3,880 Shares in Ford Motor (NYSE:F) Purchased by Vermillion & White Wealth Management Group LLC

Vermillion & White Wealth Management Group LLC bought a new position in Ford Motor (NYSE:FFree Report) in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 3,880 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock, valued at approximately $47,000.

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Waterloo Capital L.P. acquired a new position in shares of Ford Motor during the fourth quarter valued at about $156,000. Prudential PLC increased its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 6.3% during the fourth quarter. Prudential PLC now owns 232,822 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $2,838,000 after acquiring an additional 13,812 shares in the last quarter. NCM Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 10.8% during the fourth quarter. NCM Capital Management LLC now owns 17,318 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $211,000 after acquiring an additional 1,687 shares in the last quarter. Azimuth Capital Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 0.8% during the fourth quarter. Azimuth Capital Investment Management LLC now owns 165,356 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $2,016,000 after acquiring an additional 1,300 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Epoch Investment Partners Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Ford Motor during the fourth quarter valued at about $184,000. 58.74% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other Ford Motor news, Director Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. sold 81,234 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.09, for a total transaction of $982,119.06. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 168,601 shares in the company, valued at $2,038,386.09. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Insiders own 0.80% of the company’s stock.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Citigroup increased their price target on shares of Ford Motor from $16.00 to $18.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, May 2nd. Royal Bank of Canada increased their price target on shares of Ford Motor from $12.00 to $13.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a report on Thursday, April 25th. Piper Sandler assumed coverage on shares of Ford Motor in a report on Friday, March 15th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $13.00 price target on the stock. Morgan Stanley increased their price target on shares of Ford Motor from $15.00 to $16.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 13th. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage on Ford Motor in a research report on Thursday, May 23rd. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $16.00 price objective on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $13.89.

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Ford Motor Trading Up 0.7 %

Shares of F traded up $0.08 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $12.15. The company had a trading volume of 31,933,996 shares, compared to its average volume of 41,006,952. Ford Motor has a 1-year low of $9.63 and a 1-year high of $15.42. The stock has a market cap of $48.51 billion, a PE ratio of 12.51, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.79 and a beta of 1.61. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $12.45 and a 200-day simple moving average of $12.07. The company has a quick ratio of 0.99, a current ratio of 1.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.32.

Ford Motor (NYSE:FGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 24th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $42.78 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $42.93 billion. Ford Motor had a net margin of 2.21% and a return on equity of 17.63%. Ford Motor’s revenue was up 3.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.63 EPS. Research analysts forecast that Ford Motor will post 1.99 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Ford Motor Dividend Announcement

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, June 3rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 8th were paid a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, May 7th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.94%. Ford Motor’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 61.86%.

Ford Motor Profile

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Ford Motor Company develops, delivers, and services a range of Ford trucks, commercial cars and vans, sport utility vehicles, and Lincoln luxury vehicles worldwide. It operates through Ford Blue, Ford Model e, and Ford Pro; Ford Next; and Ford Credit segments. The company sells Ford and Lincoln vehicles, service parts, and accessories through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments.

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