Ford Mtr Co Del (F) Holder Planning Alternatives LTD Increased Its Stake; Loomis Sayles & Company LP Increases Holding in Altra Industrial Motion (AIMC)

June 18, 2018 - By Richard Conner

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Planning Alternatives Ltd increased its stake in Ford Mtr Co Del (F) by 46.98% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Planning Alternatives Ltd bought 28,530 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.69% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 89,252 shares of the auto manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $989,000, up from 60,722 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Planning Alternatives Ltd who had been investing in Ford Mtr Co Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $47.34 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $11.88. About 56.33 million shares traded or 48.29% up from the average. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has risen 7.18% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.39% the S&P500. Some Historical F News: 03/04/2018 – FORD SAYS DECISION ON MOVING TO MONTHLY SALES ‘NOT IMMINENT’; 19/03/2018 – Desktop Metal Closes $65 Million in New Financing Led by Ford, Bringing Total Investment to Date to $277 Million; 03/04/2018 – Edmonton Jour: Doug Ford’s Ontario Conservative platform to emerge piece by piece in slow reveal; 09/03/2018 – FORD SAYS FEB CHINA VEHICLE SALES -30 PCT Y/Y, VS -18 PCT IN JAN; 10/05/2018 – Ford To Recover From Halted F-series Production: Moody’s — MarketWatch; 21/03/2018 – FORD MOTOR CHIEF BRAND OFFICER MUSA TARIQ TO LEAVE CO; 09/05/2018 – Ford working to relocate truck parts production after supplier fire; 24/05/2018 – Detroit News: Ford arrives in Corktown as train station deal set for June; 25/04/2018 – FORD ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL $11.5B COST AND EFFICIENCY ACTIONS; 25/04/2018 – FORD MOTOR CO – SEES FY 2018 OPERATING CASH FLOW POSITIVE AND ABOUT THE SAME AS 2017

Loomis Sayles & Company LP increased its stake in Altra Industrial Motion Corp (AIMC) by 22.2% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Loomis Sayles & Company LP bought 67,795 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.38% with the market. The institutional investor held 373,170 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $17.15M, up from 305,375 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Loomis Sayles & Company LP who had been investing in Altra Industrial Motion Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.30 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $44.35. About 105,671 shares traded. Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (NASDAQ:AIMC) has risen 0.47% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.10% the S&P500. Some Historical AIMC News: 07/03/2018 – ALTRA INDUSTRIAL MOTION – UPON COMPLETION DEAL, CO INTENDS TO PRIORITIZE DEBT PAY DOWN WHILE MAINTAINING CURRENT DIVIDEND POLICY; 27/04/2018 – ALTRA INDUSTRIAL MOTION CORP AIMC.O SEES FY 2018 SALES $910 MLN TO $930 MLN; 07/03/2018 – FORTIVE, ALTRA SAY EXPECT PRICE INCREASES TO OFFSET POTENTIALLY HIGHER INPUT COSTS OF STEEL AND ALUMINUM – CONF CALL; 07/03/2018 – ALTRA INDUSTRIAL MOTION CORP – DEAL FOR APPROXIMATELY $3.0 BLN; 14/03/2018 – VF REPORTS PACT TO BUY ALTRA FROM ICON HEALTH; 07/03/2018 – Altra Combined Company to Be Led by Alta Chairman, CEO Carl Christenson; 07/03/2018 – Altra, Fortive Deal Expected to Close by End of Year; 07/03/2018 – Fortive Announces Agreement to Combine Automation and Specialty Businesses with Altra Industrial Motion Corp; 07/03/2018 – Altra Industrial Motion Corp. to Combine With Fortive’s Automation & Specialty Platform to Create a Global Leader in the Power Transmission and Motion Control Industry; 07/03/2018 – ALTRA INDUSTRIAL MOTION CORP – COMBINED COMPANY IS EXPECTED TO GENERATE CUMULATIVE FIVE-YEAR FREE CASH FLOWS IN EXCESS OF $1 BLN

Among 29 analysts covering F&M Bank (NYSE:F), 11 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. F&M Bank had 68 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Friday, July 29. On Monday, September 11 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. CLSA maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $13 target in Friday, July 29 report. The rating was maintained by S&P Research on Friday, September 25 with “Strong Buy”. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Wednesday, March 14 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Wednesday, May 2. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Hold” on Friday, February 10. On Tuesday, November 22 the stock rating was initiated by Berenberg with “Sell”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Standpoint Research given on Wednesday, October 4. Credit Suisse downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Wednesday, February 24 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.03, from 1 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 69 investors sold F shares while 313 reduced holdings. 107 funds opened positions while 287 raised stakes. 1.94 billion shares or 1.32% less from 1.96 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Gideon Advsr owns 18,191 shares. Guardian Life Comm Of America invested in 0.02% or 8,968 shares. 179,979 are held by Thrivent For Lutherans. Boston Common Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.04% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). 64,071 were reported by Buckingham Cap Mngmt. Pennsylvania-based Glenmede Tru Communication Na has invested 0% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). 32,965 are held by Burke Herbert Bancorp. First invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Wg Shaheen & Assocs Dba Whitney & reported 1,000 shares. M Hldgs Securities stated it has 64,198 shares or 0.22% of all its holdings. Assets Management Ltd Liability owns 220,000 shares. Mariner Ltd Company stated it has 68,238 shares. First Republic Inv Inc reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Pnc Incorporated invested in 1.65 million shares. Laurion Capital Ltd Partnership invested in 22,000 shares or 0% of the stock.

Since March 2, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 3 sales for $5.12 million activity. 454,260 shares were sold by FORD WILLIAM CLAY JR, worth $4.69M. Thai-Tang Hau N sold $160,554 worth of stock. LECHLEITER JOHN C had bought 5,000 shares worth $55,872 on Friday, May 11.

Planning Alternatives Ltd, which manages about $928.97 million and $550.15 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Index Fds (VUG) by 51,366 shares to 93,987 shares, valued at $13.34M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHB) by 11,520 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 707,336 shares, and cut its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (AMJ).

More notable recent Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Ford Kills Sedans” on May 29, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “NFL Realizes Strong Revenue In 2017-8 Season: Who Benefits?” published on June 18, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Ford Motor: Still A Buy?” on June 11, 2018. More interesting news about Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Ford Surprises With May Sales Report” published on June 18, 2018 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “3 Reasons Ford Motor Company Stock Is Worth a Spin” with publication date: June 17, 2018.

Loomis Sayles & Company L P, which manages about $47.15B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Varian Medical Systems Inc (NYSE:VAR) by 752,733 shares to 6.33M shares, valued at $775.84M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Raytheon Co (NYSE:RTN) by 5,075 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 64,272 shares, and cut its stake in Employers Holdings Inc (NYSE:EIG).

Among 4 analysts covering Altra Holdings (NASDAQ:AIMC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Altra Holdings had 18 analyst reports since February 4, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stephens on Thursday, March 8. The stock of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (NASDAQ:AIMC) earned “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, October 20. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of AIMC in report on Monday, October 23 with “Neutral” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (NASDAQ:AIMC) on Thursday, February 22 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (NASDAQ:AIMC) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, February 23. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, October 16 with “Buy”. The stock of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (NASDAQ:AIMC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by BMO Capital Markets. On Thursday, June 15 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The company was initiated on Tuesday, April 5 by BMO Capital Markets.

Since May 11, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $751,831 activity. 13,523 shares valued at $579,471 were sold by WOODWARD JAMES H JR on Friday, May 11.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.21, from 1.11 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 16 investors sold AIMC shares while 41 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 29.11 million shares or 1.49% more from 28.68 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Bankshares Of New York Mellon Corp invested in 429,300 shares. Sg Americas Limited Liability Corp holds 3,394 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Finemark Savings Bank And owns 20,878 shares. Metropolitan Life Ny reported 0% stake. Campbell & Com Adviser Limited Liability Com has 4,450 shares. Utd Automobile Association stated it has 4,683 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Connable Office owns 7,261 shares. California State Teachers Retirement System holds 0% of its portfolio in Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (NASDAQ:AIMC) for 43,666 shares. 2.49M were reported by Wellington Mngmt Grp Ltd Liability Partnership. Moreover, Aristotle Boston Limited Liability Corporation has 0.9% invested in Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (NASDAQ:AIMC) for 417,556 shares. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag holds 0% or 122,621 shares in its portfolio. Northern has 367,260 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bluemountain Capital Mngmt Ltd Co has invested 0% in Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (NASDAQ:AIMC). Quantbot Technology LP owns 466 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Wells Fargo And Mn stated it has 637,671 shares.

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