Are Things Looking Up For Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR)?

After Hours

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Darling Ingredients Inc. (DAR) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$1.29, or -1.75%, to $72.48. Volume reached 70,342 shares, with price reaching a high of $72.48 and a low of $72.48. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted Darling Ingredients Inc. Announces Closing of Private Offering of $250.0 Million of Unsecured Senior Notes due 2030..

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Stocks Info

The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Packaged Foods industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $72.48 and fluctuated between $74.41 as its day high and $72.10 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Darling Ingredients Inc. is $11.78B. A total of 1.11 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.41M shares.

Insider Activity

Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, DAR has seen 0 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 44 BUYs and 53 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 795,169 shares during that period but sold 979,556.

In the most recent transaction, Bullock John sold 12,374 shares of DAR for 82.70 per share on Jun 02. After the transaction, the EVP – Chief Strategy Officer now owns 109,496 company shares. In a previous transaction on Jun 01, LONG JIM sold 25,000 shares at 80.82 per share. DAR shares that EVP & Chief Admin Officer owns now total 48,489.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Bullock John disposed of 12,872 shares on May 27 at a per-share price of $81.34. This resulted in the EVP – Chief Strategy Officer holding 109,496 shares of DAR after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Bullock John sold 21,790 shares at $80.00 per share on May 26. Company shares held by the EVP – Chief Strategy Officer now total 109,496.

It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for DAR in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $97.69 with high estimates of $116.00 and low estimates of $79.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, DAR has a high of $87.59 and a low of $55.71.

As of this writing, DAR has an earnings estimate of $1.43 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 6 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.55 per share and a lower estimate of $1.3. The company reported an EPS of $1.23 in the last quarter, which was -6.82% lower than expectations of $1.32.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.

Analysts Opinion

There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 13 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for DAR is Hold with a score of 4.75. A total of 11 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 1 rated it as Overweight while 1 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.

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