The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.16

Press coverage about The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. The Hain Celestial Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.686514534131 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ HAIN) opened at 37.52 on Friday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $40.63 and a 200 day moving average price of $38.97. The firm has a market cap of $3.89 billion, a PE ratio of 57.72 and a beta of 1.28. The Hain Celestial Group has a 1-year low of $31.01 and a 1-year high of $45.61.

The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 29th. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $725.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $720.70 million. The Hain Celestial Group had a net margin of 2.36% and a return on equity of 7.65%. The company’s revenue was down 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.43 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that The Hain Celestial Group will post $1.66 earnings per share for the current year.

HAIN has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Barclays PLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $39.00 price objective on shares of The Hain Celestial Group in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 price objective on shares of The Hain Celestial Group in a research note on Monday, August 28th. Maxim Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price objective on shares of The Hain Celestial Group in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. UBS AG reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a $33.00 price objective (up previously from $31.00) on shares of The Hain Celestial Group in a research note on Thursday, August 31st. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein assumed coverage on shares of The Hain Celestial Group in a research note on Friday, October 6th. They set a “market perform” rating and a $45.00 price objective for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The Hain Celestial Group presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $42.13.

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The Hain Celestial Group Company Profile

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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