TESCO: CEO SELLS - 2
TESCO CORP. Tesco Corp. (NASDAQ:TESO) CEO Julio M. Quintana unloaded 67,741 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.01, for a total value of $1,152,274.41. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 216,031 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,674,687. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.
Tesco Corp. (NASDAQ:TESO) traded up 0.35% on Thursday, hitting $17.01. The stock had a trading volume of 129,257 shares. Tesco Corp. has a 1-year low of $11.05 and a 1-year high of $21.55. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $20.11 and a 200-day moving average of $18.41. The company has a market cap of $675.1 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.63.
Tesco Corp. (NASDAQ:TESO) last released its earnings data on Friday, February 28th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts' consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.16. Analysts expect that Tesco Corp. will post $1.24 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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 research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $238.57.
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