Toyota (TM) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Accern Reports

Media coverage about Toyota (NYSE:TM) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Toyota earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.8842315518349 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on TM. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Toyota from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, January 20th. Bank of America upgraded shares of Toyota from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. UBS upgraded shares of Toyota from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 27th. ValuEngine raised shares of Toyota from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 7th. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $130.00 price objective on shares of Toyota in a report on Wednesday, April 11th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $130.41.

Toyota opened at $136.67 on Friday, reports. The company has a current ratio of 1.02, a quick ratio of 0.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51. The stock has a market capitalization of $201.79 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.09, a PEG ratio of 1.83 and a beta of 0.73. Toyota has a 1-year low of $136.35 and a 1-year high of $137.23.

Toyota Company Profile

Toyota Motor Corporation designs, manufactures, assembles, and sells passenger vehicles, minivans and commercial vehicles, and related parts and accessories. The company operates through Automotive, Financial Services, and All Other segments. It offers hybrid cars under the Prius, Voxy/Noah, NX300h, RC300h, Esquire, Alphard, Vellfire, Sienta, RX-HV, Auris, C-HR, and LC names; fuel cell passenger vehicles under the MIRAI name; and conventional engine vehicles, including subcompact and compact cars under the Corolla sedan, Yaris, Vitz, Aygo, Corolla Axio/Fielder, Porte, Spade, Auris, Etios, Vios, AGYA, and Yaris iA brand names.

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