Darling Ingredients Inc. [NYSE: DAR] price surged by 4.61 percent to reach at $1.56.
A sum of 2154706 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 1.22M shares. Darling Ingredients Inc. shares reached a high of $35.57 and dropped to a low of $34.12 until finishing in the latest session at $35.43.
The one-year DAR stock forecast points to a potential upside of 10.3. The average equity rating for DAR stock is currently 2.20, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
Guru’s Opinion on Darling Ingredients Inc. [DAR]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for DAR shares is $39.50 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on DAR stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Stephens have made an estimate for Darling Ingredients Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on September 29, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Credit Suisse raised their target price to Outperform. The new note on the price target was released on September 28, 2020, representing the official price target for Darling Ingredients Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $33, while Berenberg analysts kept a Buy rating on DAR stock. On March 09, 2020, analysts increased their price target for DAR shares from 29 to 37.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Darling Ingredients Inc. is set at 1.28, with the Price to Sales ratio for DAR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.64. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.18, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.48. Price to Free Cash Flow for DAR in the course of the last twelve months was 35.51 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.90.
DAR Stock Performance Analysis:
Darling Ingredients Inc. [DAR] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 3.87. With this latest performance, DAR shares gained by 7.62% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 84.82% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 85.21% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for DAR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 61.52, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 61.98, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 60.57 for Darling Ingredients Inc. [DAR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 31.97, while it was recorded at 33.41 for the last single week of trading, and 25.97 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Darling Ingredients Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Darling Ingredients Inc. [DAR] shares currently have an operating margin of +2.66 and a Gross Margin at +13.27. Darling Ingredients Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +9.29.
Return on Total Capital for DAR is now 2.13, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 7.67. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 12.92, with Return on Assets sitting at 6.11. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Darling Ingredients Inc. [DAR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 69.32. Additionally, DAR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 40.94, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 33.28. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 64.30, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 37.98.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Darling Ingredients Inc. [DAR] managed to generate an average of $30,950 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 8.39 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.66.Darling Ingredients Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.50.
DAR Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Darling Ingredients Inc. posted 0.15/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.17/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -11.80%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for DAR. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Darling Ingredients Inc. go to 3.00%.
Darling Ingredients Inc. [DAR] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $5,578 million, or 99.60% of DAR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of DAR stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 18,486,483, which is approximately -2.239% of the company’s market cap and around 1.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 15,841,946 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $561.28 million in DAR stocks shares; and DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS LP, currently with $402.92 million in DAR stock with ownership of nearly -2.635% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Darling Ingredients Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 161 institutional holders increased their position in Darling Ingredients Inc. [NYSE:DAR] by around 11,435,849 shares. Additionally, 146 investors decreased positions by around 10,776,499 shares, while 34 investors held positions by with 135,215,363 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 157,427,711 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. DAR stock had 63 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,090,618 shares, while 32 institutional investors sold positions of 908,112 shares during the same period.