Will Ford Motor’s Scrutiny By The EPA MakeThese Top Institutional Shareholders Uneasy?

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) will be scrutinized by the Environmental Protection Agency because findings by the Consumer Reports magazine have shown that the Fusion sedan and C-Max crossover hybrid vehicles do not have the fuel economy of 47 miles a gallon that is claimed by Ford in their advertising. According to the magazine’s tests, the Ford Fusion hybrid gave 35 mpg in city driving, 41 on the highway and an overall economy of 39 mpg during 2000 miles of driving. The results for C-Max were 35 mpg in the city, 38 on highway and an overall 37 mpg.

Will For Motor Co.’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 2.21 billion shares on 09/30/2012. The shares closed at $9.81 on 09/30/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Ford Motor Co. at the end of September 30th, 2012.

Vanguard Group Inc. held 153,614,326 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $1,514,637,202. This brought the portfolio total to 0.19%.

State Street Corp.  held 145,459,106 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $1,434,226,735. This brought the portfolio total to 0.21%.

Wellington Management Co. LLP. held 114,226,166 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $1,126,269,958. This brought the portfolio total to 0.4%.

Blackrock Institutional Trust Company N.A. held 98,941,041 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $975,558,630. This brought the portfolio total to 0.22%.

FMR LLC. held 68,740,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $94,930,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

Loomis Sayles 7 Co. L.P. held 55,482,735 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $700,068,000. This brought the portfolio total to 2.71%.

Northern Trust Corp. held 46,710,900 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $460,569,458. This brought the portfolio total to 0.19%.

Pioneer Investment Management Inc. held 42,724,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $58,932,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.23%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. held 40,867,663 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $402,955,143. This brought the portfolio total to 0.15%.

Driehaus Capital Management LLC. held 39,500,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $54,485,000. This brought the portfolio total to 2.13%.

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