Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE:CTB) was up 6.5% on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $32.38 and last traded at $32.25, with a volume of 967,077 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $30.27.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on CTB shares. Northcoast Research raised Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday. Off Wall Street reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. KeyCorp upgraded Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. from a “sector weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $43.00 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, April 7th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 26th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $47.00 price target (up from $44.00) on shares of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. in a report on Monday, May 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $39.50.

The firm has a 50-day moving average of $30.67 and a 200 day moving average of $34.30. The firm has a market cap of $1.79 billion and a PE ratio of 7.98.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE:CTB) last issued its earnings results on Friday, April 29th. The company reported $1.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.97 by $0.08. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.69 EPS. The company earned $650 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $673.18 million. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts predict that Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. will post $4.03 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 2nd were paid a dividend of $0.105 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, May 31st. This represents a $0.42 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.30%.

Other large investors have added to or reduced their stakes in the company. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its stake in Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. by 91.8% in the fourth quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 28,509 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,081,000 after buying an additional 13,645 shares during the period. KBC Group NV raised its stake in Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. by 33.7% in the fourth quarter. KBC Group NV now owns 60,677 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,297,000 after buying an additional 15,280 shares during the period. Marshall Wace LLP acquired a new stake in Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. during the fourth quarter valued at $2,320,000. Bank of Montreal Can raised its stake in Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. by 346.7% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 101,320 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,835,000 after buying an additional 78,637 shares during the period. Finally, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. raised its stake in Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. by 34.0% in the fourth quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. now owns 103,870 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,931,000 after buying an additional 26,370 shares during the period.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (Cooper) is a manufacturer and marketer of replacement tires. The Company specializes in the design, manufacture, marketing and sales of passenger car and light truck tires. Cooper and its subsidiaries sell medium truck, motorcycle and racing tires. It has four business segments: North America, composed of its operations in the United States and Canada; Latin America, composed of its operations in Mexico, Central America and South America; Europe, and Asia.

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