News coverage about Triton International Limited (NASDAQ:TRTN) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Triton International Limited earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.1925175800161 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Several research firms have recently commented on TRTN. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price target (up previously from $35.00) on shares of Triton International Limited in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Cowen and Company reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 price target (up previously from $40.00) on shares of Triton International Limited in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of Triton International Limited in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Triton International Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Bank of America Corporation reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price target (up previously from $32.00) on shares of Triton International Limited in a report on Monday, May 15th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. Triton International Limited presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $37.50.

Shares of Triton International Limited (TRTN) traded up 1.06% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $37.10. The company had a trading volume of 258,377 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $34.97 and a 200-day moving average of $29.75. Triton International Limited has a 12 month low of $11.50 and a 12 month high of $38.02.

Triton International Limited (NASDAQ:TRTN) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.59 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $281.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $281.09 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.88 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 78.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts predict that Triton International Limited will post $2.60 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be issued a dividend of $0.45 per share. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.85%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 30th.

In other Triton International Limited news, insider Kevin Valentine sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.00, for a total transaction of $70,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 61,705 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,159,675. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, Director Robert W. Alspaugh sold 5,525 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.91, for a total value of $165,252.75. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 28,487 shares in the company, valued at approximately $852,046.17. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 11,525 shares of company stock worth $369,613.

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