A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN):

  • 11/15/2017 – Tyson Foods was upgraded by analysts at Argus from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 11/15/2017 – Tyson Foods was upgraded by analysts at from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $75.00 price target on the stock.
  • 11/14/2017 – Tyson Foods had its price target raised by analysts at BMO Capital Markets to $89.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 11/13/2017 – Tyson Foods was upgraded by analysts at Pivotal Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $75.00 price target on the stock.
  • 11/3/2017 – Tyson Foods is now covered by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $76.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/31/2017 – Tyson Foods is now covered by analysts at KeyCorp. They set an “overweight” rating and a $82.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/30/2017 – Tyson Foods was given a new $85.00 price target on by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/6/2017 – Tyson Foods had its “sector perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They now have a $77.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $70.00.
  • 10/4/2017 – Tyson Foods was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating. They now have a $82.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Shares of Tyson Foods’ have outperformed the industry in the past one month owing to its recently raised earnings guidance for fiscal 2017, backed by the consistent growth in its beef segment. Notably the Beef segment that had been sluggish in the past is now benefiting from robust domestic demand, improved availability of cattle supply and higher exports. Strong volume growth has also been observed across the company’s Pork and Chicken segments. Acquisitions related synergies, increased demand for chicken and strong focus on protein packed brands have also acted as growth drivers for Tyson Foods. Also, the acquisition of AdvancePierre, divestment of non-protein businesses, and the recent investments in expanding its poultry plants are in-line with the company’s strategy to improve its protein-packed brands portfolio. However, stressed margins owing to rising costs and higher wages remain its woes.”
  • 10/3/2017 – Tyson Foods had its price target raised by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from $75.00 to $82.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/2/2017 – Tyson Foods had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays PLC from $75.00 to $80.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 10/2/2017 – Tyson Foods had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Mizuho. They now have a $76.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/1/2017 – Tyson Foods had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. They now have a $75.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $70.00. They noted that the move was a valuation call. They noted that the move was a valuation call.

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) opened at $76.21 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 1.63, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97. The stock has a market cap of $28,230.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.23 and a beta of 0.30. Tyson Foods, Inc. has a 1 year low of $55.72 and a 1 year high of $76.94.

Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) last announced its earnings results on Monday, November 13th. The company reported $1.43 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.38 by $0.05. Tyson Foods had a net margin of 4.64% and a return on equity of 20.00%. The firm had revenue of $10.15 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $9.93 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.96 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 10.8% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts predict that Tyson Foods, Inc. will post 5.79 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 1st will be issued a dividend of $0.30 per share. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 28th. This is a boost from Tyson Foods’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.23. Tyson Foods’s payout ratio is 18.79%.

In other news, Director Zepeda Francisco Art Bonillas sold 107,264 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $0.53, for a total transaction of $56,849.92. Insiders own 2.65% of the company’s stock.

Tyson Foods, Inc is a food company, which is engaged in offering chicken, beef and pork, as well as prepared foods. The Company offers food products under Tyson, Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Sara Lee, Ball Park, Wright, Aidells and State Fair brands. The Company operates through four segments: Chicken, Beef, Pork and Prepared Foods.

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