Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) Receives Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.06

Media headlines about Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Darling Ingredients earned a coverage optimism score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.6587548216758 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Shares of Darling Ingredients (NYSE DAR) opened at $18.70 on Friday. Darling Ingredients has a twelve month low of $11.51 and a twelve month high of $19.32. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,119.07, a price-to-earnings ratio of 47.95 and a beta of 1.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79, a current ratio of 1.76 and a quick ratio of 1.07.

Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.06 by ($0.01). Darling Ingredients had a net margin of 1.76% and a return on equity of 2.96%. The company had revenue of $937.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $870.50 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.17 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.8% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts anticipate that Darling Ingredients will post 0.24 earnings per share for the current year.

DAR has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price objective on shares of Darling Ingredients in a report on Monday, September 25th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Darling Ingredients from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Darling Ingredients in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Darling Ingredients from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and dropped their price objective for the stock from $19.00 to $18.00 in a report on Friday, October 6th. Finally, Roth Capital set a $20.00 price objective on Darling Ingredients and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Darling Ingredients has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $19.33.

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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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