Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC Has $722,000 Position in Ford Motor (NYSE:F)

Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC reduced its stake in shares of Ford Motor (NYSE:F) by 11.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 70,588 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after selling 8,741 shares during the quarter. Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $722,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of F. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its position in Ford Motor by 8.2% during the fourth quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 52,343,847 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $399,887,000 after acquiring an additional 3,950,938 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp raised its position in Ford Motor by 1.0% during the first quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 42,412,606 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $372,382,000 after acquiring an additional 405,881 shares in the last quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. raised its position in Ford Motor by 6.9% during the second quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 15,083,628 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $154,306,000 after acquiring an additional 975,035 shares in the last quarter. Swiss National Bank raised its position in Ford Motor by 2.5% during the first quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 12,389,335 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $108,778,000 after acquiring an additional 299,100 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its position in Ford Motor by 12.3% during the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 11,237,829 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $98,668,000 after acquiring an additional 1,232,732 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 52.36% of the company’s stock.

In related news, Chairman William Clay Ford, Jr. bought 840,962 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 1st. The shares were acquired at an average price of $9.51 per share, with a total value of $7,997,548.62. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now owns 1,100,617 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,466,867.67. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director John C. Lechleiter bought 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 29th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $9.60 per share, for a total transaction of $96,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 64,700 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $621,120. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have purchased 861,162 shares of company stock worth $8,193,611 and have sold 115,000 shares worth $1,137,650. Insiders own 0.83% of the company’s stock.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on F. Jefferies Financial Group raised shares of Ford Motor to a “buy” rating and raised their price objective for the company from $11.00 to $12.50 in a research report on Tuesday, April 30th. TheStreet lowered shares of Ford Motor from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Friday, July 26th. Morgan Stanley raised shares of Ford Motor from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and raised their price objective for the company from $10.00 to $12.00 in a research report on Tuesday. Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of Ford Motor in a research report on Wednesday, June 26th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $13.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Bank of America raised shares of Ford Motor from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $13.00 to $14.00 in a research report on Friday, May 10th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $10.48.

Shares of NYSE:F traded down $0.11 during trading on Friday, reaching $9.45. The stock had a trading volume of 36,267,775 shares, compared to its average volume of 47,369,828. Ford Motor has a 52 week low of $7.41 and a 52 week high of $10.56. The stock has a market capitalization of $38.02 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.27, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.01 and a beta of 1.13. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.86, a current ratio of 1.20 and a quick ratio of 1.08. The firm’s fifty day moving average is $9.95.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 24th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.02. Ford Motor had a net margin of 1.37% and a return on equity of 14.92%. The company had revenue of $35.91 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $35.21 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.27 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up .4% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Ford Motor will post 1.29 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 3rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.35%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 22nd. Ford Motor’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 46.15%.

Ford Motor Company Profile

Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, markets, and services a range of Ford cars, trucks, sport utility vehicles, and electrified 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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