Will Ford Motor’s Surge In Sales Be Just What the Doctor Ordered For These Top Institutional Shareholders?

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), together with their joint ventures, had a bumper sales month in China during November, selling a record 67,505 vehicles. The Ford Focus was in strong demand and led the improvement of 56% over the same period last year. The company’s joint venture with Chongqing Changan Automobile Co. saw a surge in sales of 71% while sales at Jiangling Motors Corp, where Ford is a 30% stakeholder, climbed 16% from last year

Will Ford Motor Company’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 2.241 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 & 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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