News articles about Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Toyota Motor earned a media sentiment score of -1.00 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned media headlines about the company an news buzz score of 5 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely 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 Toyota Motor’s analysis:

Shares of TM opened at $120.64 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $173.74 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.29, a PEG ratio of 2.55 and a beta of 0.70. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a current ratio of 1.04. Toyota Motor has a 52 week low of $111.12 and a 52 week high of $137.66.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on TM. ValuEngine lowered Toyota Motor from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Toyota Motor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $138.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, February 5th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $138.00.

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Toyota Motor Company Profile

Toyota Motor Corporation designs, manufactures, assembles, and sells passenger vehicles, minivans and commercial vehicles, and related parts and accessories. It operates through Automotive, Financial Services, and All Other segments. The company offers hybrid cars under the Prius, Alphard, Vellfire, Sienta, RX-HV, Auris, Prius PHV, C-HR, LC, Camry, JPN TAXI, Avalon, Corolla HB, Crown, and Century names; fuel cell vehicles under the MIRAI and SORA names; and conventional engine vehicles, including subcompact and compact cars under the Corolla, Yaris, Vitz, Aygo, Prius C, Aqua, Passo, Roomy, Tank, Etios, Vios, AGYA, Rush, and Yaris iA names.

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