Headlines about Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ:REGI) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Renewable Energy Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.7262548461987 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.

Several research analysts recently issued reports on REGI shares. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $13.00 target price on shares of Renewable Energy Group in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Zacks Investment Research cut Renewable Energy Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, October 28th. BidaskClub raised Renewable Energy Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Finally, Roth Capital set a $17.00 price objective on Renewable Energy Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $15.33.

Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ:REGI) opened at $11.00 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37, a current ratio of 1.72 and a quick ratio of 1.17. Renewable Energy Group has a 1 year low of $8.25 and a 1 year high of $13.55. The firm has a market capitalization of $452.66, a price-to-earnings ratio of 390.00 and a beta of 1.48.

Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ:REGI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.29) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.40) by $0.11. Renewable Energy Group had a positive return on equity of 0.38% and a negative net margin of 1.96%. The business had revenue of $627.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $513.88 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.59 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up .4% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Renewable Energy Group will post -1.63 EPS for the current year.

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About Renewable Energy Group

Renewable Energy Group, Inc is focused on providing cleaner, lower carbon intensity products and services. The Company is a producer of biomass-based diesel in North America. Its segments include Biomass-based diesel, Services, Renewable Chemicals and Corporate and other activities. It is involved in various activities related to biomass-based diesel production, from acquiring feedstock, managing construction and operating biomass-based diesel production facilities to marketing, selling and distributing biomass-based diesel and its co-products.

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