Media coverage about Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Tupperware Brands Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 61 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

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

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on TUP shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Tupperware Brands Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $54.00 target price on shares of Tupperware Brands Corporation in a report on Sunday, April 23rd. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Tupperware Brands Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $68.75.

Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE TUP) traded down 0.62% on Thursday, reaching $59.64. 275,130 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Tupperware Brands Corporation has a 52-week low of $52.32 and a 52-week high of $74.36. The stock has a market cap of $3.03 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.24 and a beta of 1.62. The company’s 50 day moving average is $68.91 and its 200-day moving average is $65.57.

Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The company reported $1.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $572.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $580.19 million. Tupperware Brands Corporation had a net margin of 7.00% and a return on equity of 102.71%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.16 earnings per share. Equities analysts expect that Tupperware Brands Corporation will post $4.70 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 6th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 20th were given a $0.68 dividend. This represents a $2.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, June 16th. Tupperware Brands Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is 87.74%.

In other Tupperware Brands Corporation news, EVP Thomas M. Roehlk sold 2,000 shares of Tupperware Brands Corporation stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.49, for a total value of $120,980.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 16,765 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,014,114.85. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Nicholas K. Poucher sold 1,333 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.73, for a total transaction of $96,949.09. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 7,354 shares in the company, valued at approximately $534,856.42. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 79,823 shares of company stock worth $5,768,735. Insiders own 3.22% of the company’s stock.

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Tupperware Brands Corporation 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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