602 Large Investors Shied Away From Ford Motor Company (F)

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) produced a 9.04% rally since recording the worst price of $7.41. Thanks to the latest 3.86% increase, it now trades at $8.08. Throughout the trading on 01/04/2019, the share price floated between $7.85 and $8.12. This company shares are 23.39% off its target price of $9.97 and the current market capitalization stands at $32.13B. The recent change has given its price a -8.88% deficit over SMA 50 and -39.38% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -15.83% declines, -11.5% declines and -26.88% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found F’s volatility during a week at 4.35% and during a month it has been found around 3.95%.

Ford Motor Company (F) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $17.43 billion or 56.9% in F stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Vanguard Group Inc owns $2.29 billion in Ford Motor Company, which represents roughly 7.13% of the company’s market cap and approximately 13.13% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 263,258,334 shares of the stock are valued at $2.13 billion. The third largest holder is Newport Trust Co, which currently holds $1.51 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 4.69% of its market capitalization.

Ford Motor Company 13F Filings

At the end of September reporting period, 466 institutional holders increased their position in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) by some 168,704,141 shares, 602 decreased positions by 170,975,092 and 160 held positions by 1,818,000,000. That puts total institutional holdings at 2,158,000,000 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 77 new institutional investments totaling 8,303,079 shares while 114 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 18,748,071 shares.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Ford Motor Company disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Charley Ray T has acquired 4,000 shares of Ford Motor Company (F) in trading session dated Oct. 29, 2018. These shares are worth $51,600 and were traded at $12.9 each. The SEC filing shows that Armstrong Steven R. performed a sale of 13,000 shares. The Group Vice President disposed these shares by way of transaction on Sep. 24, 2018. The company’s shares were given away at $9.54 per share worth to an income of some $124,020 on account of Armstrong Steven R..

Director, Lechleiter John C, purchased 10,000 common shares of Ford Motor Company (F) in the open market. In a transaction dated Aug. 02, 2018, the shares were bought at an average price of $9.89, giving away a sum of $98,900. After this purchase, 45,000 common shares of F are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $363,600.

In the transaction dated May. 11, 2018, the great number of shares acquired came courtesy the Director; Lechleiter John C added a total of 5,000 shares at an average price of $11.17, amounting to approximately $55,850. The insider now directly owns 35,000 shares worth $282,800.

Ford Motor Company (F) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), with 2 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 16 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 2 buy, 0 sell and 2 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.91 average brokerage recommendation.