Tesco (TSCDY) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of -1.00

News stories about Tesco (OTCMKTS:TSCDY) have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Tesco earned a media sentiment score of -1.00 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave news headlines about the company an news buzz score of 1 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Tesco’s ranking:

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on TSCDY shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Tesco from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, November 23rd. BNP Paribas upgraded shares of Tesco from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, December 7th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $9.50.



Shares of Tesco stock opened at $8.71 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40, a current ratio of 0.62 and a quick ratio of 0.49. Tesco has a 1 year low of $7.06 and a 1 year high of $10.42. The firm has a market cap of $23.78 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.93, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.33 and a beta of 0.45.

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About Tesco

Tesco PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a grocery retailer. The company also provides retail banking and insurance services. It has operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Malaysia, Thailand, and internationally. The company serves its customers through 6,809 stores, as well as online.

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