News headlines about The Andersons (NASDAQ:ANDE) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. The Andersons earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.1446436502099 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
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Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of The Andersons from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Buckingham Research lowered shares of The Andersons from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. BidaskClub raised shares of The Andersons from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets lowered their target price on shares of The Andersons from $39.00 to $34.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the company’s stock. The Andersons currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $34.50.
The Andersons (NASDAQ:ANDE) opened at $32.30 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.56, a current ratio of 1.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.50. The Andersons has a 12 month low of $29.60 and a 12 month high of $44.90. The company has a market cap of $894.63, a P/E ratio of 29.76 and a beta of 1.29.
The Andersons (NASDAQ:ANDE) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The basic materials company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by ($0.07). The Andersons had a negative net margin of 0.45% and a positive return on equity of 3.91%. The business had revenue of $836.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $899.95 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.06 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts expect that The Andersons will post 1.08 EPS for the current year.
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About The Andersons
The Andersons, Inc is a diversified company. The Company conducts business across North America in the grain, ethanol, plant nutrient and rail sectors. The Company also produces turf and cob products, and has a consumer retailing presence. The Company operates through segments, including Grain, Ethanol, Rail, Plant Nutrient and Retail.
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