Media stories about Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring 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. Darling Ingredients earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 45.6399374657842 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Darling Ingredients Inc. (DAR) stands 4.26% away from 50 SMA: Technical Watch: Darling Ingredients Inc. (DAR) – Voice Of Analysts (analystsbuzz.com)
- A Technical Strategy for Darling Ingredients Inc. (DAR), Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) – AllStockNews (allstocknews.com)
- Tale of the Ticker: Darling Ingredients Inc (DAR) Moves on Volume – Evergreen Caller (evergreencaller.com)
- Stocks Under Scanner in the Waste Management Space — Covanta, Darling Ingredients, Republic Services, and Waste … – PR Newswire (press release) (prnewswire.com)
- Darling Ingredie Shares Up 21.7% Since SmarTrend’s Buy Recommendation (DAR) (mysmartrend.com)
Darling Ingredients (NYSE DAR) opened at 15.60 on Friday. Darling Ingredients has a 12-month low of $11.51 and a 12-month high of $17.08. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $16.34 and its 200-day moving average price is $15.06. The stock has a market cap of $2.57 billion, a P/E ratio of 30.65 and a beta of 1.61.
Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $896.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $890.91 million. Darling Ingredients had a net margin of 2.39% and a return on equity of 3.99%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.19 earnings per share. Equities research analysts anticipate that Darling Ingredients will post $0.44 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several brokerages have issued reports on DAR. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a $19.00 price target on Darling Ingredients and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Robert W. Baird reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $20.00 target price (up previously from $19.00) on shares of Darling Ingredients in a research note on Friday, August 11th. BidaskClub lowered Darling Ingredients from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised Darling Ingredients from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price target on shares of Darling Ingredients in a research report on Monday, May 15th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Darling Ingredients has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $18.17.
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In other Darling Ingredients news, CFO Patrick C. Lynch acquired 18,337 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 23rd. The shares were bought at an average cost of $16.39 per share, with a total value of $300,543.43. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief financial officer now directly owns 147,295 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,414,165.05. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Company insiders own 1.95% of the company’s stock.
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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