Tupperware Brands Corp. (NYSE:TUP) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $63.98 and last traded at $63.82, with a volume of 296,656 shares. The stock had previously closed at $62.57.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating and set a $47.00 price objective (up previously from $40.00) on shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. in a report on Thursday, April 21st. Citigroup Inc. lifted their target price on Tupperware Brands Corp. from $57.00 to $63.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, April 18th. Piper Jaffray Cos. reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $59.00 target price (up previously from $55.00) on shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. in a report on Thursday, April 21st. SunTrust Banks Inc. reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $62.00 target price (up previously from $57.00) on shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. in a report on Monday, July 25th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded Tupperware Brands Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, April 14th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $59.44.

The company’s 50-day moving average is $58.87 and its 200-day moving average is $55.61. The company has a market cap of $3.23 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.01.

Tupperware Brands Corp. (NYSE:TUP) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 20th. The company reported $1.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.06. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.21 earnings per share. The firm had revenue of $564.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $559.91 million. Tupperware Brands Corp.’s revenue for the quarter was down 4.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Tupperware Brands Corp. will post $4.32 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, insider Asha Gupta sold 400 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.65, for a total value of $25,060.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 15,400 shares in the company, valued at $964,810. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, EVP Georges Jaggy sold 500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $55.97, for a total transaction of $27,985.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 3,118 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $174,514.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of large investors have modified their holdings of the company. Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 392,956 shares of the company’s stock worth $21,868,000 after buying an additional 2,321 shares in the last quarter. Comerica Bank boosted its stake in shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. by 4.3% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 38,043 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,924,000 after buying an additional 1,585 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. by 374.7% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 62,669 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,488,000 after buying an additional 49,466 shares in the last quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. by 131.0% in the fourth quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 193,236 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,754,000 after buying an additional 109,585 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. by 6.7% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 618,489 shares of the company’s stock worth $34,420,000 after buying an additional 39,015 shares in the last quarter.

Tupperware Brands Corporation is engaged in the manufacture and sale of Tupperware products, and cosmetics and personal care products. The Company’s segments are Europe, Asia Pacific, Tupperware North America, Beauty North America and South America. The Europe, Asia Pacific and Tupperware North America segments include design-centric preparation, storage and serving solutions for the kitchen and home through the Tupperware brand.

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