Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Jefferies Group LLC in a research report issued on Monday.

Several other analysts have also commented on the stock. Nomura reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $14.80 price target on shares of Ford Motor in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Ford Motor from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 10th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Ford Motor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 17th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 price target on shares of Ford Motor in a research report on Friday, May 5th. Finally, Wolfe Research initiated coverage on shares of Ford Motor in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. They set a “market perform” rating on the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $13.11.

Ford Motor (NYSE F) opened at 10.95 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $43.49 billion, a PE ratio of 11.53 and a beta of 1.11. Ford Motor has a 1-year low of $10.67 and a 1-year high of $13.27. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $11.31 and its 200-day moving average price is $11.67.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $36.93 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $37.22 billion. Ford Motor had a net margin of 2.52% and a return on equity of 19.69%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.52 EPS. On average, analysts forecast that Ford Motor will post $1.76 earnings per share for the current year.

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In other news, insider James D. Farley, Jr. sold 25,000 shares of Ford Motor stock in a transaction on Monday, June 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.16, for a total transaction of $279,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 428,411 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,781,066.76. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, VP John T. Lawler sold 80,624 shares of Ford Motor stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.00, for a total transaction of $886,864.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 10 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $110. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.08% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Argent Trust Co boosted its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 0.3% in the first quarter. Argent Trust Co now owns 11,226 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $131,000 after buying an additional 30 shares during the period. JFS Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 0.3% in the second quarter. JFS Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 10,997 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $123,000 after buying an additional 33 shares during the period. FNY Managed Accounts LLC boosted its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 0.3% in the first quarter. FNY Managed Accounts LLC now owns 10,339 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $120,000 after buying an additional 34 shares during the period. Donaldson Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 0.3% in the second quarter. Donaldson Capital Management LLC now owns 13,851 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $155,000 after buying an additional 43 shares during the period. Finally, Gainplan LLC boosted its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 0.4% in the second quarter. Gainplan LLC now owns 11,072 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $124,000 after buying an additional 45 shares during the period. 55.23% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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.

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