Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by Royal Bank Of Canada in a research report issued on Tuesday.

A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on F. Zacks Investment Research raised Ford Motor from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 24th. 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. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $12.00 price target on shares of Ford Motor in a research report on Monday, May 22nd. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $14.00 price target on shares of Ford Motor in a research report on Wednesday, May 24th. Finally, Vetr downgraded Ford Motor from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.45 price target for the company. in a research report on Wednesday, May 31st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Ford Motor currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.60.

Ford Motor (F) traded down 0.64% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $10.84. 28,614,985 shares of the company traded hands. Ford Motor has a one year low of $10.67 and a one year high of $13.27. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $11.24 and its 200 day moving average price is $11.57. The company has a market capitalization of $43.05 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.41 and a beta of 1.11.

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

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In other Ford Motor news, VP John T. Lawler sold 80,624 shares of the 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 transaction, the vice president now owns 10 shares in the company, valued at approximately $110. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider James D. Farley, Jr. sold 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, June 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.16, for a total value of $279,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 428,411 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,781,066.76. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.08% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of F. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in Ford Motor by 2,991.4% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 229,005,290 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $2,665,619,000 after buying an additional 221,597,419 shares during the period. Pzena Investment Management LLC raised its stake in Ford Motor by 38.4% in the second quarter. Pzena Investment Management LLC now owns 23,812,718 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $266,464,000 after buying an additional 6,611,425 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in Ford Motor by 2.3% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 261,930,050 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $3,048,866,000 after buying an additional 6,013,577 shares during the period. Franklin Resources Inc. raised its stake in Ford Motor by 5.7% in the second quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 87,703,958 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $981,407,000 after buying an additional 4,706,379 shares during the period. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised its stake in Ford Motor by 11.5% in the first quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 39,103,837 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $455,168,000 after buying an additional 4,040,717 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 55.38% of the company’s stock.

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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