Ford Motor (NYSE:F) VP David L. Schoch unloaded 22,000 shares of Ford Motor stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.29, for a total value of $336,380.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 142,180 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,173,932. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
Shares of Ford Motor (NYSE:F) traded up 0.13% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $15.18. The stock had a trading volume of 30,628,042 shares. Ford Motor has a 1-year low of $12.10 and a 1-year high of $18.02. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $15.54 and a 200-day moving average of $16.49. The company has a market cap of $59.877 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.60. Ford Motor also saw some unusual options trading on Friday. Stock traders bought 41,255 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 164% compared to the typical volume of 15,652 put options.
Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, January 28th. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $36.30 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.40 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.31 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Ford Motor will post $1.36 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently commented on F. Analysts at Ned Davis Research upgraded shares of Ford Motor from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday. Separately, analysts at TheStreet reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Monday. Finally, analysts at Jefferson Research downgraded shares of Ford Motor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Ford Motor has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $19.23.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) operates in the global automotive industry.
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