Headlines about Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Tiffany & Co. earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the specialty retailer an impact score of 46.2018423366384 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Shares of Tiffany & Co. (NYSE TIF) traded up $2.15 on Wednesday, reaching $103.11. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,260,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,560,000. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a current ratio of 5.44 and a quick ratio of 2.09. The firm has a market cap of $12,810.00, a P/E ratio of 27.64, a PEG ratio of 2.12 and a beta of 1.80. Tiffany & Co. has a 52 week low of $81.23 and a 52 week high of $111.44.

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The specialty retailer reported $0.80 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $976.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $957.18 million. Tiffany & Co. had a return on equity of 15.77% and a net margin of 11.46%. Tiffany & Co.’s revenue was up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.76 EPS. research analysts anticipate that Tiffany & Co. will post 4.08 earnings per share for the current year.

TIF has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Tiffany & Co. in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. Cowen set a $102.00 target price on Tiffany & Co. and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Susquehanna Bancshares initiated coverage on Tiffany & Co. in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $100.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered Tiffany & Co. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Finally, Oppenheimer reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Tiffany & Co. in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $102.00.

In other Tiffany & Co. news, Director Abby F. Kohnstamm sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $108.73, for a total value of $1,087,300.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Philippe Galtie sold 673 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, January 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $107.92, for a total value of $72,630.16. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 673 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $72,630.16. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 92,217 shares of company stock valued at $10,076,469 over the last quarter. 1.30% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Tiffany & Co. Company Profile

Tiffany & Co is a holding company that operates through its subsidiary companies. The Company’s principal subsidiary, Tiffany and Company (Tiffany), is a jeweler and specialty retailer. The Company’s segments include Americas, Asia-Pacific, Japan, Europe and Other. Through its subsidiaries, the Company designs and manufactures products and operates TIFFANY & CO.

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