Moody National Bank Trust Division Makes New Investment in Ford Motor (NYSE:F)

Moody National Bank Trust Division acquired a new position in shares of Ford Motor (NYSE:FGet Rating) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 38,173 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock, valued at approximately $424,000.

Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC bought a new stake in shares of Ford Motor during the first quarter valued at approximately $25,000. Ten Capital Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Ford Motor during the first quarter valued at approximately $25,000. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC grew its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 199.2% during the first quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC now owns 1,505 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $25,000 after purchasing an additional 1,002 shares during the last quarter. Core Alternative Capital grew its stake in shares of Ford Motor by 390.2% during the first quarter. Core Alternative Capital now owns 1,696 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock valued at $29,000 after purchasing an additional 1,350 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Hanson & Doremus Investment Management bought a new stake in shares of Ford Motor during the first quarter valued at approximately $34,000. 49.89% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Ford Motor Trading Down 1.1 %

F opened at $14.72 on Monday. The firm’s fifty day moving average is $14.58 and its two-hundred day moving average is $14.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.92, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a current ratio of 1.16. The firm has a market cap of $59.18 billion, a PE ratio of 5.15, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.85 and a beta of 1.29. Ford Motor has a twelve month low of $10.61 and a twelve month high of $25.87.

Ford Motor (NYSE:FGet Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 27th. The auto manufacturer reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.24. Ford Motor had a net margin of 7.86% and a return on equity of 16.91%. The business had revenue of $37.91 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $35.17 billion. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.13 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 57.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate that Ford Motor will post 2.09 EPS for the current year.

Ford Motor Increases Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, August 11th were issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.08%. This is a positive change from Ford Motor’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 10th. Ford Motor’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 20.98%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several research firms have recently commented on F. Citigroup decreased their price target on shares of Ford Motor from $16.00 to $15.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 2nd. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft increased their price target on shares of Ford Motor from $12.00 to $13.00 in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. The Goldman Sachs Group cut their price objective on shares of Ford Motor from $18.00 to $14.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on shares of Ford Motor from $13.00 to $14.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Finally, StockNews.com upgraded shares of Ford Motor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 14th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, Ford Motor has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $18.28.

About Ford Motor

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Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, markets, and services a range of Ford trucks, cars, 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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