Nisa Investment Advisors LLC reduced its position in Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) by 4.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,058,983 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after selling 45,600 shares during the period. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $12,782,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its position in Ford Motor by 2.4% in the third quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 361,899 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $4,368,000 after buying an additional 8,501 shares in the last quarter. Atria Investments LLC boosted its position in Ford Motor by 26.6% in the third quarter. Atria Investments LLC now owns 153,908 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $1,858,000 after buying an additional 32,343 shares in the last quarter. Culbertson A N & Co. Inc. boosted its position in Ford Motor by 10.7% in the third quarter. Culbertson A N & Co. Inc. now owns 141,785 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $1,711,000 after buying an additional 13,730 shares in the last quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. boosted its position in Ford Motor by 8.2% in the third quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 299,990 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $3,621,000 after buying an additional 22,855 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Carroll Financial Associates Inc. boosted its position in Ford Motor by 1.4% in the third quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. now owns 12,806 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $154,000 after buying an additional 177 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 54.26% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ford Motor (NYSE:F)

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) traded down 0.847% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $11.938. The stock had a trading volume of 16,331,885 shares. Ford Motor Co. has a one year low of $11.02 and a one year high of $14.62. The company has a market cap of $47.44 billion, a PE ratio of 6.596 and a beta of 1.12. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $11.86 and its 200 day moving average price is $12.56.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 27th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.06. Ford Motor had a return on equity of 26.97% and a net margin of 4.80%. The firm earned $35.90 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $32.70 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.45 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Ford Motor Co. will post $1.81 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, October 27th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 25th. Ford Motor’s payout ratio is 33.15%.

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F has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Vetr upgraded shares of Ford Motor from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $13.52 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, November 15th. Citigroup Inc. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Friday, October 21st. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $13.00 price objective on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Friday, September 16th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Monday, September 12th. Finally, Barclays PLC reiterated an “equal weight” rating and issued a $12.00 price objective on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Monday, September 12th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $13.77.

In related news, insider Ziad S. Ojakli sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.86, for a total transaction of $118,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 503,246 shares in the company, valued at $5,968,497.56. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Sankar S. Nair sold 82,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.11, for a total value of $993,020.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 32,969 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $399,254.59. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 1.10% of the company’s stock.

Ford Motor Company Profile

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is a global automotive and mobility company. The Company’s principal business includes designing, manufacturing, marketing, financing, and servicing a line of Ford cars, trucks, sports utility vehicles (SUVs), and electrified vehicles, as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles. The Company operates in two sectors: Automotive and Financial Services.

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