July 26th. Buckingham Research cut their price target on shares of Ford Motor from $11.00 to $10.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, July 26th. Finally, Guggenheim reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $11.50 price target on shares of Ford Motor in a report on Friday, July 27th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.27.

Shares of F opened at $9.06 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $35.96 billion, a PE ratio of 5.09, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.26 and a beta of 0.68. Ford Motor has a fifty-two week low of $8.17 and a fifty-two week high of $13.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.80, a quick ratio of 1.08 and a current ratio of 1.21.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 24th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $34.66 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $32.05 billion. Ford Motor had a return on equity of 15.48% and a net margin of 3.88%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.43 EPS. On average, sell-side analysts expect that Ford Motor will post 1.36 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 3rd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 23rd will be issued a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 22nd. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.62%. Ford Motor’s dividend payout ratio is 33.71%.

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Ford Motor Profile

Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, markets, and services a range of Ford cars, trucks, sport utility vehicles, and electrified vehicles; and Lincoln luxury vehicles worldwide. Its Automotive segment sells Ford and Lincoln vehicles, service parts, and accessories through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments.

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