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Brokerages have issued a consensus recommendation of “Hold” on Ford Motor (NYSE:F).

Brokerages have issued a consensus recommendation of “Hold” on Ford Motor (NYSE:F).

According to Bloomberg.com, the twenty research firms currently monitoring Ford Motor (NYSE: F) have given the stock an average recommendation of “Hold,” suggesting that shareholders of the company are considering purchasing additional shares. Two financial experts have suggested that investors sell their shares of the company’s stock, eight have suggested that investors keep their shares of the company’s stock, and six have suggested that investors buy the stock. $17.84 is the average price target for the next 12 months that brokerages have for the stock, according to when they last updated their coverage of it in the previous year.
Several analysts have recently published analyses of the F share.
You can view these reports by clicking here. Citigroup raised their price target for Ford Motor from $13.00 to $14.00 and upgraded the company’s rating from “neutral” to “overweight” in a research report that was made public on November 30. On October 12, StockNews.com released a research report on the company, which marked the beginning of the website’s coverage of the stock of Ford Motor Company. They recommended that shareholders “hold” their shares of the company. UBS Group assigned Ford Motor a “sell” rating in a research study that was made public on October 10. Before this, the company had been given a “neutral” rating for their price target for Ford Motor from $13.00 to $14.00 and upgraded the company’s rating from “neutral” to “overweight” in a research report that was made public on November 30. On October 12, StockNews.com released a research report on the company, which marked the beginning of the website’s coverage of the stock of Ford Motor Company. They recommended that shareholders “hold” their shares of the company. UBS Group assigned Ford Motor a “sell” rating in a research study that was made public on October 10. Before this, the company had been given a “neutral” rating. In addition, they decreased the price target they had established for the company from $13.00 to $0.00. Within the scope of a research study published on Wednesday, October 26, TheStreet lowered its rating of Ford Motor Company from “b-” to “c.” In a research report released on Friday, October 28, Morgan Stanley finally increased their price objective on Ford Motor Company shares from $14.00 to $15.00 and rated the stock as “overweight.”
This past Friday, trading on the NYSE: F began for $12.58 per share. There is a possibility that the price of Ford Motor could range anywhere from $10.61 to $25.87 over a single year. The debt-to-equity ratio is calculated to be 2.00, the current ratio is 1.20, and the quick ratio is calculated to be 1.03. The moving average of the company’s stock price over the past 200 days is $13.28; the moving average over the last 50 days is $13.04. The company has a market capitalization of $50.58 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.72, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.26, and a beta value of 1.44. These metrics indicate that the company is relatively expensive relative to its earnings.
The most recent quarterly earnings report for Ford Motor Company, which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol F, was released to the public on Wednesday, October 26. The quarterly earnings per share for the automobile manufacturer came in at $0.30, which was $0.01 less than the average prediction of $0.31 per share for the company’s earnings. In their financial statements, Ford Motor Company indicated a net margin of 5.94% and a return on equity of 14.69%. The revenue for the quarter came in at $37.19 billion, which is significantly higher than the average prediction of $37.11 billion made by the market to the public on Wednesday, October 26. The quarterly earnings per share for the automobile manufacturer came in at $0.30, which was $0.01 less than the average prediction of $0.31 per share for the company’s earnings. In their financial statements, Ford Motor Company indicated a net margin of 5.94% and a return on equity of 14.69%. The revenue for the quarter came in at $37.19 billion, which is significantly higher than the average prediction of $37.11 billion made by the market. The company reported a profit of $0.51 per share for the same period in the previous year’s financial statements. In comparison to the same period in the previous year, the third quarter saw a revenue increase of 12.0% for the company. The majority opinion held by those who specialize in finance is that Ford Motor will be successful in achieving earnings of $1.96 per share during the current fiscal year.
In addition, the company just recently announced and paid out a quarterly dividend, which was paid out on December 1. This dividend was distributed. Shareholders on the company’s books as of November 15 received a dividend payment of fifteen cents per share. This results in a dividend yield of 4.77 percent and an annual dividend payment of 0.60 dollars. The dividend distribution occurred on November 14, when the payment was made. Ford Motor Company distributes dividends equal to 27.27 percent of total earnings.
According to reports from other sources, on November 16, an employee with inside knowledge of the company named Stuart J. Rowley sold 29,821 shares. The total value of the stock transaction was $416,599.37, and the price at which each share was sold ranged from $13.97 to $13.98 on average. Currently, the insider of the company owns 224,978 shares of the company, which have a value of $3,142,942.66 each. If you go to the website of the SEC, you should be able to find a legal file there that details the transaction in greater detail. The company’s insiders own 0.90 percent of the total number of shares that are currently outstanding.
Several well-known investors have made purchases and/or transactions during the preceding few months. During the second quarter, F. Wagner Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in Ford Motor Company with a total value of approximately $25,000 at the time of the purchase. Pittenger & Anderson Inc. increased the amount of Ford Motor Company stock owned by 72.8% over the second quarter of the fiscal year. Pittenger & Anderson Inc. now has 2,374 shares of the automaker’s stock after purchasing 1,000 shares during the most recent fiscal quarter. The total value of Pittenger & Anderson Inc.’s holdings in the automaker’s stock is $26,000. The holdings of Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo LLC increased by 62.5% during the second quarter, bringing the total number of shares of Ford Motor Company it possessed to 100%. Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo LLC increased its holdings in the automaker’s stock during the most recent quarter by purchasing an additional 1,006 shares of the company’s stock. This brings their total holdings to 2,616 shares of the company’s stock, which have a value of $29,000. WFA of San Diego LLC improved its position in Ford Motor during the second quarter by increasing its shareholding by purchasing additional shares for close to $31,000. During the third quarter, Zions Bancorporation’s National Association increased the amount of Ford Motor Company stock owned by 65.8%. Following acquiring an additional 1,126 shares of the automaker’s stock over the preceding three months, Zions Bancorporation N.A. now holds 2,836 shares of the company’s stock. There is a value of $32,000 attached to these shares. To the tune of 49.68% of the company’s shares, hedge funds and other institutional investors are the owners.

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