Tyson Foods (TSN) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday

Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) will release its earnings data before the market opens on Monday, February 5th. Analysts expect Tyson Foods to post earnings of $1.51 per share for the quarter.

Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 13th. The company reported $1.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.38 by $0.05. Tyson Foods had a return on equity of 15.30% and a net margin of 3.89%. The firm had revenue of $10.15 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $9.93 billion. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.96 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Tyson Foods to post $6 EPS for the current fiscal year and $6 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Tyson Foods (NYSE TSN) opened at $80.17 on Monday. Tyson Foods has a 12 month low of $57.20 and a 12 month high of $84.65. The stock has a market capitalization of $29,590.00, a PE ratio of 16.74 and a beta of 0.36. The company has a quick ratio of 0.75, a current ratio of 1.55 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 1st will be issued a dividend of $0.30 per share. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.50%. This is a positive change from Tyson Foods’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.23. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 28th. Tyson Foods’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 25.05%.

In other Tyson Foods news, insider Scott Rouse sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $77.26, for a total value of $77,260.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider Stephen R. Stouffer sold 7,754 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.55, for a total value of $616,830.70. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 397,342 shares of company stock worth $32,702,254. 2.65% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Several analysts recently commented on TSN shares. Argus raised Tyson Foods from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $90.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Jefferies Group set a $85.00 target price on Tyson Foods and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Mizuho reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $76.00 target price on shares of Tyson Foods in a report on Monday, October 2nd. ValuEngine raised Tyson Foods from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 20th. Finally, KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $88.00 target price on shares of Tyson Foods in a report on Thursday, December 21st. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Tyson Foods presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $75.67.

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About Tyson Foods

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.

Earnings History for Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN)

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