Keep Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP) From Driving You Insane

Investors will get their next glimpse of TUP’s Q1 earnings on April 24. Analysts are forecasting revenue to suffer decline of -8.7 percent to $496M in the next fiscal quarter, while earnings are seen soaring by nearly 0 percent to $0.91 per share. History has shown that shares in Tupperware Brands Corporation have gone down on 20 different earnings reaction days and are predicted to add 0.08 percent when the company reports upcoming earnings. In last reported earnings results, it earned $1.33 per share, in line with the $1.33, adjusted, expected by Thomson Reuters consensus estimate. Revenue was $506M, worse than the $543M analysts expected. Earnings are estimated to increase by -51.1 percent this year, 4.81 percent next year and continue to increase by 12 percent annually for the next 5 years.

Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP) will probably climb 20.85 percent over the next 12 months, according to price target estimates compiled by finviz. Meanwhile, they have set a $35 price as 12-month high target. This represents a whopping 22.25 percent increase from where shares are trading today. The 12-month median price target assigned by the analysts stands at $31, which represents a return potential of 8.28 percent when compared to the closing price of the stock of $28.63 on Wednesday, February 13. The lowest price target for the stock is $30 — slightly more than 4.79 percent from TUP’s current share price.

The stock is currently hovering around the first support level of $27.72. Below this, the next support is placed in the zone of $26.8. Till the time, the TUP stock trades above this level, bulls have nothing to fear. On momentum oscillators front, ‘RSI’ has touched 36.65 on daily chart, which may remain a cause for comfort. If the price breaks below $26.8 level on closing basis, then we may see more profit booking and the stock may show further weakness. On the flipside, hitting the $29.19 mark may result into a pull-back move towards $29.74 level.

On 13th of February, Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP) shares ended higher after a volatile session. The shares accumulated 1.34 points or 4.91 percent at $28.63 with a light trade volume of 1.657 million shares. After opening the session at $27.39, the shares went as high as $28.83 and as low as $27.36, the range within which the stock’s price traded throughout the day. The firm is left with a market cap of $1.4 billion and now has 48.76 million shares outstanding. Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP) stock has lost -23.04 percent of market value in 21 trading days.

TUP stock has a trailing 3-year beta of 0.88, offering the possibility of a lower rate of return, but also posing less risk. The portion of a company’s profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was $4.05 a share in the trailing twelve months. The stock’s value has fallen -9.31 percent year to date (YTD) against a decline of -43.97 percent in 12 month’s time. The company’s shares still trade -45.54 percent away from its 1-year high of $52.57 and 9.19 percent up from 52-week low of $26.22. The average consensus rating on the company is 3.2, on a scale where 5 equates to a unanimous sell rating. In short, the mean analyst recommendations are calling this stock a hold.

Shares of Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP) are trading at a P/E ratio of 6.73 times earnings reported for the past 12 months. The industry TUP operates in has an average P/E of 21.71. Its P/E ratio went as low as 7.73X and as high as 29.06 over the 5-year span. Further, it is sporting a 0.67 on the Price-to-Sales ratio. Compare this with the industry average P/S of 5.75. 66.6 percent is the gross profit margin for Tupperware Brands Corporation and operating margin sits at 15.6 percent. Along with this, the net profit margin is -9.5 percent.

Let’s take a look at some insider activity at Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP) and see the pattern. The earliest insider trade took place on 02/08/2019. Goings E V gathered a total of 3.7 thousand shares of company at average share price of $26.92. The total for the purchase was set at $99.6 thousand. After this transaction, the Executive Chairman account balance stood at 51.24 thousand shares. The stock grew 1.37 percent since that insider purchase. On 02/07/2019, Cameron Susan M., Director, purchased 3.69 thousand shares at a price per share of $27.08. This added 99.84 thousand shares to the insider’s fortune and the stock saw a 0.78 percent rally in value since the news became public. This transaction left 25.16 thousand shares in the Director account.

On 02/01/2019, Director Cloninger Kriss Iii performed a purchase transaction worth $95.62 thousand. This purchase at $27.32 each has added 3.5 thousand shares into the insider’s portfolio position. Meanwhile, shares have recorded -0.11 percent decrease since the transaction was reported. The insider now is left with 47.37 thousand shares remaining in the account. Szostak M Anne, who performs the Director job, bought 3 thousand shares for $81.81 thousand. The acquisition occurred on 02/01/2019 was priced at $27.27 per share. The share price soared 0.07 percent since the reporting date. Szostak M Anne now left with a stake of 33.87 thousand TUP stock worth $969.76 thousand after the insider buying.