Neutral News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) Share Price

Press coverage about Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) has trended neutral recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Toyota Motor earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned press coverage about the company an news buzz score of 5 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Toyota Motor’s score:

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Eutelsat Communications from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $21.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, June 12th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Toyota Motor presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $154.00.

Shares of NYSE TM traded up $0.36 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $130.17. The company had a trading volume of 411,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 120,773. Toyota Motor has a 52-week low of $111.12 and a 52-week high of $135.57. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53. The stock has a market cap of $191.24 billion, a PE ratio of 11.11, a P/E/G ratio of 0.80 and a beta of 0.70. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $124.73.

Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The company reported $2.89 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $3.91 by ($1.02). Toyota Motor had a return on equity of 9.49% and a net margin of 6.25%. The firm had revenue of $70.38 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $69.88 billion. Research analysts predict that Toyota Motor will post 15.3 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About Toyota Motor

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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