Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) – Stock analysts at Jefferies Group issued their Q4 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Tiffany & Co. in a research note issued to investors on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst R. Konik forecasts that the firm will post earnings per share of $1.61 for the quarter. Jefferies Group currently has a “Buy” rating and a $100.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Tiffany & Co.’s FY2019 earnings at $4.60 EPS.

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 25th. The company reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.12. The business earned $932 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $931.37 million. Tiffany & Co. had a net margin of 11.26% and a return on equity of 15.90%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.86 earnings per share.

Earnings History and Estimates for Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF)

Several other research firms also recently weighed in on TIF. Morgan Stanley reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Tiffany & Co. in a research report on Monday, August 15th. TheStreet upgraded Tiffany & Co. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 26th. Nomura set a $76.00 target price on Tiffany & Co. and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, August 29th. RBC Capital Markets reiterated a “sector perform” rating and set a $76.00 target price (up from $65.00) on shares of Tiffany & Co. in a research report on Sunday, August 28th. Finally, Mizuho increased their target price on Tiffany & Co. from $72.00 to $82.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 23rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating, seventeen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $79.89.

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) traded up 0.45% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $76.30. 1,178,451 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $73.41 and its 200-day moving average price is $67.50. Tiffany & Co. has a one year low of $56.99 and a one year high of $81.89. The stock has a market cap of $9.53 billion, a PE ratio of 21.76 and a beta of 1.84.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in TIF. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans increased its stake in Tiffany & Co. by 2.1% in the second quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 3,360 shares of the company’s stock worth $204,000 after buying an additional 70 shares in the last quarter. Ngam Advisors L.P. increased its stake in Tiffany & Co. by 0.4% in the third quarter. Ngam Advisors L.P. now owns 21,632 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,571,000 after buying an additional 84 shares in the last quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its stake in Tiffany & Co. by 0.4% in the second quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 24,372 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,478,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. World Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Tiffany & Co. by 0.9% in the second quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 11,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $667,000 after buying an additional 103 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. increased its stake in Tiffany & Co. by 0.6% in the third quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 20,587 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,495,000 after buying an additional 113 shares in the last quarter. 86.58% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

In other Tiffany & Co. news, SVP Philippe Galtie sold 482 shares of Tiffany & Co. stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $72.01, for a total transaction of $34,708.82. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 670 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $48,246.70. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 1.40% of the company’s stock.

Tiffany & Co. Company Profile

Tiffany & Co is a holding company that operates through its subsidiary companies. The Company’s principal subsidiary, Tiffany and Company (Tiffany), is a jeweler and specialty retailer. Through its subsidiaries, the Company designs and manufactures products and operates TIFFANY & CO. retail stores. The Company’s segments include Americas, Asia-Pacific, Japan, Europe and Other.

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