Toyota Motor (TM) Receiving Neutral Media Coverage, Report Shows

Media headlines about Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) have trended neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Toyota Motor earned a news impact score of 0.50 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned headlines about the company an news buzz score of 2 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Toyota Motor’s ranking:

Shares of Toyota Motor stock opened at $121.97 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.86, a current ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53. Toyota Motor has a 12 month low of $111.12 and a 12 month high of $138.68. The firm has a market cap of $178.74 billion, a P/E ratio of 8.11, a P/E/G ratio of 1.25 and a beta of 0.69.

Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February 6th. The company reported $1.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.80 by ($1.69). The business had revenue of $69.21 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $68.22 billion. Toyota Motor had a return on equity of 9.71% and a net margin of 6.36%. As a group, equities research analysts anticipate that Toyota Motor will post 12.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Toyota Motor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 10th. ValuEngine raised Toyota Motor from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 21st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $138.00.

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Toyota Motor Company Profile

Toyota Motor Corporation designs, manufactures, assembles, and sells passenger vehicles, minivans and commercial vehicles, and related parts and accessories. It operates through Automotive, Financial Services, and All Other segments. The company offers hybrid cars under the Prius, Alphard, Vellfire, Sienta, RX-HV, Auris, Prius PHV, C-HR, LC, Camry, JPN TAXI, Avalon, Corolla HB, Crown, and Century names; fuel cell vehicles under the MIRAI and SORA names; and conventional engine vehicles, including subcompact and compact cars under the Corolla, Yaris, Vitz, Aygo, Prius C, Aqua, Passo, Roomy, Tank, Etios, Vios, AGYA, Rush, and Yaris iA names.

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