Darling Ingredients Inc. (DAR) is an interesting player in the Industrial Goods space, with a focus on Waste Management. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $17.72, up from yesterday’s close by 5.98%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.Fundamental Analysis
Darling Ingredients Inc. (DAR) currently trades with a market capitalization of $2.93 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 7.61 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.
You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $136.42 Million over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.09 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 2.76% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.
No analysis is ever complete without a thorough survey of a stock’s technical behavior. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Darling Ingredients Inc. recorded a 52-week high of $19.50. It is now trading 1.78% off that level. The stock is trading $17.41 its 50-day moving average by -0.31%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $14.62.
In recent action, Darling Ingredients Inc. (DAR) has made a move of +2.07% over the past month, which has come on weak relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 12.84, and it’s gotten there by action that has been more volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 3.15% with $162.42 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of DAR.