Tesco PLC (NASDAQ:TSCDY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Saturday.

According to Zacks, “TESCO PLC., is the UK’s largest retailer and one of the world’s leading international retailers. Tesco has reached this position through consistent focus on their four part strategy for growth: Tesco has a strong, growing core UK business offering customers excellent value, choice and convenience; Tesco aims to be as strong in non-food as it is in food; Tesco follows the customer into new areas like retailing services such as financial products (Tesco Personal Finance), internet shopping (Tesco.com) and telecoms (Tesco telecom offers mobile, fixed line and broadband services) & Tesco is a leading international retailer with a long term strategy for growth. Tesco is a multi-format business, operating hypermarkets, superstores, supermarkets and convenience stores. “

TSCDY has been the subject of several other research reports. BNP Paribas lowered shares of Tesco PLC from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday. Societe Generale reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Tesco PLC in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Tesco PLC in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th. Citigroup Inc. reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Tesco PLC in a research report on Friday, June 17th. Finally, HSBC lowered shares of Tesco PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $7.75.

Analyst Recommendations for Tesco PLC (NASDAQ:TSCDY)

Shares of Tesco PLC (NASDAQ:TSCDY) opened at 7.47 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $20.24 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 113.18. The company’s 50-day moving average is $6.77 and its 200 day moving average is $6.96. Tesco PLC has a 52 week low of $6.00 and a 52 week high of $9.32.

About Tesco PLC

Tesco PLC (Tesco) is a retail company. The Company is engaged in the business of Retailing and associated activities (Retail) and Retail banking and insurance services. The Company’s segments include UK & ROI, which includes the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, International, which includes Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Malaysia, Thailand and Turkey, and Tesco Bank, which includes retail banking and insurance services through Tesco Bank in the United Kingdom.

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