Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) stock is presently standing at about $12.85 and lots of equity research firms seem to have a target price set on the stock. The median one-year price target of 21 analysts covering the company is $13.00, which suggests the stock could still rise over 1 percent. The highest analyst price target is $17.00, which implies a rally of 68 percent. And a quick view of analyst notes show that 7 are rating the stock a buy while 1 rate F a strong buy. There are 13 equity research firms advocating a Hold and 1 consider it Sell.
Macquarie analysts provided their view on Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) recently. The rating firm issued a Neutral rating to this company in a research note released on Dec 01, 2016. Berenberg analysts disclosed their opinion on Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) recently. The rating firm gave a Sell rating to this stock in a research note published on Nov 22, 2016. According to a research note disclosed on Sep 20, 2016, analysts at Buckingham Research have lowered their rating on these shares from Buy to Neutral.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Transactions Roundup
Several insiders were part of recent insider activity for the stock. Its Group Vice President Thai-Tang Hau N sold 17,499 company shares for $231000.86, in a transaction on 2017-01-04. Following the transaction, the Group Vice President is left with a stake of 231.86 shares, currently valued at $2979. Meanwhile, VP and General Counsel Gayton Bradley M sold 12,278 shares worth $152000.74, through a transaction dated 2016-12-05. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider is left with a stake of 0 shares, amounting $0. F Group Vice President OJAKLI ZIAD S also sold 10,000 shares, at a stock price of $11.86. This transaction occurred on 2016-11-18 totals $118000.6. After this transaction, the insider’s stake stands at 503,246 shares, with a market value of $6466711.
Executives hold 0.62 percent of the stock. William Clay Ford, Jr is one of the biggest insider owners in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), according to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings. The insider owns 8,078,227 shares which have current market value of around $103805216.95.Alan R. Mulally is another major inside shareholder in the company. The insider owns 6,181,865 shares as of 0.16%, currently worth $79436965.25. Mr. Mark Fields is ranked as third insider holder of the stock. This insider holds 1,574,789 shares with a market value around $20236038.65 as of recent close.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Earnings Outlook
In Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)’s latest quarter, EPS moved to $0.26 from $0.52 in preceding quarter and revenues reached at $33,331.00M compared to $36,932.00M. Analysts had expected Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) to post net income of about $0.20 per share on $33,145.80M in revenue. Looking ahead, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in in the range of $0.39 to $0.55. That is compared with the $0.58 in EPS it reported during the same period a year ago.