Institutional Investors Are Dumping Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F)

September 30, 2018 - By Catherine Diaz

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Sentiment for Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F)

Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2018 Q2. Its down -0.11, from 1.03 in 2018Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 352 hedge funds opened new and increased equity positions, while 381 reduced and sold their positions in Ford Motor Co. The hedge funds in our partner’s database reported: 1.90 billion shares, down from 1.94 billion shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Ford Motor Co in their top 10 equity positions increased from 3 to 5 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 58 Reduced: 323 Increased: 268 New Position: 84.

Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, makes, markets, and services automobiles in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company has market cap of $36.87 billion. The companyÂ’s Automotive segment develops, makes, distributes, and services cars, trucks, SUVs, and electrified vehicles under the Ford name; and luxury vehicles under the Lincoln name, as well as service parts and accessories. It has a 5.47 P/E ratio. This segment markets its products through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments.

The stock increased 0.22% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $9.25. About 30.99M shares traded. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has declined 18.50% since September 30, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 34.12% the S&P500.

Analysts await Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) to report earnings on October, 25. They expect $0.33 earnings per share, down 23.26 % or $0.10 from last year’s $0.43 per share. F’s profit will be $1.32 billion for 7.01 P/E if the $0.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.27 actual earnings per share reported by Ford Motor Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 22.22 % EPS growth.

Greenhaven Associates Inc holds 5.43% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company for 32.72 million shares. Asset Management Advisors Llc owns 416,600 shares or 3.9% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Mount Lucas Management Lp has 2.77% invested in the company for 1.65 million shares. The Washington-based Lesa Sroufe & Co has invested 2.64% in the stock. Paragon Capital Management Llc, a Kansas-based fund reported 711,507 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $154,762 activity.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 45% of Ford Motor’s analysts are positive. Out of 11 Wall Street analysts rating Ford Motor, 5 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 6 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $9 while the high is $16. The stock’s average target of $12.29 is 32.86% above today’s ($9.25) share price. F was included in 14 notes of analysts from April 16, 2018. The stock of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, May 15. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, May 15 by PiperJaffray. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, July 26 by Buckingham Research. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, May 3 with “Overweight”. On Thursday, August 9 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 1 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, April 26 by JP Morgan. UBS maintained the shares of F in report on Wednesday, May 2 with “Buy” rating. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $14 target in Thursday, July 26 report. As per Tuesday, August 14, the company rating was maintained by Nomura.

More notable recent Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Ford Forging Forward” on September 18, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Musk on Rogan: It’s all about sustainability” published on September 07, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Ford Motor: What To Do Now?” on September 13, 2018. More interesting news about Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Ford Could Cut Thousands of Jobs — or More” published on September 27, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Ford: Buy This Bear?” with publication date: September 13, 2018.

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