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Tesco PLC TSCO Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Jan 27, 2023, 5:02 PM BST | GBX
  • Last Close 2.456
  • Sector Consumer Defensive
  • Industry Grocery Stores
  • Investment Style Large Value
  • Day Range 246.20  –  249.30
  • Year Range 194.35  –  300.30
  • Market Cap 1.8133 Tril
  • Volume / Avg 12.7 Mil /  22.5 Mil
  • Price / Sales 0.30
  • Price / Book 1.32
  • Forward Div Yield 4.65%
  • Trailing Div Yield 0.05%

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Robust Q3 Growth In-Line With Peers, Profit Guidance Maintained; Tesco Is Our Top Pick in Grocery

Ioannis Pontikis Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

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Tesco announced third-quarter results for fiscal 2023 with sales up 6.4% on a one-year like-for-like basis (up 5.7% in the third quarter and 7.9% during Christmas), with U.K. and Ireland sales up 5.3%. Management reiterated guidance for the year. Booker remains a strong contributor, with like-for-like sales growth at 10% (partially reflecting the benefit of lapping lockdown impacts), which along with Central Europe (up 10.9%) were the standout performers for the group. This is a strong set of numbers and in-line with J Sainsbury's performance for the same period reported a day before (Sainsbury's grocery sales up 5.6%). Tesco maintained retail profit guidance of GBP 2.4 billion-GBP 2.5 billion (versus GBP 2.58 billion in our model) for the year.

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Company Profile TSCO

Business Description

Tesco is one of the largest food retailers in the world, operating thousands of stores in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Europe. It recently sold its Asia operation. According to Kantar, Tesco is the market leader in the U.K. with a share around 27%, roughly double that of Asda and Sainsbury's. Tesco operates a core supermarket business in addition to convenience and neighborhood outlets. With a 35% digital market share in the U.K., the company holds a dominant position online. Tesco gained exposure to the cash-and-carry and out-of-home delivering industries with the landmark GBP 4 billion acquisition of Booker in 2018.

Kestrel Way, Tesco House, Shire Park
Welwyn Garden, AL7 1GA, GBR
Industry Grocery Stores
Employees 345,693

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FAQs for Tesco PLC Stock

Yes. TSCO has a forward dividend yield of 4.65%. See TSCO’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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TSCO’s market cap is 1.81 Tril.
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TSCO’s stock style is Large Value.
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TSCO’s price/sales is 0.30.
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TSCO’s price/forward earnings is 11.44.
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TSCO’s price/book is 1.32.
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TSCO’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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