Ford Motor (F) Shares Sold by Atlas Capital Advisors LLC

Atlas Capital Advisors LLC decreased its position in shares of Ford Motor (NYSE:F) by 3.4% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 124,835 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after selling 4,377 shares during the quarter. Atlas Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $1,096,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Stone House Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Ford Motor during the 1st quarter worth approximately $27,000. Howe & Rusling Inc. raised its holdings in Ford Motor by 173.0% in the 4th quarter. Howe & Rusling Inc. now owns 3,631 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $28,000 after acquiring an additional 2,301 shares during the last quarter. Lavaca Capital LLC acquired a new position in Ford Motor in the 4th quarter valued at $32,000. WP Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Ford Motor in the 1st quarter valued at $32,000. Finally, Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc. acquired a new position in Ford Motor in the 4th quarter valued at $37,000. 53.11% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Ford Motor stock opened at $10.41 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.80, a current ratio of 1.20 and a quick ratio of 1.08. Ford Motor has a twelve month low of $7.41 and a twelve month high of $12.15. The firm has a market cap of $41.36 billion, a P/E ratio of 8.01, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.95 and a beta of 1.04.

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 25th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.18. Ford Motor had a net margin of 1.94% and a return on equity of 14.42%. The firm had revenue of $40.34 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $37.37 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.43 EPS. The firm’s revenue was down 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that Ford Motor will post 1.22 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, June 3rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, April 24th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 23rd. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.76%. Ford Motor’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 46.15%.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on F shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Ford Motor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.25 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, January 9th. Citigroup reissued a “reduce” rating on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Wednesday, April 10th. Morgan Stanley set a $10.00 price objective on shares of Ford Motor and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday. TheStreet raised shares of Ford Motor from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Thursday. Finally, Seaport Global Securities started coverage on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Wednesday, February 13th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $8.46 price objective for the company. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. Ford Motor presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $9.96.

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About Ford Motor

Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, markets, and services a range of Ford cars, trucks, sport utility vehicles, and electrified 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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