Headlines about Tupperware Brands (NYSE:TUP) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Tupperware Brands earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 46.4730656234127 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

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

Shares of Tupperware Brands (NYSE TUP) traded down $0.90 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $61.71. 326,959 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 502,500. The company has a market capitalization of $3,243.57, a PE ratio of 13.56, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.12 and a beta of 1.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.56, a current ratio of 0.98 and a quick ratio of 0.52. Tupperware Brands has a fifty-two week low of $52.39 and a fifty-two week high of $74.36.

Tupperware Brands (NYSE:TUP) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The company reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.94 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $539.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $538.80 million. Tupperware Brands had a net margin of 6.18% and a return on equity of 101.23%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.87 earnings per share. sell-side analysts predict that Tupperware Brands will post 4.75 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 5th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be paid a $0.68 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 19th. This represents a $2.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.41%. Tupperware Brands’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 98.91%.

TUP has been the topic of several recent research reports. ValuEngine cut shares of Tupperware Brands from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Tupperware Brands from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Citigroup raised their target price on shares of Tupperware Brands from $67.00 to $68.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Tupperware Brands in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised their target price on shares of Tupperware Brands from $71.00 to $72.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. One research 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. Tupperware Brands presently has a consensus 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 business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.07, for a total transaction of $124,140.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 10,665 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $661,976.55. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Chairman E V. Goings sold 44,600 shares of the business’s 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 sale, the chairman now directly owns 54,059 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,203,536.34. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 50,600 shares of company stock worth $3,009,036 over the last three months. 3.14% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Tupperware Brands 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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