Seaward Management Limited Partnership trimmed its holdings in shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) by 29.9% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 13,450 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after selling 5,750 shares during the period. Seaward Management Limited Partnership’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $160,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in Ford Motor by 2,991.4% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 229,005,290 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $2,665,619,000 after purchasing an additional 221,597,419 shares during the last quarter. Pzena Investment Management LLC lifted its stake in Ford Motor by 38.4% in the 2nd quarter. Pzena Investment Management LLC now owns 23,812,718 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $266,464,000 after purchasing an additional 6,611,425 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in Ford Motor by 2.3% in the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 261,930,050 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $3,048,866,000 after purchasing an additional 6,013,577 shares during the last quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. lifted its stake in Ford Motor by 5.7% in the 2nd quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 87,703,958 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $981,407,000 after purchasing an additional 4,706,379 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted its stake in Ford Motor by 11.5% in the 1st quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 39,103,837 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $455,168,000 after purchasing an additional 4,040,717 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 54.31% of the company’s stock.

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Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) traded down $0.01 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $12.03. 20,240,000 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 35,320,000. The company has a market capitalization of $47,810.00, a PE ratio of 7.14, a PEG ratio of 0.62 and a beta of 1.25. Ford Motor Company has a 12-month low of $10.47 and a 12-month high of $13.27. The company has a current ratio of 1.19, a quick ratio of 1.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.94.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.33 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $33.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $32.80 billion. Ford Motor had a net margin of 2.91% and a return on equity of 21.62%. The company’s revenue was up .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.26 earnings per share. analysts expect that Ford Motor Company will post 1.81 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 20th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.99%. Ford Motor’s payout ratio is presently 54.55%.

In other news, insider Joseph R. Hinrichs sold 40,000 shares of Ford Motor stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.34, for a total transaction of $453,600.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 532,435 shares in the company, valued at $6,037,812.90. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Steven R. Armstrong sold 22,076 shares of Ford Motor stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.37, for a total transaction of $273,080.12. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 137,076 shares of company stock worth $1,599,180. Insiders own 1.08% of the company’s stock.

F has been the subject of several research reports. Standpoint Research upgraded shares of Ford Motor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. FIG Partners restated a “hold” rating on shares of Ford Motor in a research report on Monday, October 9th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Ford Motor from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Vetr upgraded shares of Ford Motor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.34 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Barclays PLC downgraded shares of Ford Motor from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and raised their price objective for the stock from $12.12 to $14.00 in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.63.

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.

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

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