What Will These Results Mean for Ford’s Top Institutional Shareholders?

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F): The American auto industry has been staging a roaring comeback, and Ford’s strong performance last quarter confirms it. Earnings of $0.41 beat estimates by $0.04, and revenue of $35.8 billion beat by $2.03 billion. Significant profits in North America and Asia helped offset weaknesses in South America and Europe, where devaluation of currency (South America) and higher pension costs (Europe) handed huge challenges to the company’s bottom line.

These institutional firms indicated owning shares of Ford Motor Co. in Q1 2013. They reported owning a total of 589.959 million shares on 03/31/2013. The shares closed at $13.15 on 03/31/2013.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Ford Motor Co. at the end of March 31st, 2013.

Vanguard Group Inc. held 172,157,358 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $2,263,869,192. This brought the portfolio total to 0.25%.

Blackrock Institutional Trust Company N.A. held 103,528,343 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $1,361,397,671. This brought the portfolio total to 0.28%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. held 40,291,917 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $529,838,693. This brought the portfolio total to 0.17%.

Alliancebernstein L.P. held 33,644,300 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $442,422,532. This brought the portfolio total to 0.48%.

Blackrock Fund Advisors held 31,413,055 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $413,081,661. This brought the portfolio total to 0.16%.

Blackrock Group Ltd held 28,585,857 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $375,904,009. This brought the portfolio total to 0.28%.

Blackrock Advisors LLC held 15,494,961 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $203,758,731. This brought the portfolio total to 0.2%.

LSV Asset Management held 15,023,892 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $197,564,174. This brought the portfolio total to 0.55%.

Standard Life Investments Ltd held 12,720,864 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $167,279,357. This brought the portfolio total to 1.16%.

Advent Capital Management held 11,775,000 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $17,999,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.28%.

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