Shares of Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the six research firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $68.50.

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Tupperware Brands Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. BidaskClub cut Tupperware Brands Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. TheStreet cut Tupperware Brands Corporation from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, ValuEngine cut Tupperware Brands Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st.

In related news, EVP Thomas M. Roehlk sold 2,000 shares of Tupperware Brands Corporation stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.67, for a total value of $141,340.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 20,665 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,460,395.55. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders sold a total of 6,000 shares of company stock worth $379,400 in the last three months. 3.14% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Teacher Retirement System of Texas grew its stake in Tupperware Brands Corporation by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 4,033 shares of the company’s stock valued at $283,000 after acquiring an additional 14 shares in the last quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. grew its stake in Tupperware Brands Corporation by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 7,903 shares of the company’s stock valued at $555,000 after acquiring an additional 21 shares in the last quarter. World Asset Management Inc grew its stake in Tupperware Brands Corporation by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 4,081 shares of the company’s stock valued at $287,000 after acquiring an additional 32 shares in the last quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. grew its stake in Tupperware Brands Corporation by 1.2% during the 2nd quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. now owns 5,793 shares of the company’s stock valued at $405,000 after acquiring an additional 66 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State of Wisconsin Investment Board grew its stake in Tupperware Brands Corporation by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 10,073 shares of the company’s stock valued at $707,000 after acquiring an additional 70 shares in the last quarter. 85.00% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE TUP) opened at 60.06 on Tuesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $58.45 and a 200-day moving average of $65.35. Tupperware Brands Corporation has a 12-month low of $52.32 and a 12-month high of $74.36. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.06 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.42 and a beta of 1.62.

Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The company reported $1.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $572.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $580.19 million. Tupperware Brands Corporation had a return on equity of 102.71% and a net margin of 7.00%. Tupperware Brands Corporation’s revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.16 EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that Tupperware Brands Corporation will post $4.70 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 5th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 20th will be paid a $0.68 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 19th. This represents a $2.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.53%. Tupperware Brands Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 87.74%.

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About Tupperware Brands Corporation

Tupperware Brands Corporation is a global direct-to-consumer company. The Company operates through five segments in three geographic regions: Europe (Europe, Africa and the Middle East), Asia Pacific and the Americas. Its segments are Europe, Asia Pacific, Tupperware North America, Beauty North America and South America.

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