Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) has seen a rise in its stock price by 0.04 in relation to its previous close of 48.31. However, the company has experienced a 4.16% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Zacks Investment Research reported 2023-11-13 that Tyson Foods (TSN) posts soft sales results in fourth-quarter fiscal 2023 owing to a decline in sales across all its segments.

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and a 36-month beta value of 0.82. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 4 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 6 as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”

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The average price predicted for Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) by analysts is $53.39, which is $5.24 above the current market price. The public float for TSN is 278.34M, and at present, short sellers hold a 1.94% of that float. On November 17, 2023, the average trading volume of TSN was 2.68M shares.

TSN’s Market Performance

TSN’s stock has seen a 4.16% increase for the week, with a 2.98% rise in the past month and a -11.53% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 4.00%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 2.33% for Tyson Foods, Inc. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 4.07% for TSN’s stock, with a -10.38% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of TSN

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for TSN stocks, with HSBC Securities repeating the rating for TSN by listing it as a “Reduce.” The predicted price for TSN in the upcoming period, according to HSBC Securities is $49 based on the research report published on September 22, 2023 of the current year 2023.

TSN Trading at -0.87% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought TSN to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -28.79% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.33%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.00%, as shares surge +3.73% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -5.84% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, TSN rose by +4.16%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -25.79% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $46.53. In addition, Tyson Foods, Inc. saw -22.36% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at TSN starting from TYSON JOHN H, who sale 133,277 shares at the price of $46.16 back on Nov 14. After this action, TYSON JOHN H now owns 2,739,150 shares of Tyson Foods, Inc., valued at $6,152,066 using the latest closing price.

MCNAMARA KEVIN M, the Director of Tyson Foods, Inc., purchase 20,500 shares at $48.92 during a trade that took place back on May 12, which means that MCNAMARA KEVIN M is holding 115,670 shares at $1,002,803 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for TSN

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

The net margin for Tyson Foods, Inc. stands at +6.08. The total capital return value is set at 15.09, while invested capital returns managed to touch 11.93. Equity return is now at value -3.43, with -1.77 for asset returns.

Based on Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN), the company’s capital structure generated 44.75 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 30.91. Total debt to assets is 23.94, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 41.68. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 28.80.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.50, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.28. The receivables turnover for the company is 21.41 and the total asset turnover is 1.46. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.81.


To sum up, Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) has seen a mixed performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.