A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) recently:

  • 3/14/2017 – Ford Motor Company was given a new $12.00 price target on by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 3/7/2017 – Ford Motor Company had its price target lowered by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $12.00 to $11.00. They now have an “underweight” rating on the stock.
  • 3/6/2017 – Ford Motor Company was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating. They now have a $14.17 price target on the stock.
  • 2/28/2017 – Ford Motor Company was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating. They now have a $14.17 price target on the stock.
  • 2/27/2017 – Ford Motor Company was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $14.16 price target on the stock.
  • 2/10/2017 – Ford Motor Company was upgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from an “underperform” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $12.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $10.00.
  • 2/3/2017 – Ford Motor Company was upgraded by analysts at Barclays PLC from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating. They now have a $15.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $13.00.
  • 1/27/2017 – Ford Motor Company was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating. They now have a $14.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $13.00. They noted that the move was a valuation call. They noted that the move was a valuation call.
  • 1/27/2017 – Ford Motor Company had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a $13.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/26/2017 – Ford Motor Company was downgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating.
  • 1/23/2017 – Ford Motor Company was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating. They now have a $14.09 price target on the stock.

Shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) traded down 1.60% during trading on Monday, hitting $12.28. The company had a trading volume of 45,329,650 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $12.53 and its 200 day moving average is $12.32. The firm has a market capitalization of $48.80 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.68 and a beta of 1.02. Ford Motor Company has a 52-week low of $11.07 and a 52-week high of $14.22.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 26th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.01. Ford Motor Company had a net margin of 3.08% and a return on equity of 23.23%. The company earned $38.70 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $35.12 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.58 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that Ford Motor Company will post $1.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 20th were paid a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, January 18th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.89%. Ford Motor Company’s dividend payout ratio is presently 52.63%.

In other Ford Motor Company news, insider Hau N. Thai-Tang sold 17,499 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.25, for a total value of $231,861.75. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 31,885 shares in the company, valued at $422,476.25. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider David L. Schoch sold 50,098 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, February 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.56, for a total transaction of $629,230.88. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 243,039 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,052,569.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 210,434 shares of company stock valued at $2,669,750 in the last 90 days. 1.10% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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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