Texas Roadhouse (TXRH) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.17

Media coverage about Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Texas Roadhouse earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the restaurant operator an impact score of 44.097130285558 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on TXRH shares. Jefferies Group raised Texas Roadhouse from an “underperform” rating to a “hold” rating and raised their target price for the stock from $41.00 to $50.00 in a research note on Saturday, December 30th. Zacks Investment Research cut Texas Roadhouse from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, January 6th. Maxim Group raised their target price on Texas Roadhouse from $55.00 to $60.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Barclays cut their target price on Texas Roadhouse from $56.00 to $55.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Finally, Telsey Advisory Group raised their target price on Texas Roadhouse from $54.00 to $58.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Texas Roadhouse presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $55.45.

Shares of Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH) opened at $56.68 on Thursday. Texas Roadhouse has a one year low of $40.28 and a one year high of $60.43. The company has a quick ratio of 0.63, a current ratio of 0.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,984.07, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.76, a PEG ratio of 1.91 and a beta of 0.59.

In other news, insider S. Chris Jacobsen sold 1,000 shares of Texas Roadhouse stock in a transaction on Friday, January 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.96, for a total value of $57,960.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 18,033 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,045,192.68. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, CEO Wayne Kent Taylor sold 200,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $51.09, for a total value of $10,218,000.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 3,908,231 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $199,671,521.79. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 239,837 shares of company stock valued at $12,441,871 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 7.40% of the company’s stock.

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About Texas Roadhouse

Texas Roadhouse, Inc is a restaurant company, which operates in the casual dining segment. The Company offers an assortment of seasoned and aged steaks, all cooked over open grills and all but one hand cut daily on the premises. Its restaurants offer a range of menu items at prices that are designed to appeal to a range of consumer tastes.

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