Shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. (NYSE:TUP) hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $65.00 and last traded at $64.44, with a volume of 336,964 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $64.36.

TUP has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Citigroup Inc. increased their price objective on shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. from $57.00 to $63.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, April 18th. B. Riley reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $47.00 price objective (up from $40.00) on shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. in a research note on Thursday, April 21st. Piper Jaffray Cos. reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $59.00 price objective (up from $55.00) on shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. in a research note on Thursday, April 21st. TheStreet cut shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, May 9th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 22nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $59.44.

The firm has a market capitalization of $3.27 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.21. The company’s 50-day moving average is $59.83 and its 200-day moving average is $56.14.

Tupperware Brands Corp. (NYSE:TUP) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 20th. The company reported $1.16 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $564.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $559.91 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.21 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was down 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that Tupperware Brands Corp. will post $4.32 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, EVP Thomas M. Roehlk sold 2,000 shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.44, for a total transaction of $112,880.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 43,800 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,472,072. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Asha Gupta sold 400 shares of Tupperware Brands Corp. stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.65, for a total transaction of $25,060.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 15,400 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $964,810. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Nicholas Co. Inc. WI raised its position in Tupperware Brands Corp. by 3.5% in the fourth quarter. Nicholas Co. Inc. WI now owns 388,795 shares of the company’s stock valued at $21,636,000 after buying an additional 13,050 shares during the period. Employees Retirement System of Texas raised its position in Tupperware Brands Corp. by 227.3% in the fourth quarter. Employees Retirement System of Texas now owns 36,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,003,000 after buying an additional 25,000 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its position in Tupperware Brands Corp. by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 392,956 shares of the company’s stock valued at $21,868,000 after buying an additional 2,321 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can raised its position in Tupperware Brands Corp. by 374.7% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 62,669 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,488,000 after buying an additional 49,466 shares during the period. Finally, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. purchased a new position in Tupperware Brands Corp. during the fourth quarter valued at $1,232,000.

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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