Media headlines about Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Darling Ingredients earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.3031447041629 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Darling Ingredients (NYSE DAR) traded up $0.07 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $19.22. 895,000 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,106,929. The company has a current ratio of 1.76, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79. Darling Ingredients has a 1 year low of $11.51 and a 1 year high of $19.50. The company has a market capitalization of $3,150.00, a P/E ratio of 50.58 and a beta of 1.52.

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

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on DAR. Canaccord Genuity increased their price objective on shares of Darling Ingredients from $18.00 to $20.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of 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. Roth Capital set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Darling Ingredients and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of Darling Ingredients from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and dropped their price objective for the company from $19.00 to $18.00 in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued 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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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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