Investor's Watch: Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

While trading at volume above than average, General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) previous 52-week high was $38.38 and moved up 29.07% over the same period, trading at a volume of 19.51 million.

On 03/03/2017 close, General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) rose 1.24% to $38.23.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, General Motors Company now shows a Weekly Performance of 3.6%, where Monthly Performance is 5.78%, Quarterly performance is 11.92%, 6 Months performance is 22.52% and yearly performance percentage is 29.07%. Macquarie assumed coverage on shares of Ford Motor Company in a research note on Wednesday, November 30th. Bank of The West now owns 261,544 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $3,288,000 after buying an additional 5,690 shares during the last quarter. The Stock shows P/E value of 10.21 and Forward P/E of 9.03. Jacobi Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Ford Motor Company by 0.6% in the third quarter. The stock went up 7.47% at some stage in past quarter. TLP Group LLC purchased a new position in General Motors Company during the third quarter worth about $125,000. LLC raised its stake in shares of General Motors Company by 313.7% in the third quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 71.57% of the company's stock. This segment markets its products through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental auto companies, and governments. During the trading on 03/03/2017, Company's stock ranged from $30.05 to $30.22. The stock's 50 day moving average price is $12.52 and its 200-day moving average price is $12.31. Price changes resulting from an earnings surprise can be felt immediately. The auto manufacturer reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.01. Ford Motor Company had a net margin of 3.08% and a return on equity of 23.23%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.50 EPS. The current share price indicate that stock is -0.39% away from its one year high and is moving 43.04% ahead of its 52-week low.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 20th were paid a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, January 18th.

The dividend yield for the company is hovering around 4.74% while the pay out ratio is now at 51.90%. Ford Motor Company's dividend payout ratio is now 52.63%.

This story was first posted by The Cerbat Gem and is owned by of The Cerbat Gem. If you are viewing this piece on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide copyright and trademark law. According to the earnings report released for Quarter Ending_Dec-16, The Company posted actual earnings of $0.30 per share whereas the Analysts projected earnings were $0.31 per share. The stock has seen a price of $37.68 according to a recent bid. The mean PT for this stock is at $13.31 while the max. level suggested by the brokerage firms is $17.00 and min. PT is $10.00. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock.

To view the price target ranked by analysts, KMB attains high-level price target of 140 while lower level target was 111, it can be use an indication to know how much worth stock has stored in it. 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. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.65, for a total value of $1,189,585.70. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 450,635 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,714,051.80. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

In related news, insider Karl-Thomas Neumann sold 32,458 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.56, for a total value of $629,230.88. Company insiders own 0.04% of the company's stock. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The corporation has a market cap of US$56.56 Billion.