News stories about Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Darling Ingredients earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.384253827771 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
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A number of research analysts have commented on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a $19.00 price objective on shares of Darling Ingredients and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Robert W. Baird restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $20.00 price objective (up from $19.00) on shares of Darling Ingredients in a research note on Friday, August 11th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Darling Ingredients from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Darling Ingredients from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $18.17.
Darling Ingredients (DAR) opened at 17.98 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $16.94 and a 200-day moving average of $15.73. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.96 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.32 and a beta of 1.60. Darling Ingredients has a 1-year low of $11.51 and a 1-year high of $18.00.
Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by ($0.05). Darling Ingredients had a return on equity of 3.99% and a net margin of 2.39%. The business had revenue of $896.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $890.91 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.19 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect that Darling Ingredients will post $0.44 earnings per share for the current year.
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About Darling Ingredients
Darling Ingredients Inc (Darling) is a developer and producer of sustainable natural ingredients from edible and inedible bio-nutrients, creating a range of ingredients and customized specialty solutions for customers in the pharmaceutical, food, pet food, feed, industrial, fuel, bioenergy and fertilizer industries.
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