Shares of The Hain Celestial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) were down 3.2% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $37.20 and last traded at $37.22, with a volume of 3,182,645 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $38.44.

Several analysts have recently commented on HAIN shares. Wunderlich reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 price target on shares of The Hain Celestial Group in a research report on Tuesday, August 16th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of The Hain Celestial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their price target on shares of The Hain Celestial Group from $49.00 to $43.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, August 16th. Piper Jaffray Cos. lowered shares of The Hain Celestial Group from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating and reduced their price target for the company from $43.00 to $35.00 in a research report on Tuesday, August 16th. Finally, Bank of America Corp. lowered shares of The Hain Celestial Group from a “buy” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $36.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, August 16th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $48.84.

The stock has a market capitalization of $3.84 billion and a PE ratio of 18.56. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $50.03 and a 200 day moving average price of $45.05.

A number of institutional investors recently bought and sold shares of the company. Airain ltd increased its position in The Hain Celestial Group by 49.3% in the fourth quarter. Airain ltd now owns 84,750 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,423,000 after buying an additional 27,973 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its position 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 worth $13,296,000 after buying an additional 10,254 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can increased its position 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 worth $15,427,000 after buying an additional 156,463 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Advisors LLC increased its position in The Hain Celestial Group by 15.3% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 644,688 shares of the company’s stock worth $26,039,000 after buying an additional 85,426 shares in the last quarter.

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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