Media stories about Tupperware Brands (NYSE:TUP) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Tupperware Brands earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.7346985981572 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Tupperware Brands (TUP) opened at $62.12 on Friday. 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 $3,205.91, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.59, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.02 and a beta of 1.75. Tupperware Brands has a 1 year low of $55.16 and a 1 year high of $74.36.

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

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 5th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th were given a dividend of $0.68 per share. This represents a $2.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.38%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 19th. Tupperware Brands’s payout ratio is 98.91%.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Tupperware Brands from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $71.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Morgan Stanley upped their price target 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. TheStreet raised shares of Tupperware Brands from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Tupperware Brands in a research note on Saturday, November 25th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Tupperware Brands from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $68.83.

In other Tupperware Brands news, EVP Thomas M. Roehlk sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.43, for a total transaction of $124,860.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 6,765 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $422,338.95. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, Chairman E V. Goings sold 44,600 shares of the stock in a transaction 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 transaction, the chairman now directly owns 54,059 shares in the company, valued at $3,203,536.34. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 50,600 shares of company stock worth $3,010,776 over the last three months. Company insiders own 3.22% of the company’s stock.

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About Tupperware Brands

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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