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Tempur Sealy’s Path to Dominance: Analyst’s Bullish Outlook Ahead of Mattress Firm Deal Tempur Sealy’s Path to Dominance: Analyst’s Bullish Outlook Ahead of Mattress Firm Deal

Tempur Sealy International Inc
TPX is progressing to close the Mattress Firm acquisition this year.

The Lexington, Kentucky-based company has emerged as a “dominant” player in the mattress industry and its multi-year growth outlook is “becoming highly attractive to long-term investors,” according to Piper Sandler.

The Tempur Sealy International Analyst: Peter Keith upgraded the rating for Tempur Sealy International from Neutral to Overweight, while raising the price target from $41 to $61.

The Tempur Sealy International Thesis: The company is likely to exceed the current consensus earnings estimates for 2024, Keith said in the upgrade note.

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The analyst mentioned four reasons for the upgrade:

  • Tempur is likely to generate earnings of more than $3.00 per share in 2024, versus the consensus estimate of around $2.80 per share.
  • Industry demand is “trending toward stabilization/improvement and could see strong growth over the next two years.”
  • Tempur Sealy entered 2024 with “its strongest product line-up in years, which should provide sales benefits through 2025.”
  • The MFRM acquisition could add $300 million in synergies, “equating to $1.50 of EPS accretion should the acquisition ultimately come to fruition.”

TPX Price Action: Shares of Tempur Sealy International had risen by 2.08% to $50.11 at the time of publication Thursday.


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