Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its position in shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) by 12.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 6,691,464 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after acquiring an additional 752,818 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC owned about 0.17% of Ford Motor worth $80,097,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of F. Captrust Financial Advisors purchased a new position in shares of Ford Motor during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $106,000. Balentine LLC grew its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 4.0% during the 2nd quarter. Balentine LLC now owns 9,462 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $106,000 after acquiring an additional 365 shares during the period. Godsey & Gibb Associates purchased a new position in shares of Ford Motor during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $117,000. Brighton Jones LLC grew its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 40.3% during the 3rd quarter. Brighton Jones LLC now owns 19,225 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $119,000 after acquiring an additional 5,518 shares during the period. Finally, Affinity Wealth Management boosted its position in shares of Ford Motor by 892.4% in the 2nd quarter. Affinity Wealth Management now owns 107,575 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $120,000 after purchasing an additional 96,735 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 53.78% of the company’s stock.

F has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. BidaskClub raised Ford Motor from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 26th. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Ford Motor in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Vetr raised Ford Motor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.34 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $12.00 price target on shares of Ford Motor in a research report on Sunday, September 10th. Finally, ValuEngine cut Ford Motor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Ford Motor has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.61.

In related news, insider Steven R. Armstrong sold 22,076 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.37, for a total value of $273,080.12. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Hau N. Thai-Tang sold 25,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred 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 completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 51,358 shares in the company, valued at $616,296. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 76,828 shares of company stock worth $943,045 over the last ninety days. 1.08% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) opened at $12.58 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $49,971.56, a P/E ratio of 7.49, a P/E/G ratio of 0.65 and a beta of 1.24. Ford Motor Company has a 12-month low of $10.47 and a 12-month high of $13.27. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.94, a current ratio of 1.19 and a quick ratio of 1.08.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $33.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations 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% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.26 EPS. equities analysts anticipate that Ford Motor Company will post 1.81 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st. Investors of record on Monday, October 23rd were given a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, October 20th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.77%. Ford Motor’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 54.55%.

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About Ford Motor

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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