Media stories about Tenneco (NYSE:TEN) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Tenneco earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the auto parts company an impact score of 45.8481463188142 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of Tenneco (TEN) opened at $60.53 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $3,116.98, a PE ratio of 18.29, a P/E/G ratio of 0.66 and a beta of 1.92. Tenneco has a 52-week low of $51.54 and a 52-week high of $70.96. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.29, a current ratio of 1.33 and a quick ratio of 0.93.

Tenneco (NYSE:TEN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The auto parts company reported $1.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.59 by $0.08. Tenneco had a net margin of 1.97% and a return on equity of 54.13%. The firm had revenue of $2.27 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.24 billion. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.53 EPS. Tenneco’s quarterly revenue was up 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that Tenneco will post 6.72 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on TEN. Barclays restated a “buy” rating and issued a $74.00 price target on shares of Tenneco in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $64.00 price objective on shares of Tenneco in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. Wells Fargo & Co cut their price objective on shares of Tenneco from $68.00 to $64.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 price objective (up from $73.00) on shares of Tenneco in a research report on Monday, October 30th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. Tenneco currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $67.30.

In other Tenneco news, insider Peng Guo sold 5,558 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $57.69, for a total transaction of $320,641.02. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 87,957 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,074,239.33. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 2.70% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Tenneco Company Profile

Tenneco Inc is a producer of clean air and ride performance products and systems for light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway and other vehicle applications. The Company designs, manufactures and distributes highly engineered products for both original equipment vehicle manufacturers (OEMs) and the repair and replacement markets, or aftermarket, across the world.

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