Tupperware Brands (NYSE:TUP) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds

Headlines about Tupperware Brands (NYSE:TUP) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Tupperware Brands earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.3684421891103 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Tupperware Brands from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $71.00 target price for the company in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Morgan Stanley upped their price target on Tupperware Brands from $71.00 to $72.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. TheStreet upgraded Tupperware Brands from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Tupperware Brands in a report on Saturday, November 25th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Tupperware Brands from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $68.83.

Tupperware Brands (TUP) traded up $1.59 during trading on Friday, hitting $63.71. The stock had a trading volume of 401,446 shares, compared to its average volume of 288,300. The stock has a market cap of $3,242.01, a PE ratio of 23.17, a P/E/G ratio of 1.03 and a beta of 1.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.56, a quick ratio of 0.52 and a current ratio of 0.98. Tupperware Brands has a 12 month low of $55.16 and a 12 month high of $74.36.

Tupperware Brands (NYSE:TUP) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The company reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $539.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $538.80 million. Tupperware Brands had a return on equity of 101.23% and a net margin of 6.18%. The business’s revenue was up 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.87 EPS. equities analysts forecast that Tupperware Brands will post 4.75 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 5th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 20th were given a dividend of $0.68 per share. This represents a $2.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 19th. Tupperware Brands’s dividend payout ratio is currently 98.91%.

In related news, Chairman E V. Goings sold 44,600 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on 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 sale, the chairman now directly owns 54,059 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,203,536.34. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Thomas M. Roehlk sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.39, for a total value of $118,780.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 10,765 shares in the company, valued at $639,333.35. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 50,600 shares of company stock worth $3,010,776. Corporate insiders own 3.22% of the company’s stock.

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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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