What Tesco Investors Should Keep in Mind

Join us for a quick overview of Tesco, a Grocery Store company whose shares moved -0.3% today. Here are some facts about the stock that should help you see the bigger picture:

  • Tesco has moved 5.7% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 7.6%

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $0.13

  • Tesco has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 25.8 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $19.22 and its forward P/E ratio is 0.2

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 2.01 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • Tesco is part of the Consumer Defensive sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 24.36 and an average P/B of 4.29

  • TSCDF has reported YOY quarterly earnings growth of -26.6% and gross profit margins of 0.1%

  • The company has a free cash flow of $1.51 Billion, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • Tesco PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a grocery retailer in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary. It offers grocery products through its stores, as well as online. The company is also involved in the food and drink wholesaling activities. In addition, it provides banking and insurance services. Further, the company operates a network of one stop convenience stores; and offers data science, technology, software, and consultancy services. Tesco PLC was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Welwyn Garden City, the United Kingdom.

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