UPDATE: BofA Securities Downgrades Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) to Neutral

October 4, 2021 6:09 AM EDT
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(Updated - October 4, 2021 8:21 AM EDT)

BofA Securities analyst Elizabeth Suzuki downgraded Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO) from Buy to Neutral with a price target of $217.00.

The analyst commented, "We reduce our rating on Tractor Supply (TSCO) to Neutral from Buy, maintaining our $217 price objective, which is based on a P/E of 26x our above-consensus EPS for 2022E of $8.33 (consensus $8.18). We expect 2022 same-store sales growth to decelerate to 3% following 2021E growth of 13.4% and 202E of 23.1%, with EPS growth decelerating accordingly. Longer term, we view Tractor Supply as a high-quality retailer with a long runway for additional store growth, potential market share gains from smaller farm & ranch competitors, and a strong balance sheet. However, we view these investment positives as mostly priced in. Relative to other stocks in our Retailing- Hardlines coverage universe, we see limited upside to TSCO shares in the next twelve months."

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Shares of Tractor Supply Company closed at $201.36 yesterday.


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