Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by research analysts at KeyCorp in a research report issued on Thursday. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Tupperware Brands Corporation’s Q4 2017 earnings at $1.50 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $4.68 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $1.12 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $1.34 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $1.08 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $1.69 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $5.23 EPS.

Other research analysts have also issued reports about the company. BidaskClub lowered Tupperware Brands Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 13th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Tupperware Brands Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $77.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, July 13th. TheStreet lowered Tupperware Brands Corporation from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. ValuEngine lowered Tupperware Brands Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Citigroup Inc. upped their price target on Tupperware Brands Corporation from $67.00 to $68.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $68.25.

Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE TUP) traded up 0.03% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $61.84. 232,125 shares of the stock were exchanged. Tupperware Brands Corporation has a 52 week low of $52.32 and a 52 week high of $74.36. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $59.46 and a 200 day moving average price of $65.31. The stock has a market cap of $3.15 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.00 and a beta of 1.64.

Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The company reported $1.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.01. Tupperware Brands Corporation had a return on equity of 102.71% and a net margin of 7.00%. The firm had revenue of $572.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $580.19 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.16 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Tupperware Brands Corporation will post $4.70 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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In related news, EVP Thomas M. Roehlk sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $58.54, for a total value of $117,080.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 14,765 shares in the company, valued at $864,343.10. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders sold 6,000 shares of company stock valued at $361,180 over the last 90 days. 3.22% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in TUP. Teacher Retirement System of Texas grew its holdings in shares of Tupperware Brands Corporation by 0.3% during the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 4,033 shares of the company’s stock worth $283,000 after purchasing an additional 14 shares during the last quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Tupperware Brands Corporation by 0.3% during the second quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 7,903 shares of the company’s stock worth $555,000 after purchasing an additional 21 shares during the last quarter. World Asset Management Inc grew its holdings in shares of Tupperware Brands Corporation by 0.8% during the second quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 4,081 shares of the company’s stock worth $287,000 after purchasing an additional 32 shares during the last quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Tupperware Brands Corporation by 1.2% during the second quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. now owns 5,793 shares of the company’s stock worth $405,000 after purchasing an additional 66 shares during the last quarter. Finally, State of Wisconsin Investment Board grew its holdings in shares of Tupperware Brands Corporation by 0.7% during the second quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 10,073 shares of the company’s stock worth $707,000 after purchasing an additional 70 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 84.98% of the company’s stock.

About Tupperware Brands Corporation

Tupperware Brands Corporation is a global direct-to-consumer company. The Company operates through five segments in three geographic regions: Europe (Europe, Africa and the Middle East), Asia Pacific and the Americas. Its segments are Europe, Asia Pacific, Tupperware North America, Beauty North America and South America.

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