Ford Motor (NYSE:F) Stake Boosted by Arkadios Wealth Advisors

Arkadios Wealth Advisors increased its position in shares of Ford Motor (NYSE:FGet Rating) by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 106,093 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,982 shares during the period. Arkadios Wealth Advisors’ holdings in Ford Motor were worth $1,181,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in F. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC bought a new position in Ford Motor during the first quarter worth $25,000. Ten Capital Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Ford Motor in the first quarter valued at $25,000. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC lifted its stake in Ford Motor by 199.2% in the first quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC now owns 1,505 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $25,000 after buying an additional 1,002 shares during the last quarter. Core Alternative Capital lifted its stake in Ford Motor by 390.2% in the first quarter. Core Alternative Capital now owns 1,696 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $29,000 after buying an additional 1,350 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Hanson & Doremus Investment Management bought a new stake in Ford Motor in the first quarter valued at $34,000. 49.89% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. Nomura upgraded Ford Motor from a “reduce” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $12.40 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, July 21st. The Goldman Sachs Group lowered their price target on Ford Motor from $18.00 to $14.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Morgan Stanley raised their price target on Ford Motor from $13.00 to $14.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Wells Fargo & Company lowered their price target on Ford Motor from $12.00 to $10.00 and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, July 11th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft raised their price target on Ford Motor from $12.00 to $13.00 in a report on Thursday, July 28th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Ford Motor currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.28.

Ford Motor Trading Down 2.1 %

Shares of NYSE F opened at $12.77 on Friday. Ford Motor has a one year low of $10.61 and a one year high of $25.87. The firm has a market capitalization of $51.34 billion, a PE ratio of 4.47, a PEG ratio of 0.76 and a beta of 1.29. The company has a current ratio of 1.16, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.92. The business has a 50-day moving average price of $14.74 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $14.28.

Ford Motor (NYSE:FGet Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 27th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.24. Ford Motor had a return on equity of 16.91% and a net margin of 7.86%. The firm had revenue of $37.91 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $35.17 billion. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.13 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 57.1% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, analysts predict that Ford Motor will post 2.08 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Ford Motor Increases Dividend

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 11th were issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.70%. This is a positive change from Ford Motor’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 10th. Ford Motor’s payout ratio is currently 20.98%.

Ford Motor Company Profile

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