Published: Thu, September 21, 2017
Business | By Max Garcia

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Traded 5.3% Above Its 50 Day Average

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Traded 5.3% Above Its 50 Day Average

It has outperformed by 10.49% the S&P500. The Director now owns $158,962 of the stock according to the SEC filing.

Snap Inc. (SNAP) is recuperating from the fall at $14.46, the 52-week low. Balentine LLC now owns 9,097 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $106,000 after purchasing an additional 231 shares during the last quarter. The stock increased 0.23% or $0.09 on September 15, reaching $38.88. About 4.60 million shares traded. General Motors Company's P/E ratio is 6.14. It has underperformed by 8.78% the S&P500. They expect $0.31 earnings per share, up 19.23% or $0.05 from last year's $0.26 per share. F's profit will be $1.23B for 9.43 P/E if the $0.31 EPS becomes a reality. The auto manufacturer reported $1.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.72 by $0.17. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0.8, current ratio was 0.9, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 1.3 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 1.96, while Payout ratio is 0.26.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding F? 128 funds opened positions while 277 raised stakes. Barnett accumulated 0.19% or 29,290 shares.

There has been some buying and selling insider activity on General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) recently. Seabridge Invest Ltd Liability invested in 250 shares or 0% of the stock. The value of the investment in General Motors Company increased from $81,039,000 to $84,054,000 increasing 3.7% since the last quarter. Lazard Asset Management Ltd Liability invested in 0% or 37,696 shares. Looking out over the past year, company shares have been recorded -5.94% off the 52 week high and 45.63% away from the low over the same period.Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE:AVY) by 49,878 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 78,747 shares, and cut its stake in Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE:PF). 788 were reported by First Personal Services. Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock presently held by all its shareholders, counting share blocks held by institutional shareholders and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt, Wisconsin-based fund reported 102,272 shares. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Ford Motor by 1.5% in the 2nd quarter. (NYSE:VMC) by 25,001 shares to 51,511 shares, valued at $6.45M in 2016Q4, according to the filing.

Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.80 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Therefore 39% are positive. Finally, Berenberg Bank set a $10.00 price objective on Ford Motor and gave the company a "sell" rating in a research report on Monday, June 12th. Goodnow Investment Group LLC's holdings in General Motors Company were worth $8,438,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Seaport Global has "Buy" rating and $42 target. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Tuesday, July 11.

12/19/2016 - Ford Motor Company had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. The rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray with "Overweight" on Friday, June 10. Also, insider Joseph R. Hinrichs sold 40,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 5th.

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our daily email newsletter. BidaskClub upgraded shares of General Motors from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Stock dripped -3.93% over the trailing 6 months. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 20th. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, August 7 with "Hold". On Tuesday, September 20 the stock rating was initiated by Nomura with "Buy". They now have a United States dollars 15 price target on the stock. Analysts giving shares a rating of 1 or 2 would be indicating a Buy. Credit Suisse downgraded the shares of F in report on Wednesday, February 24 to "Underperform" rating. It also reduced Medtronic Plc (NYSE:MDT) stake by 24,798 shares and now owns 3.73M shares. Bp Plc (NYSE:BP) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in Q4 2016. A stock with a beta between 0.0 and 1.0 has smaller ups and downs.

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. Manufacturers Life The owns 5.02 million shares or 0.09% of their U.S. portfolio. The correct version of this piece can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/09/20/ford-motor-company-f-shares-sold-by-mitsubishi-ufj-trust-banking-corp.html. Proshare Advisors Llc reported 547,991 shares.

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