Press coverage about Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Tiffany & Co. earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 47.2893001179616 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

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

A number of research firms recently weighed in on TIF. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating on shares of Tiffany & Co. in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Bank of America Corporation restated a “buy” rating and set a $110.00 target price on shares of Tiffany & Co. in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. Cowen and Company restated an “outperform” rating and set a $107.00 target price on shares of Tiffany & Co. in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Tiffany & Co. from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $110.00 target price on shares of Tiffany & Co. in a research note on Tuesday, May 2nd. Ten investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company. Tiffany & Co. has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $92.81.

Shares of Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) opened at 88.00 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $10.96 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.90 and a beta of 1.92. Tiffany & Co. has a 12-month low of $66.35 and a 12-month high of $97.29. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $91.69 and a 200-day moving average of $91.16.

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 24th. The specialty retailer reported $0.92 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $960 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $930.19 million. Tiffany & Co. had a net margin of 11.41% and a return on equity of 15.91%. The company’s revenue was up 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.84 EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that Tiffany & Co. will post $3.95 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 10th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 20th will be issued a $0.50 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 19th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.27%. Tiffany & Co.’s payout ratio is 54.35%.

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About Tiffany & Co.

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. The Company’s segments include Americas, Asia-Pacific, Japan, Europe and Other. Through its subsidiaries, the Company designs and manufactures products and operates TIFFANY & CO.

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