Claro Advisors LLC Sells 1,774 Shares of Ford Motor (NYSE:F)

Claro Advisors LLC decreased its holdings in shares of Ford Motor (NYSE:FFree Report) by 12.0% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 13,060 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after selling 1,774 shares during the period. Claro Advisors LLC’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $159,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. increased its position in shares of Ford Motor by 835.9% in the 4th quarter. Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. now owns 2,059 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $25,000 after buying an additional 1,839 shares in the last quarter. Milestone Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Ford Motor in the 3rd quarter valued at $27,000. Quarry LP bought a new stake in shares of Ford Motor in the 2nd quarter valued at $28,000. Peoples Bank KS bought a new stake in shares of Ford Motor in the 3rd quarter valued at $29,000. Finally, Fairfield Bush & CO. bought a new stake in shares of Ford Motor in the 2nd quarter valued at $29,000. Institutional investors own 58.74% of the company’s stock.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of research firms recently commented on F. UBS Group cut shares of Ford Motor from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $12.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. Morgan Stanley upped their target price on shares of Ford Motor from $15.00 to $16.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. Piper Sandler began coverage on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Friday, March 15th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $13.00 target price for the company. Redburn Atlantic began coverage on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. They issued a “sell” rating and a $10.00 target price for the company. Finally, Citigroup upped their target price on shares of Ford Motor from $15.00 to $16.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, Ford Motor has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $13.75.

Check Out Our Latest Analysis on F

Ford Motor Trading Up 0.0 %

Ford Motor stock opened at $13.30 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $12.32 and a 200-day moving average of $11.71. Ford Motor has a one year low of $9.63 and a one year high of $15.42. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.33, a current ratio of 1.20 and a quick ratio of 1.04. The company has a market cap of $52.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.31, a P/E/G ratio of 1.06 and a beta of 1.63.

Ford Motor (NYSE:FGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 6th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.17. Ford Motor had a net margin of 2.47% and a return on equity of 18.95%. The company had revenue of $43.21 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $43.06 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.51 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that Ford Motor will post 1.88 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Ford Motor Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a Variable dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 16th were issued a $0.33 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.7%. Ford Motor’s payout ratio is 55.56%.

Insider Activity

In other news, CAO Mark Kosman sold 26,898 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.53, for a total value of $337,031.94. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 7,102 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $88,988.06. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 0.80% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Ford Motor Company 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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