Taubman Centers Inc. (TCO): Why its showing bear behavior?


Taubman Centers Inc. (NYSE:TCO) changes shares on Thursday trading session, with a change of -0.13% or -$0.05 shares. The trading starts at $37.00 and closed at $37.40 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $36.84 and day high was $37.505 on Thursday, June 18. After the session, the Real Estate sector daily volume shifted to 1.35 million while its average volume is 2.17M. In other hand, the TCO market cap reached to $2.25B. While, its current target price is $37.35 according to WSJ.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 2.98% and down -2.66% for month. Its quarterly performance was -13.44% below, while its half year performance is up 26.23%. TCO yearly performance stood at negative -14.59% and rise 20.14% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Taubman Centers Inc. is 3.10.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. TCO EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 3.37. EPS for this year is 250.70%, while for the next year its value is -1.71. Sales growth for the current quarter is 1.90 while its EPS Q/Q reached 31.40%. It has an EPS of 23.80% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 5.84%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on TCO for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 0 of 10 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 1 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 9 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 8 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 8, 0 rated it sell, 1 rated it as Buy and 7 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $20.00-$53.00. Average target price for TCO was reached at $40.94.

Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), Blackrock Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. are the top three holders in Taubman Centers Inc. (TCO) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) has 9.01 million shares which valued 377.37 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. owned 6.77 million shares which valued at 283.59 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has a total of 3.98 million shares which valued at 166.51 million. In the end, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. have 6.45% shares outstanding of Taubman Centers Inc. (TCO) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 0.30%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 3.37. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 3 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.7, while 0.1 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for TCO published in the report was -1.29-0.09 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.1 which is lower than 0.32 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for TCO fall -4.77% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was -9.40% which is showing red signal, while SMA-20 was -7.01%. The moving average value for Taubman Centers Inc. (TCO) is 39.88 and 40.71 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in TCO stock. On Aug 05, EMBLER MICHAEL J, Director, bought 5,000 trading shares at the cost of $39.11, which valued at 0.2 million.