News articles about Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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 media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 46.4548726941376 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

DAR has been the topic of a number of research reports. 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 restated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of Darling Ingredients in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price objective on shares of Darling Ingredients in a research note on Monday, September 25th. Roth Capital set a $20.00 price objective on Darling Ingredients and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Darling Ingredients from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $19.33.

Shares of Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) traded up $0.15 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $18.29. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,936,923 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,180,803. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,987.33, a price-to-earnings ratio of 46.51 and a beta of 1.53. Darling Ingredients has a 12 month low of $11.51 and a 12 month high of $18.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a current ratio of 1.76.

Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) last issued its quarterly earnings data 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 return on equity of 2.96% and a net margin of 1.76%. The firm had revenue of $937.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $870.50 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.17 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that Darling Ingredients will post 0.24 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Darling Ingredients Company Profile

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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