Ford Motor's (F) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at FIG Partners

General Motors

Finally, Vetr upgraded shares of General Motors Company from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $36.41 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, January 30th. 76 funds opened positions while 292 raised stakes. FormulaFolio Investments LLC grew its holdings in Ford Motor by 8.9% in the 1st quarter. Intl Fcstone Inc. bought a new position in shares of General Motors in the second quarter worth about $259,000. They expect $0.31 EPS, up 19.23% or $0.05 from last year's $0.26 per share. Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 3,970,423 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $140,394,000 after purchasing an additional 3,955,426 shares during the last quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. grew its holdings in Ford Motor by 5.7% during the 2nd quarter. Park National Corp OH now owns 706,335 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $28,522,000 after buying an additional 2,786 shares during the period. PMC's SI was 1.27M shares in October as released by FINRA. Paradigm Financial Advisors LLC now owns 7,462 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $261,000 after buying an additional 755 shares during the period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

Sector Pension Investment Board stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). The firm has fifty days moving average percentage of 6.41% to its latest price change. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $11.68 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.30.

Koshinski Asset Management, Inc. raised its ownership in Ford Motor Company by 374 shares as of the end of the last quarter.

Ford Motor Company's P/E ratio is 12.76 and market capitalization is 48.14B. The auto manufacturer reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.13. General Motors had a net margin of 5.38% and a return on equity of 22.45%.

Weighted Alpha is used to calculate how much a share has gone up or down over a certain period, normally a year. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Saturday, September 5 by Piper Jaffray. During the same period previous year, the company earned $0.52 earnings per share. Additionally the company announced a dividend paid on Friday the 1st of September 2017. This dividend represents a yield of $4.84.

In related news, VP John T. Lawler sold 80,624 shares of Ford Motor stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 3rd. Ford Motor's payout ratio is 63.16%.

GM has been the topic of several recent research reports. The Street has a 11/18/2010 target price on the shares for the next 12-18 months. RBC Capital Markets maintained General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) on Friday, July 14 with "Hold" rating. Bank of America downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Friday, April 29 report. Argus Research maintained the shares of PFE in report on Tuesday, November 3 with "Buy" rating.

Among analysts who offered their Analysis on General Motors Company (GM)-4 analysts issued Buy for the stock, 6 analysts gave Outperform rating, 12 think it's a Hold, 0 issued Underperform, while 1 analyst gave a Sell rating. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. If you are accessing this story on another site, it was stolen and republished in violation of US and worldwide trademark & copyright law. Barclays Capital has "Equalweight" rating and $14 target. The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $12.50. 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. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.84, for a total transaction of $1,526,140.48. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.00, for a total transaction of $886,864.00. The insider, BOLER-DAVIS ALICIA S, now holds 33,912 shares of GM. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Hinrichs Joseph R had sold 50,000 shares worth $555,475. Bankshares accumulated 58,413 shares or 0.07% of the stock. The Company operates in four segments: Automotive, Financial Services, Ford Smart Mobility LLC, and Central Treasury Operations. The Company's business includes designing, manufacturing, marketing, and servicing a full line of Ford cars, trucks, and sport utility vehicles (SUVs), as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles.



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