Fernwood Investment Management LLC Continues to Hold Stake in Ford Motor Company (F)

Fernwood Investment Management LLC continued to hold its position in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 16,000 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Fernwood Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $179,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of F. Acadian Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 130.3% in the first quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 38,664 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $450,000 after buying an additional 21,879 shares in the last quarter. Argyle Capital Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 26.4% in the first quarter. Argyle Capital Management Inc. now owns 149,200 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $1,737,000 after buying an additional 31,200 shares in the last quarter. Greenwich Wealth Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 12.5% in the first quarter. Greenwich Wealth Management LLC now owns 69,279 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $806,000 after buying an additional 7,674 shares in the last quarter. Hudock Capital Group LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 9.1% in the first quarter. Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 14,193 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $165,000 after buying an additional 1,180 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 177.0% in the first quarter. Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC now owns 34,374 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $400,000 after buying an additional 21,963 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 54.34% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on F shares. Bank of America Corporation reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $12.50 target price (down previously from $14.00) on shares of Ford Motor in a report on Friday, June 16th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 target price on shares of Ford Motor in a report on Monday, May 15th. Vetr downgraded shares of Ford Motor from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.45 target price on the stock. in a report on Wednesday, May 31st. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 target price on shares of Ford Motor in a report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Ford Motor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, June 17th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.54.

In other news, insider Hau N. Thai-Tang sold 25,000 shares of Ford Motor stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.50, for a total transaction of $287,500.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 76,358 shares in the company, valued at approximately $878,117. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 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 value of $886,864.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 10 shares in the company, valued at approximately $110. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 145,624 shares of company stock worth $1,627,964. Insiders own 1.08% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Ford Motor Company (F) opened at 11.41 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $10.97 and a 200 day moving average of $11.36. Ford Motor Company has a 52 week low of $10.47 and a 52 week high of $13.27. The stock has a market cap of $45.32 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.01 and a beta of 1.12.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.13. Ford Motor had a return on equity of 19.69% and a net margin of 2.52%. The business had revenue of $36.93 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $37.22 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.52 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down .5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect that Ford Motor Company will post $1.75 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 24th were issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, July 20th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.26%. Ford Motor’s dividend payout ratio is presently 63.16%.

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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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