Institutional Investors Hate on Tyson Foods Inc Dropped

July 16, 2018 - By Robert Shackelford

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Sentiment for Tyson Foods Inc (NYSE:TSN)

Tyson Foods Inc (NYSE:TSN) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2018 Q1. Its down -0.08, from 1.12 in 2017Q4. The ratio worsened, as 263 funds started new or increased holdings, while 253 decreased and sold holdings in Tyson Foods Inc. The funds in our partner’s database now have: 255.20 million shares, up from 254.57 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of funds holding Tyson Foods Inc in their top 10 holdings decreased from 11 to 7 for a decrease of 4. Sold All: 53 Reduced: 200 Increased: 201 New Position: 62.

Tyson Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $24.27 billion. It operates through four divisions: Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Prepared Foods. It has a 8.76 P/E ratio. The firm raises and processes chickens into fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products; processes live fed cattle and live market hogs; and fabricates dressed beef and pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts, as well as case ready beef and pork, and fully-cooked meats.

The stock decreased 0.42% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $66.02. About 458,170 shares traded. Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) has risen 19.78% since July 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.21% the S&P500.

Analysts await Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) to report earnings on August, 6. They expect $1.63 EPS, up 27.34 % or $0.35 from last year’s $1.28 per share. TSN’s profit will be $599.21M for 10.13 P/E if the $1.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.27 actual EPS reported by Tyson Foods, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 28.35 % EPS growth.

Wilsey Asset Management Inc holds 6.14% of its portfolio in Tyson Foods, Inc. for 155,783 shares. Iridian Asset Management Llc Ct owns 5.87 million shares or 3.85% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Jolley Asset Management Llc has 2.96% invested in the company for 66,862 shares. The New York-based Euclidean Technologies Management Llc has invested 2.33% in the stock. Tobam, a France-based fund reported 750,791 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $3.94 million activity.

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 38% of Tyson Foods’s analysts are positive. Out of 8 Wall Street analysts rating Tyson Foods, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 5 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $7100 while the high is $92.0. The stock’s average target of $80.50 is 21.93% above today’s ($66.02) share price. TSN was included in 11 notes of analysts from February 9, 2018. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, April 20 by Vertical Group. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, April 17 report. Buckingham Research maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $71 target in Tuesday, May 8 report. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of TSN in report on Tuesday, May 8 with “Equal-Weight” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, February 9 report. Mizuho maintained Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) rating on Friday, February 9. Mizuho has “Buy” rating and $92.0 target. The stock of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, February 9. The stock of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) earned “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, May 8. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 29 by Buckingham Research.

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