Tempur Sealy International (TPX) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds
Media stories about Tempur Sealy International (NYSE:TPX) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Tempur Sealy International earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 45.7968647358347 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (TPX) sticks almost 1.35% in last 5 trades – Nasdaq Fortune (press release) (nasdaqfortune.com)
- Tempur Sealy International Inc (TPX) Receives $65.33 Consensus PT from Brokerages – Newburgh Gazette (newburghgazette.com)
- Tempur Sealy To Announce Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2017 Financial Results On February 22 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Analysts Offer Predictions for Tempur Sealy International Inc’s FY2018 Earnings (TPX) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Wall Street Analyst Update on Shares of Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (NYSE:TPX) – Clawson News (clawsonnews.com)
A number of research firms recently commented on TPX. Zacks Investment Research raised Tempur Sealy International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 price target for the company in a research report on Friday, September 22nd. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 price target on shares of Tempur Sealy International in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. SunTrust Banks reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $60.00 price target on shares of Tempur Sealy International in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Wedbush reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Tempur Sealy International in a research report on Friday, December 8th. Finally, Raymond James Financial reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Tempur Sealy International in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $62.44.
Tempur Sealy International (NYSE:TPX) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $1.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.03. Tempur Sealy International had a return on equity of 1,042.63% and a net margin of 5.79%. The firm had revenue of $724.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $756.10 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.32 EPS. The business’s revenue was down 12.9% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts predict that Tempur Sealy International will post 3.25 earnings per share for the current year.
In other news, CEO Scott L. Thompson acquired 19,565 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was bought at an average price of $51.19 per share, with a total value of $1,001,532.35. Following the acquisition, the chief executive officer now owns 245,019 shares in the company, valued at approximately $12,542,522.61. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, EVP H Clifford Buster III acquired 18,800 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 9th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $53.03 per share, with a total value of $996,964.00. Following the acquisition, the executive vice president now owns 18,800 shares in the company, valued at approximately $996,964. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Company insiders own 2.10% of the company’s stock.
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About Tempur Sealy International
Tempur Sealy International, Inc is a bedding manufacturer. The Company develops, manufactures, markets and distributes bedding products. The Company operates in two segments: North America and International. The North America segment consists of Tempur and Sealy manufacturing and distribution subsidiaries, joint ventures and licensees located in the United States and Canada.
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