Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) Position Lessened by Teacher Retirement System of Texas

The company's beef and pork segments delivered strong results

The company's beef and pork segments delivered strong results

It increased, as 58 investors sold Tyson Foods, Inc. shares while 202 reduced holdings.

TSN has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. In the same period of past year, Tyson Foods posted EPS of $0.96 and $9.16 billion in revenue. Synopsys, Inc. has 149.59 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 1.05. LSV Asset Management increased its position in shares of Tyson Foods by 3.3% in the second quarter. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.1% while institutional stake was 91.4%. The stock has "Outperform" rating by CLSA on Tuesday, August 2. Finally, Advisors Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Tyson Foods by 5.8% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 19,191,662 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,201,973,000 after purchasing an additional 136,071 shares during the period. (NYSE:TSN). Cornerstone Advisors has 0.15% invested in Tyson Foods, Inc.

Original Philly Holdings makes sense as a natural, strategic fit with Tyson's Prepared Foods business.

Tyson Foods finished off the year with its business benefiting from low feed costs and strong consumer demand for protein. The firm has a market cap of $26,636.80, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.32 and a beta of 0.30. The company's 50-day moving average is $69.03 and its 200-day moving average is $63.88. (NYSE:TSN) traded up 0.43% in the last session while performance was up 74.14% in the last five days. The company reported $0.96 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.20. That compares with consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters of $1.38 in EPS on revenue of $9.89 billion. They expect $1.27 earnings per share, up 11.40% or $0.13 from last year's $1.14 per share. On average, analysts predict that Tyson Foods Inc. will post $4.82 EPS for the current year. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 1st will be given a $0.225 dividend.

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Excluding Monday's move, the stock was up about 20% year to date. This represents a $0.90 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.45%.

Hayes, who has only been CEO at Tyson Foods for about 10 months, has been active in repositioning the meat processor to not only meet the protein demand but expand its product offerings into branded and prepared foods through the AdvancePierre deal- enabling it to have a deeper foothold into consumers who are snacking more. (NYSE:TSN). Eaton Vance Management reported 0.01% stake. Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of Tyson Foods in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a "sector perform" rating and set a $77.00 price target (up from $70.00) on shares of Tyson Foods in a report on Friday, October 6th. Jefferies Group decreased their price target on shares of Tyson Foods from $85.00 to $75.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, November 22nd. BidaskClub downgraded Tyson Foods from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th. The consensus target price is $76.82 with 5 firms rating the stock a strong buy, 3 firms rating the stock a buy, 4 firms rating the stock a hold, 0 firms rating the stock a underperform, and finally 0 firms rating the stock a sell. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of C$69.17.

Tyson Foods, Inc is a food company.

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