TreeHouse Foods Inc. (NYSE:THS) was down 1.5% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $102.59 and last traded at $102.77, with a volume of 344,524 shares. The stock had previously closed at $104.35.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on THS shares. Susquehanna restated a “buy” rating and set a $109.00 price target on shares of TreeHouse Foods in a research note on Monday, June 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of TreeHouse Foods from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $114.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th. KeyCorp started coverage on shares of TreeHouse Foods in a research note on Wednesday, May 25th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $110.00 price target for the company. Finally, Bank of America Corp. restated a “buy” rating on shares of TreeHouse Foods in a research note on Friday, April 15th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $95.80.

The stock has a market capitalization of $5.80 billion and a PE ratio of 50.32. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $97.35 and its 200-day moving average price is $86.75.

TreeHouse Foods (NYSE:THS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 5th. The company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.07. The business earned $1.30 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.30 billion. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 62.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.59 EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that TreeHouse Foods Inc. will post $3.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, Director Ann Sardini sold 3,830 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $98.77, for a total value of $378,289.10. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 4,020 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $397,055.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, EVP Christopher D. Sliva sold 3,093 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, June 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $95.11, for a total value of $294,175.23. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 9,343 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $888,612.73. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several hedge funds and institutional investors have added to or reduced their stakes in THS. Turner Investments L.P. boosted its position in TreeHouse Foods by 131.3% in the fourth quarter. Turner Investments L.P. now owns 18,500 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,452,000 after buying an additional 10,500 shares during the last quarter. I.G. Investment Management LTD. acquired a new position in TreeHouse Foods during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,483,000. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. boosted its position in TreeHouse Foods by 3.0% in the fourth quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. now owns 25,757 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,021,000 after buying an additional 757 shares during the last quarter. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in TreeHouse Foods by 50.2% in the fourth quarter. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. now owns 27,539 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,162,000 after buying an additional 9,202 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC boosted its position in TreeHouse Foods by 2.7% in the fourth quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 29,432 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,309,000 after buying an additional 764 shares during the last quarter.

TreeHouse Foods, Inc is a consumer packaged food and beverage manufacturing company. The Company’s segments include North American Retail Grocery, Food Away From Home, and Industrial and Export. It manufactures a range of shelf stable, refrigerated and fresh products. Its product categories include beverages, salad dressings, snacks, beverage enhancers, pickles, Mexican and other sauces, soup and infant feeding, cereals, dry dinners, aseptic products, jams and other products.

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