How does Tractor Supply Co. (TSCO) change from a tortoise to a hare?

With 1.11 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 1.33 million shares. During the session, the Specialty Retail company that operates in wider Consumer Cyclical sector, reached to the highest price of $235.01 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $230.49. The 52-week range on TSCO shows that it touched its highest point at $251.17 and its lowest point at $185.00 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $240.95. With its current market cap of 25.06 billion, TSCO has annualized dividend of $4.41 while the current yield stands at 1.90%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 0.82.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of TSCO was down-trending over the past week, with a drop of -1.31%, but this was up by 4.99% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 16.39% while six-month performance rose 3.42%. The stock lost -0.39% in the past year, while it has gained 7.81% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for TSCO yields 10.09 with Next year EPS estimates of 11.28. For the next quarter, that number is 1.70. This implies an EPS growth rate of 1.44% for this year and 10.22% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 5.33% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 18.54%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 110.25 million TSCO shares are outstanding with a float of 107.79 million shares on hand for trading. On Jan 11, 2024, short shares totaled 12.3 million, which was 11.38% higher than short shares on Dec 14, 2023. In addition to CSCO as the firm’s Cisco Systems, Inc., TSCO serves as its Tractor Supply Company.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for TSCO since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With TSCO analysts setting a high price target of $270.00 and a low target of $173.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $240.95. Based on these targets, TSCO could surge 16.46% to reach the target high and fall by -25.38% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 3.93% from current levels.

Dividends & Yield:

In terms of dividends, TSCO has a current ratio of $4.4, which is $4.4 over the trailing 12-months, while a dividend of $2.24 is likely to be paid on average over the next five years. Dividend yield is another indicator that appeals to many investors, and TSCO currently yields $1.78. In the past year, TSCO’s dividend yield has been $1.78, but when looking at the stock over the past five years, its yield has been $1.32. Accordingly, TSCO has a current buyback yield of $2.37. This was $2.37 for the TTM, and it was $2.67 for the past five years.

Summary of Insider Activity:

Insiders traded TSCO stock several times over the past three months with 0 Buys and 0 Sells. In these transactions, 0 shares were bought while 0 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 30 while that of sell transactions has risen to 34 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 35,577 while 81,742 shares were sold.