Tata Motors (NYSE:TTM) Getting Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

Headlines about Tata Motors (NYSE:TTM) have been trending somewhat negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Tata Motors earned a media sentiment score of -1.00 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news headlines about the company an news buzz score of 0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Tata Motors’ analysis:

Shares of NYSE:TTM opened at $11.37 on Friday. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $11.27 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $10.43. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.72 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 56.85, a PEG ratio of -9.61 and a beta of 1.52. Tata Motors has a 52-week low of $7.38 and a 52-week high of $17.14. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.45, a quick ratio of 0.50 and a current ratio of 0.78.

Tata Motors (NYSE:TTM) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 25th. The company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter. Tata Motors had a negative net margin of 10.10% and a negative return on equity of 3.28%. The business had revenue of $9.30 billion for the quarter. As a group, equities analysts forecast that Tata Motors will post 0.37 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on TTM. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Tata Motors from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 20th. CLSA upgraded Tata Motors from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 28th. Finally, Nomura upgraded Tata Motors from a “reduce” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 29th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. Tata Motors currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $17.00.

About Tata Motors

Tata Motors Limited designs, manufactures, and sells a range of automotive vehicles. It operates through Automotive Operations and All Other Operations segments. The company offers cars, sports vehicles, trucks, buses, and defence vehicles, as well as related spare parts and accessories. It also manufactures engines for industrial and marine applications; aggregates, such as axles and transmissions for commercial vehicles; and factory automation equipment.

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