Somewhat Negative Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Toyota Motor (TM) Stock Price

Media stories about Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) have trended somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Toyota Motor earned a news sentiment score of -1.00 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave media headlines about the company an news buzz score of 5 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Toyota Motor’s ranking:

Shares of TM opened at $118.40 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $174.43 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.10, a PEG ratio of 2.60 and a beta of 0.70. Toyota Motor has a one year low of $111.12 and a one year high of $137.56. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53.

Several research analysts recently commented on TM shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Toyota Motor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $138.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, February 5th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Toyota Motor from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, February 8th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Toyota Motor presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $138.00.

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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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