Media stories about Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Darling Ingredients earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 46.5208227477208 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on DAR shares. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price target on shares of Darling Ingredients in a research note on Monday, September 25th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price on shares of Darling Ingredients in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of Darling Ingredients from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their target price for the stock from $19.00 to $18.00 in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Darling Ingredients from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, Roth Capital set a $20.00 target price on shares of Darling Ingredients and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $19.33.

Shares of Darling Ingredients (DAR) traded down $0.15 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $19.00. 1,528,062 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,095,250. The company has a quick ratio of 1.07, a current ratio of 1.76 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79. Darling Ingredients has a one year low of $11.51 and a one year high of $19.32. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,130.00, a P/E ratio of 50.00 and a beta of 1.52.

Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates 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 last year, the firm earned $0.17 earnings per share. Darling Ingredients’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.8% on a year-over-year basis. analysts anticipate that Darling Ingredients will post 0.24 earnings per share 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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