Press coverage about Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Darling Ingredients earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.7168589085491 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of Darling Ingredients (NYSE:DAR) traded up $0.18 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $18.31. 1,330,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,270,000. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,010.00, a PE ratio of 48.18 and a beta of 1.52. Darling Ingredients has a 52-week low of $11.51 and a 52-week high of $18.65. 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 (NYSE:DAR) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $937.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $870.50 million. Darling Ingredients had a net margin of 1.76% and a return on equity of 2.96%. The firm’s revenue was up 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.17 EPS. research analysts predict that Darling Ingredients will post 0.24 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price objective on shares of Darling Ingredients in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price objective on shares of Darling Ingredients in a research note on Monday, September 25th. 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. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Darling Ingredients from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of Darling Ingredients from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $19.00 to $18.00 in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target 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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