News stories about Tupperware Brands (NYSE:TUP) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Tupperware Brands earned a daily sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 47.6929748639827 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Global Food Service Equipment Market 2017 Key Players – Dover Corporation, Tupperware Brands Corporation, Ali SpA – satPRnews (press release) (satprnews.com)
- Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- Validea Joel Greenblatt Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 11/14/2017 – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
- Tupperware Brands: 20 Years Of Uninterrupted Dividends And A 4.6% Yield, But How Safe Is The Payout? – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
- KeyCorp Equities Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP) (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Tupperware Brands (NYSE TUP) traded up $0.54 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $60.13. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 498,002 shares, compared to its average volume of 511,086. Tupperware Brands has a fifty-two week low of $52.32 and a fifty-two week high of $74.36. The company has a current ratio of 0.98, a quick ratio of 0.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.56. The company has a market cap of $3,060.00, a P/E ratio of 12.68, a P/E/G ratio of 1.05 and a beta of 1.72.
Tupperware Brands (NYSE:TUP) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The company reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.09. Tupperware Brands had a return on equity of 53.57% and a net margin of 5.82%. The business had revenue of $539.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $538.80 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.87 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that Tupperware Brands will post 4.75 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 5th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be given a dividend of $0.68 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 19th. This represents a $2.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.52%. Tupperware Brands’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 98.91%.
Several brokerages recently weighed in on TUP. Zacks Investment Research raised Tupperware Brands from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, October 28th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $65.00 price objective on shares of Tupperware Brands in a report on Friday, October 27th. TheStreet upgraded Tupperware Brands from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. ValuEngine upgraded Tupperware Brands from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised their target price on Tupperware Brands from $71.00 to $72.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Tupperware Brands presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $68.33.
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In other news, Chairman E V. Goings sold 44,600 shares of Tupperware Brands stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.26, for a total transaction of $2,642,996.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now owns 54,059 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,203,536.34. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Thomas M. Roehlk sold 2,000 shares of Tupperware Brands stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.56, for a total value of $123,120.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 12,765 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $785,813.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 50,600 shares of company stock valued at $3,001,976. Corporate insiders own 3.22% of the company’s stock.
Tupperware Brands Company Profile
Tupperware Brands Corporation is a global direct-to-consumer company. The Company operates through five segments in three geographic regions: Europe (Europe, Africa and the Middle East), Asia Pacific and the Americas. Its segments are Europe, Asia Pacific, Tupperware North America, Beauty North America and South America.
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