News articles about Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Darling Ingredients earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 45.5260694812782 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
Several research firms recently weighed in on DAR. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Darling Ingredients from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Monday, March 12th. BMO Capital Markets downgraded Darling Ingredients from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and upped their price target for the stock from $19.00 to $20.00 in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Goldman Sachs restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $19.00 price target on shares of Darling Ingredients in a research note on Wednesday, February 28th. TheStreet downgraded Darling Ingredients from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Monday, February 12th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Darling Ingredients from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $19.71.
Darling Ingredients stock opened at $17.15 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.71, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.73. Darling Ingredients has a twelve month low of $14.62 and a twelve month high of $19.50. The company has a market capitalization of $2,787.97, a P/E ratio of 71.46 and a beta of 1.41.
Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February 27th. The company reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.01. Darling Ingredients had a return on equity of 1.82% and a net margin of 3.50%. The business had revenue of $952.55 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $896.87 million. analysts expect that Darling Ingredients will post 1 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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Darling Ingredients Company Profile
Darling Ingredients Inc develops, produces, and sells natural ingredients from edible and inedible bio-nutrients. The company operates through three segments: Feed Ingredients, Food Ingredients, and Fuel Ingredients. It offers 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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