Tempur Sealy International Inc (NYSE:TPX) Director Evelyn S. Dilsaver sold 545 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.10, for a total transaction of $30,574.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 19,803 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,110,948.30. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of Tempur Sealy International stock opened at $57.18 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.20, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 7.35. The stock has a market cap of $3.01 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.32, a PEG ratio of 0.76 and a beta of 1.86. Tempur Sealy International Inc has a 1-year low of $38.90 and a 1-year high of $59.73.

Tempur Sealy International (NYSE:TPX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 14th. The company reported $0.90 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.97 by ($0.07). The firm had revenue of $676.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $659.74 million. Tempur Sealy International had a return on equity of 86.53% and a net margin of 3.69%. Tempur Sealy International’s quarterly revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.87 earnings per share. As a group, equities analysts anticipate that Tempur Sealy International Inc will post 3.45 EPS for the current year.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. SG Americas Securities LLC grew its stake in shares of Tempur Sealy International by 57.0% during the third quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 38,640 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,044,000 after purchasing an additional 14,030 shares during the last quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. grew its stake in shares of Tempur Sealy International by 208.3% during the third quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 297,950 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,762,000 after purchasing an additional 201,307 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC grew its stake in shares of Tempur Sealy International by 20.5% during the third quarter. FMR LLC now owns 912,201 shares of the company’s stock valued at $48,255,000 after purchasing an additional 155,361 shares during the last quarter. Trexquant Investment LP bought a new stake in shares of Tempur Sealy International during the third quarter valued at approximately $1,854,000. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in shares of Tempur Sealy International by 9.8% during the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 856,674 shares of the company’s stock valued at $45,319,000 after purchasing an additional 76,117 shares during the last quarter.

Several research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Tempur Sealy International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 19th. Guggenheim raised shares of Tempur Sealy International from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, January 7th. Barclays assumed coverage on shares of Tempur Sealy International in a research report on Monday, January 28th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $70.00 price target for the company. ValuEngine lowered shares of Tempur Sealy International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 2nd. Finally, Wedbush reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $65.00 price objective on shares of Tempur Sealy International in a research note on Friday, February 15th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $57.76.

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About Tempur Sealy International

Tempur Sealy International, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes bedding products. The company operates through two segments, North America and International. It provides mattresses, foundations, and adjustable bases, as well as other products comprising pillows and other accessories under the TEMPUR, Tempur-Pedic, Sealy, and Stearns & Foster brands.

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