November 24, 2016 - By Louis Casey · 0 Comments
Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.97 in 2016 Q2. Its down -0.14, from 1.11 in 2016Q1. The ratio has dropped, as 458 funds increased and started new positions, while 413 sold and trimmed holdings in Ford Motor Co. The funds in our partner’s database now have: 2.16 billion shares, down from 2.16 billion shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of funds holding Ford Motor Co in their top 10 positions decreased from 16 to 14 for a decrease of 2. Sold All: 65 Reduced: 348 Increased: 386 New Position: 72.
Ford Motor Company is a global automotive and mobility company. The company has a market cap of $47.69 billion. The Company’s principal business includes designing, manufacturing, marketing, financing, and servicing a line of Ford cars, trucks, sports utility vehicles (SUVs), and electrified vehicles, as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles. It has a 5.92 P/E ratio. The Firm operates in two sectors: Automotive and Financial Services.
The stock increased 0.08% or $0.01 on November 23, hitting $11.9. About 22.42 million shares traded hands. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has declined 12.56% since April 22, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.97% the S&P500.
Analysts await Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $0.37 earnings per share, down 36.21% or $0.21 from last year’s $0.58 per share. F’s profit will be $1.48 billion for 8.04 P/E if the $0.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.26 actual earnings per share reported by Ford Motor Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 42.31% EPS growth.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Ford Motor Company produces cars and trucks. The company and its subsidiaries also engage in other businesses, including manufacturing automotive components and systems and financing and renting vehicles and equipment. The company is divided up into the following four operating segments: Automotive, Visteon Automotive Systems, Ford Motor Credit Company, and The Hertz Corporation.”
Vantage Investment Partners Llc holds 18.26% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company for 13.91 million shares. Terril Brothers Inc. owns 1.79 million shares or 9.96% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Evercore Trust Company N.A. has 8.95% invested in the company for 222.73 million shares. The New York-based Burnham Asset Management Corp Ny has invested 6.51% in the stock. Athena Global Investors Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 324,210 shares.#img1#
Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 1 buy, and 2 selling transactions for $1.05 million net activity.
Ratings analysis reveals 39% of F&M Bank’s analysts are positive. Out of 18 Wall Street analysts rating F&M Bank, 7 give it “Buy”, 3 “Sell” rating, while 8 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $10 while the high is $119. The stock’s average target of $21.58 is 81.34% above today’s ($11.9) share price. F was included in 25 notes of analysts from August 7, 2015. The stock of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Wednesday, October 28. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Nomura on Tuesday, September 20. As per Friday, April 29, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The stock of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) earned “Sell” rating by Berenberg on Tuesday, November 22. On Thursday, October 15 the stock rating was upgraded by Buckingham Research to “Buy”. The company was maintained on Monday, January 25 by Barclays Capital. On Friday, August 7 the stock rating was initiated by Compass Point with “Neutral”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, July 29 by Citigroup. The stock of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) earned “Buy” rating by Seaport Global on Tuesday, August 9. The stock has “Overweight” rating given by Piper Jaffray on Friday, June 10.
Ford Motor Company (Ford), incorporated on July 9, 1919, is a global automotive and mobility company. The Company’s principal business includes designing, manufacturing, marketing, financing and servicing a line of Ford cars, trucks, sports utility vehicles (SUVs), and electrified vehicles, as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles. The Firm operates in two sectors: Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector includes North America, South America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and Asia Pacific divisions. The Company’s Financial Services sector includes Ford Credit and Other Financial Services divisions. The Company’s vehicle brands include Ford, Ford-Lincoln and Lincoln. The Other Financial Services segment includes holding companies, real estate, and the financing of some Volvo vehicles in Europe. The Firm has over 70 plants across the world. Through its wholly owned subsidiary Ford Motor Credit Company LLC (Ford Credit), it provides automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers throughout the world.
More notable recent Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “2 Critical Takeaways From Ford Motor Co.’s “Let’s Chat” Presentation” on November 22, 2016, also Wsj.com with their article: “Donald Trump, Ford Motor and Kentucky Jobs: What’s Really Happening” published on November 18, 2016, Fool.com published: “Why Ford Motor Company Cut Its 2017 Profit Forecast by $300 Million” on November 17, 2016. More interesting news about Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Ford Motor Company’s US Sales Are Slipping as General Motors Gains” published on November 02, 2016 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Why Ford Motor Company Is Losing Ground in North America” with publication date: November 06, 2016.
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By Louis Casey