The Container Store Group Inc. (NYSE:TCS) was up 5.4% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $5.95 and last traded at $5.90, with a volume of 254,224 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $5.60.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on TCS shares. Zacks Investment Research raised The Container Store Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 23rd. Barclays PLC started coverage on The Container Store Group in a research report on Wednesday, March 30th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $6.00 price objective on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased their price objective on The Container Store Group from $5.30 to $5.75 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 6th. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of The Container Store Group in a research report on Tuesday, April 26th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $10.39.

The company has a market cap of $274.00 million and a PE ratio of 53.36. The company has a 50-day moving average of $5.23 and a 200-day moving average of $5.55.

The Container Store Group (NYSE:TCS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 25th. The company reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.01. The firm earned $232.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $230.53 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.24 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect that The Container Store Group Inc. will post $0.25 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in The Container Store Group stock. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in The Container Store Group Inc. (NYSE:TCS) by 27.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 129,780 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 28,142 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN owned about 0.27% of The Container Store Group worth $1,065,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

The Container Store Group, Inc is a specialty retailer of storage and organization products in the United States. The Company is the original storage and organization specialty retailer. The Company operates in two segments: TCS and Elfa. TCS segment consists of its retail stores, ebsite and call center.

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