Strategic Investment Advisors MI grew its stake in Ford Motor (NYSE:F) by 22.6% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 30,515 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,625 shares during the period. Strategic Investment Advisors MI’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $268,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership grew its holdings in Ford Motor by 43.7% during the third quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 49,433,248 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $329,225,000 after acquiring an additional 15,036,764 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Ford Motor by 2.7% during the 3rd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 275,086,527 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $1,832,077,000 after purchasing an additional 7,265,908 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley grew its position in Ford Motor by 48.1% during the 3rd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 21,440,583 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $142,793,000 after purchasing an additional 6,959,199 shares in the last quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC grew its position in Ford Motor by 1,314.4% during the 3rd quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 5,489,587 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $36,561,000 after purchasing an additional 5,101,466 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Nuveen Asset Management LLC grew its position in Ford Motor by 17.3% during the 3rd quarter. Nuveen Asset Management LLC now owns 14,759,407 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $98,298,000 after purchasing an additional 2,175,449 shares in the last quarter. 44.35% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on F shares. TheStreet upgraded shares of Ford Motor from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Thursday, November 5th. Barclays boosted their price target on shares of Ford Motor from $8.00 to $9.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, October 22nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Ford Motor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $7.25 price target on the stock. in a report on Monday, October 5th. Jefferies Financial Group boosted their price target on shares of Ford Motor from $8.50 to $9.50 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 3rd. Finally, Smith Barney Citigroup boosted their price target on shares of Ford Motor from $7.50 to $9.00 in a report on Tuesday, October 20th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Ford Motor currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $8.75.

Ford Motor stock opened at $9.78 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $38.91 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -244.50 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.20, a current ratio of 1.20 and a quick ratio of 1.09. Ford Motor has a fifty-two week low of $3.96 and a fifty-two week high of $9.92. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $9.03 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $7.63.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 28th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.43. The firm had revenue of $34.71 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $32.70 billion. Ford Motor had a negative net margin of 0.12% and a positive return on equity of 2.48%. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that Ford Motor will post -0.04 earnings per share for the current year.

Ford Motor Profile

Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, markets, and services a range of Ford cars, trucks, sport utility vehicles, electrified vehicles, and Lincoln luxury vehicles worldwide. It operates through three segments: Automotive, Mobility, and Ford Credit. The Automotive segment 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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