Toronto Dominion Bank (The) (TD) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Media headlines about Toronto Dominion Bank (The) (NYSE:TD) (TSE:TD) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Toronto Dominion Bank (The) earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.1704742426427 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of Toronto Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD) opened at 50.11 on Friday. Toronto Dominion Bank has a one year low of $43.09 and a one year high of $54.44. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $50.92 and a 200 day moving average price of $49.85. The company has a market capitalization of $92.37 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.42 and a beta of 0.89.

Toronto Dominion Bank (The) (NYSE:TD) (TSE:TD) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 25th. The bank reported $1.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $8.47 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.72 billion. Toronto Dominion Bank (The) had a net margin of 22.56% and a return on equity of 14.09%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.20 EPS. On average, analysts forecast that Toronto Dominion Bank will post $4.19 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 31st. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 10th were issued a $0.444 dividend. This represents a $1.78 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.54%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, July 6th. Toronto Dominion Bank (The)’s dividend payout ratio is currently 48.18%.

A number of research analysts have commented on TD shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Toronto Dominion Bank (The) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Royal Bank Of Canada boosted their price target on Toronto Dominion Bank (The) from $68.00 to $70.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Friday, May 26th. BidaskClub upgraded Toronto Dominion Bank (The) from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. Barclays PLC upgraded Toronto Dominion Bank (The) from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. Finally, Canaccord Genuity started coverage on Toronto Dominion Bank (The) in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Toronto Dominion Bank (The) presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $61.71.

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About Toronto Dominion Bank (The)

Toronto-Dominion Bank (the Bank) is a Canada-based bank, which operates in the North America. It is an online financial services firm, with over 10.2 million online and mobile customers. Its segments include Canadian Retail, U.S. Retail, Wholesale Banking and Corporate. The Canadian Retail segment provides a range of financial products and services to customers in the Canadian personal and commercial banking businesses.

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