Headlines about The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN) have been trending very positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. The Hain Celestial Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.52 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 69 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Jim Cramer Gives His Opinion On Hain Celestial, Kraft Heinz And Kroger – Benzinga (benzinga.com)
- Hain Celestial Group Inc. aims to grow its prospects with Better Beans acquisition (theislandnow.com)
- Earnings Review and Free Research Report: Hain Celestial Reported Q3 Earning (finance.yahoo.com)
- Amazon’s Deal for Whole Foods Could Mean This Organic-Food Company Is Sold Next (finance.yahoo.com)
- Comparing The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) & Internationa Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of brokerages have recently commented on HAIN. Vetr lowered The Hain Celestial Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.02 price target on the stock. in a report on Monday, May 15th. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc set a $45.00 price target on The Hain Celestial Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, May 13th. Wells Fargo & Company set a $42.00 price target on The Hain Celestial Group and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, July 1st. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $50.00 price target on shares of The Hain Celestial Group in a report on Friday, May 12th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co lowered The Hain Celestial Group from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and cut their price target for the company from $43.00 to $35.00 in a report on Friday, June 23rd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $40.90.
Shares of The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) opened at 38.86 on Monday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $35.37 and its 200 day moving average price is $37.11. The company’s market capitalization is $4.03 billion. The Hain Celestial Group has a 1-year low of $31.01 and a 1-year high of $56.99.
The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June 22nd. The company reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.19. The Hain Celestial Group had a negative net margin of 0.75% and a negative return on equity of 1.09%. The firm had revenue of $706.56 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $721 million. Equities analysts predict that The Hain Celestial Group will post $1.26 EPS for the current fiscal year.
About The Hain Celestial Group
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc is an organic and natural products company. The Company and its subsidiaries manufacture, market, distribute and sell organic and natural products under brand names which are sold as better-for-you products. The Company’s segments include United States, United Kingdom, Hain Pure Protein and Rest of World.
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