The Hain Celestial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN)’s share price fell 1.9% during trading on Monday . The company traded as low as $53.77 and last traded at $54.29, with a volume of 1,179,564 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $55.35.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. BMO Capital Markets reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of The Hain Celestial Group in a research report on Friday, July 15th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded The Hain Celestial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 14th. Bank of America Corp. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of The Hain Celestial Group in a research report on Thursday, June 9th. Vetr downgraded The Hain Celestial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $51.50 price objective for the company. in a research report on Thursday, June 2nd. Finally, Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of The Hain Celestial Group in a research report on Sunday, May 22nd. Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and sixteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The Hain Celestial Group currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $53.11.

The company has a market cap of $5.52 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.73. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $51.41 and a 200-day moving average price of $44.96.

Several hedge funds recently added to or reduced their stakes in HAIN. Jennison Associates LLC boosted its stake in The Hain Celestial Group by 34.3% in the fourth quarter. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 5,569,925 shares of the company’s stock valued at $224,969,000 after buying an additional 1,422,388 shares during the period. Autus Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in The Hain Celestial Group by 79.4% in the fourth quarter. Autus Asset Management LLC now owns 95,507 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,857,000 after buying an additional 42,256 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in The Hain Celestial Group by 2.0% in the fourth quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 7,046,356 shares of the company’s stock valued at $284,602,000 after buying an additional 138,498 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in The Hain Celestial Group by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 329,201 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,296,000 after buying an additional 10,254 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in The Hain Celestial Group by 69.4% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 381,950 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,427,000 after buying an additional 156,463 shares during the period.

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc manufactures, markets, distributes and sells organic and natural products under brand names, which are sold as better-for-you products. The Company operates in five segments: the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Europe and Hain Pure Protein. The Company’s brands include Almond Dream, Arrowhead Mills, BluePrint, Celestial Seasonings, Cully & Sully, Danival, DeBoles, Earth’s Best, Ella’s Kitchen, Europe’s Best, Farmhouse Fare, Frank Cooper’s, Gale’s, Garden of Eatin’, GG UniqueFiber, Hartley’s, Health Valley, Imagine, Johnson’s Juice Co, Lima, Linda McCartney, MaraNatha, New Covent Garden Soup Co, Rice Dream, Robertson’s, Rudi’s Organic Bakery, Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery, Sensible Portions, Spectrum, Spectrum Essentials and Soy Dream, among others.

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