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Latest Change: Darling Ingredients (NYSE: DAR)


Darling Ingredients is in the industrials sector and is part of the waste management industry. The company CEO is Randall C. Stuewe. Darling Ingredients Inc is a developer and producer of natural ingredients from edible and inedible bio-nutrients, creating customized specialty solutions for customers in pharmaceutical, food, pet food, fuel, and fertilizer industries.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The DAR stock showed a previous change of 4.60% with an open at 19.95 and a close of 21.62. It reached an intraday high of 22.11 and a low of 19.77.

SeekingAlpha:  Darling Ingredients +4% despite earnings miss


The stock has a market cap of $3.6b with 164.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 160.1m shares. Trading volume reached 2,752,205 shares compared to its average volume of 1,351,063 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Darling Ingredients shares returned 2.46% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 14.09%. Over three months, it changed 4.55%. In one year it has changed 23.76% and within that year its 52-week high was 22.11 and its 52-week low was 15.80. DAR stock is 36.84% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 18.81 and a 50 day moving average of 19.48. Currently DAR stock is trading 14.92% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  Darling Ingredients, Inc. (DAR) CEO Randall Stuewe on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.77 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 28.08. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.09. The TTM EPS is 0.75, which comes to a TTM PE of 28.83. Historically, the PE high was 49.70 and the PE low was 14.70. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 11.02, which is a decrease of -49.01%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  -0.04
06-30-2018:  0.11
03-31-2018:  0.58
12-31-2017:  0.10

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 20.88, which means it may be overvalued by -3.56%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 62.40% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 3,988,608, which is 2.42% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 4.14. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.13

SeekingAlpha:  Darling Ingredients Inc. 2018 Q3 – Results – Earnings Call Slides

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 8.25%, return on assets is 3.68%, profit margin is 6.67%, price-to-sales is 1.27 and price-to-book is 1.50.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
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