Wall Street brokerages predict that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) will post earnings per share (EPS) of $0.86 for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Five analysts have provided estimates for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.73 and the highest is $1.25. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited reported earnings of $1.38 per share in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year over year growth rate of 37.7%. The company is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 12th.

On average, analysts expect that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited will report full-year earnings of $3.89 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.78 to $4.40. For the next year, analysts expect that the business will post earnings of $2.92 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.50 to $4.07. Zacks’ EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that that provide coverage for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited.

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. TheStreet cut Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Friday, August 25th. ValuEngine cut Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Evercore ISI set a $38.00 price target on Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and issued a $28.00 price target (down previously from $43.00) on shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald set a $17.00 price target on Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have assigned a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $21.88.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) traded up $0.25 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $13.33. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 14,414,329 shares, compared to its average volume of 15,458,282. The stock has a market capitalization of $13,820.00, a PE ratio of 3.20 and a beta of 0.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 0.96 and a quick ratio of 0.66. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited has a 1 year low of $10.85 and a 1 year high of $38.89.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 12th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 28th will be issued a dividend of $0.085 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 27th. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.55%. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited’s dividend payout ratio is presently -16.01%.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of TEVA. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA purchased a new stake in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $106,000. Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC increased its holdings in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited by 74.7% during the 2nd quarter. Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC now owns 3,673 shares of the company’s stock worth $122,000 after purchasing an additional 1,571 shares during the last quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. increased its holdings in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited by 2.6% during the 2nd quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 3,711 shares of the company’s stock worth $123,000 after purchasing an additional 94 shares during the last quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $129,000. Finally, Cutler Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $133,000. Institutional investors own 52.29% of the company’s stock.

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About Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited is a pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in developing, producing and marketing generic medicines and a portfolio of specialty medicines. The Company operates through two segments: Generic medicines and Specialty medicines. The Company develops, manufactures and sells generic medicines in a range of dosage forms, including tablets, capsules, injectables, inhalants, liquids, ointments and creams.

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