TESCO: CEO SELLS
TESCO CORP. CEO Julio M. Quintana sold 12,252 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.00, for a total value of $208,284.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 216,031 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,672,527. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at FBR Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of Tesco Corp. from $22.00 to $27.00 in a research note on Tuesday, February 25th. They now have an "outperform" rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Tesco Corp. from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 8th. They now have a $21.30 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Iberia Capital initiated coverage on shares of Tesco Corp. in a research note on Friday, December 20th. They set an "outperform" rating on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $238.57.
Tesco Corp. (NASDAQ:TESO) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February 28th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.16.
Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO) is engaged in designing, manufacturing, and service delivery of technology based solutions for the upstream energy industry.
TESCO CORPORATION 4th Quarter and Full Year 2013 results.
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