Sphera Funds Management LTD Upped Its Shire Plc (SHPG) Position; Tempur Sealy International (TPX) Has 0.78 Sentiment

January 19, 2018 - By Evgen Dobrzhanskiy

Tempur Sealy International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, makes, markets, and distributes bedding products worldwide. The company has market cap of $3.35 billion. It operates through two divisions, North America and International. It has a 20.45 P/E ratio. The firm provides mattresses, foundations, and adjustable foundations, as well as other products comprising pillows, mattress covers, sheets, cushions, and various comfort products.

Sphera Funds Management Ltd increased Shire Plc (SHPG) stake by 26.28% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Sphera Funds Management Ltd acquired 18,000 shares as Shire Plc (SHPG)’s stock rose 4.45%. The Sphera Funds Management Ltd holds 86,500 shares with $13.25 million value, up from 68,500 last quarter. Shire Plc now has $41.98B valuation. The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $144.99. About 1.10M shares traded. Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has risen 4.69% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.01% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 13% of Tempur Sealy Int’l’s analysts are positive. Out of 8 Wall Street analysts rating Tempur Sealy Int’l, 1 give it “Buy”, 3 “Sell” rating, while 4 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $42.0 while the high is $72.0. The stock’s average target of $57 is -7.80% below today’s ($61.82) share price. TPX was included in 8 notes of analysts from September 28, 2016. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (NYSE:TPX) on Tuesday, January 31 to “Sector Weight” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray on Monday, January 30 to “Neutral”. The firm has “Sell” rating by SunTrust given on Monday, January 30. The stock of Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (NYSE:TPX) earned “Sell” rating by UBS on Friday, February 10. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Raymond James given on Monday, January 30. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, January 30 by Instinet. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, September 28 by Longbow.

The stock increased 1.93% or $1.17 during the last trading session, reaching $61.82. About 554,346 shares traded. Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (TPX) has declined 19.79% since January 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.49% the S&P500.

Analysts await Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (NYSE:TPX) to report earnings on February, 15. They expect $0.84 earnings per share, down 28.81% or $0.34 from last year’s $1.18 per share. TPX’s profit will be $45.51 million for 18.40 P/E if the $0.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.00 actual earnings per share reported by Tempur Sealy International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.00% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $1.58 million activity.

H Partners Management Llc holds 51.43% of its portfolio in Tempur Sealy International, Inc. for 8.50 million shares. Dynamo Internacional Gestao De Recursos Ltda. owns 2.71 million shares or 25.19% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Timucuan Asset Management Inc Fl has 9.41% invested in the company for 1.63 million shares. The Texas-based Robertson Opportunity Capital Llc has invested 6.64% in the stock. Greenlight Capital Inc, a New York-based fund reported 4.00 million shares.

Among 25 analysts covering Shire plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:SHPG), 20 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Shire plc (ADR) had 63 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 4 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. Societe Generale initiated Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) on Friday, December 2 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, May 26, the company rating was downgraded by Bernstein. As per Monday, August 21, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Friday, May 20. The stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 28 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Overweight” on Monday, September 21. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 6 by Jefferies. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the shares of SHPG in report on Tuesday, July 11 with “Buy” rating.

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our daily email newsletter.