News headlines about RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. RiceBran Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 45.1602678998582 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
RIBT has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. ValuEngine raised RiceBran Technologies from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, September 15th. Maxim Group reissued a “hold” rating on shares of RiceBran Technologies in a research report on Friday, November 10th.
RiceBran Technologies (RIBT) opened at $1.54 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $26.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.75 and a beta of 0.90. RiceBran Technologies has a 52-week low of $0.69 and a 52-week high of $1.61.
In other news, CFO Brent Robert Rystrom bought 17,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 11th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $1.46 per share, with a total value of $25,258.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 74,745 shares in the company, valued at approximately $109,127.70. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Insiders have purchased 70,155 shares of company stock worth $98,729 over the last three months. 11.56% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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About RiceBran Technologies
RiceBran Technologies is a human food ingredient, functional food ingredient, packaged functional food and animal nutrition company. The Company is focused on processing and marketing of nutrient dense products derived from raw rice, an underutilized by-product of the rice milling industry. The Company has two operating segments.
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