News stories about Tupperware Brands (NYSE:TUP) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Tupperware Brands earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.5091866827975 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
A number of brokerages have issued reports on TUP. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Tupperware Brands from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $71.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on shares of Tupperware Brands from $71.00 to $72.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Tupperware Brands from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. TheStreet upgraded shares of Tupperware Brands from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Tupperware Brands in a research note on Saturday, November 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $67.67.
Shares of Tupperware Brands (NYSE TUP) opened at $50.95 on Tuesday. Tupperware Brands has a one year low of $49.04 and a one year high of $74.36. The company has a quick ratio of 0.52, a current ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -5.19. The firm has a market cap of $2,592.72, a P/E ratio of -9.78, a PEG ratio of 0.82 and a beta of 1.49.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, April 5th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 20th will be paid a $0.68 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 19th. This represents a $2.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.34%. Tupperware Brands’s payout ratio is currently -52.21%.
In other news, EVP Thomas M. Roehlk sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.43, for a total value of $124,860.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 6,765 shares in the company, valued at approximately $422,338.95. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 3.14% 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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