Press coverage about Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 6,000 blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Toyota Motor earned a news sentiment score of 0.70 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned media headlines about the company an news buzz score of 0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Toyota Motor’s ranking:

TM opened at $144.39 on Friday. The firm’s fifty day moving average is $136.50 and its two-hundred day moving average is $128.82. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52, a quick ratio of 0.92 and a current ratio of 1.08. The firm has a market cap of $201.74 billion, a PE ratio of 12.32, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.33 and a beta of 0.74. Toyota Motor has a twelve month low of $111.12 and a twelve month high of $144.58.

Several research firms have weighed in on TM. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Toyota Motor from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $140.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Monday, September 9th. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Toyota Motor from an “equal” rating to an “underweight” rating in a report on Thursday, September 5th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $140.00.

Toyota Motor Company Profile

Toyota Motor Corporation designs, manufactures, assembles, and sells passenger vehicles, minivans and commercial vehicles, and related parts and accessories. It operates through Automotive, Financial Services, and All Other segments. The company offers hybrid cars under the Prius, Alphard, Vellfire, Sienta, RX-HV, Auris, Prius PHV, C-HR, LC, Camry, JPN TAXI, Avalon, Corolla HB, Crown, and Century names; fuel cell vehicles under the MIRAI and SORA names; and conventional engine vehicles, including subcompact and compact cars under the Corolla, Yaris, Vitz, Aygo, Prius C, Aqua, Passo, Roomy, Tank, Etios, Vios, AGYA, Rush, and Yaris iA names.

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