Will Ford’s Hiring of 2,200 Workers Give Drive To These Top Institutional Shareholders?

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Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) announced their plans to hire 2,200 white-collar workers, principally in engineering, manufacturing and information technology. The company is expanding and refreshing their product line-up across the world and now sees the need for people in critical areas. This hire will be the largest increase of new positions in over a decade.

Will For Motor Co.’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 14.703 million shares on 12/31/2012. The shares closed at $12.95 on 12/31/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Ford Motor Co. at the end of December 31st, 2012.

Marathon Asset Management LLP. held 4,610,062 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $59,700,302. This brought the portfolio total to 1.37%.

James Investment Research Inc. held 3,048,397 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $39,476,741. This brought the portfolio total to 1.69%.

Shell Asset Management Co. held 1,111,100 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $14,388,745. This brought the portfolio total to 0.28%.

Bkd Wealth Advisors LLC. held 1,014,884 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $13,142,748. This brought the portfolio total to 11.4%.

Chemung Canal Trust Co. held 657,422 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $8,513,615. This brought the portfolio total to 1.99%.

Beach Investment Counsel Inc./PA held 635,990 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $8,236,070. This brought the portfolio total to 1.1%.

First Interstate Bank held 623,238 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $8,070,932. This brought the portfolio total to 1.83%.

BB & T Corp. held 519,849 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $6,732,044. This brought the portfolio total to 0.29%.

First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. held 346,494 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $4,487,097. This brought the portfolio total to 0.16%.

Advantus Capital Management Inc. held 334,220 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $4,328,149. This brought the portfolio total to 0.21%.

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