News coverage about RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. 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. RiceBran Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 47.9697284805321 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of RiceBran Technologies (RIBT) remained flat at $1.24 during midday trading on Wednesday. The stock had a trading volume of 1,508 shares. The company’s market cap is $16.75 million. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $1.23 and a 200-day moving average price of $1.03. RiceBran Technologies has a 52-week low of $0.69 and a 52-week high of $1.40.
RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 10th. The company reported ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.14) by ($0.04). The firm had revenue of $3.15 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.70 million. RiceBran Technologies had a negative net margin of 18.06% and a negative return on equity of 241.74%. Equities analysts anticipate that RiceBran Technologies will post ($0.41) earnings per share for the current year.
Several equities research analysts have commented on the company. ValuEngine upgraded RiceBran Technologies from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Maxim Group restated a “hold” rating on shares of RiceBran Technologies in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th.
RiceBran Technologies Company Profile
RiceBran Technologies is a human food ingredient, functional food ingredient, packaged functional food and animal nutrition company. The Company is focused on processing and marketing of nutrient dense products derived from raw rice, an underutilized by-product of the rice milling industry. The Company has two operating segments.
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