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Tesco PLC TSCO Stock Quote

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  • Last Close 2.70
  • Sector Consumer Defensive
  • Industry Grocery Stores
  • Investment Style Large Value
  • Day Range 265.60  –  270.60
  • Year Range 194.35  –  307.23
  • Market Cap 1.8940 Tril
  • Volume / Avg 5.0 Mil /  19.2 Mil
  • Price / Sales 0.31
  • Price / Book 1.61
  • Forward Div Yield 4.26%
  • Trailing Div Yield 0.04%

Morningstar‘s Stock Analysis TSCO

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Tesco: Best-Positioned Grocer Due To Its Solid Multichannel Exposure and Focused Execution

Ioannis Pontikis Senior Equity Analyst

Business Strategy and Outlook

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Tesco, the largest grocery retailer in the United Kingdom in terms of sales and store network, has successfully completed an ambitious turnaround. It has seen one of the worst times in its history over the past decade, including an accounting controversy in 2014 and a subsequent decline in profits and growth owing to the advent of discounters in the U.K. food retail business.

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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 or 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 332,815

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Grocery Stores Discount Stores Grocery Stores Grocery Stores
Consumer Defensive
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FAQs for Tesco PLC Stock

Yes. TSCO has a forward dividend yield of 4.04%. See TSCO’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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TSCO’s market cap is 1.89 Tril.
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TSCO’s stock style is Large Value.
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High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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TSCO’s price/sales is 0.31.
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TSCO’s price/forward earnings is 26.80.
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TSCO’s price/book is 1.61.
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TSCO’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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