Bray Capital Advisors continued to hold its stake in shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 21,350 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Bray Capital Advisors’ holdings in Ford Motor were worth $239,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in F. Affinity Wealth Management acquired a new position in Ford Motor during the first quarter valued at $126,000. Pinnacle Bank acquired a new position in Ford Motor during the first quarter valued at $127,000. CWM LLC boosted its position in Ford Motor by 15.0% in the first quarter. CWM LLC now owns 17,978 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $209,000 after buying an additional 2,351 shares in the last quarter. Heritage Investors Management Corp boosted its position in Ford Motor by 0.3% in the first quarter. Heritage Investors Management Corp now owns 331,555 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $3,859,000 after buying an additional 923 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Doyle Wealth Management acquired a new position in Ford Motor during the first quarter valued at $295,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 55.38% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) traded down 0.2269% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $10.8154. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 17,180,298 shares. The company has a market cap of $42.96 billion, a PE ratio of 11.3846 and a beta of 1.11. Ford Motor Company has a 12-month low of $10.67 and a 12-month high of $13.27. The company has a 50 day moving average of $11.23 and a 200 day moving average of $11.56.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.13. Ford Motor had a return on equity of 19.69% and a net margin of 2.52%. The business had revenue of $36.93 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $37.22 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.52 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was down .5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts anticipate that Ford Motor Company will post $1.75 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 24th will be given a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 20th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.54%. Ford Motor’s payout ratio is 63.16%.

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Several research analysts have weighed in on the company. BidaskClub cut Ford Motor from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Nomura reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $11.60 price objective (down previously from $14.00) on shares of Ford Motor in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Berenberg Bank set a $10.00 price objective on Ford Motor and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Ford Motor in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Ford Motor in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.60.

In other news, insider James D. Farley, Jr. sold 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.16, for a total value of $279,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 428,411 shares in the company, valued at $4,781,066.76. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, VP John T. Lawler sold 80,624 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.00, for a total value of $886,864.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 10 shares in the company, valued at $110. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.08% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Ford Motor Company 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ford Motor (NYSE:F)

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