News articles about Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ:NEOG) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Neogen Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 46.3466279796408 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- BidaskClub Downgrades Neogen Corporation (NEOG) to Hold (americanbankingnews.com)
- Neogen Corporation (NEOG) & ICU Medical (ICUI) Financial Contrast (americanbankingnews.com)
- Agricultural Disinfectant Market Future Demand, Growth, Share and Analysis with Forecast 2024 (sbwire.com)
- Neogen : launches DeciMax® Soft Bait (4-traders.com)
- Global Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics 2017 Industry Trends, Sales, Supply, Demand, Analysis & Forecast to 2022 (sbwire.com)
Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ NEOG) opened at 65.20 on Friday. Neogen Corporation has a one year low of $50.53 and a one year high of $69.97. The firm has a market cap of $2.49 billion, a P/E ratio of 57.19 and a beta of 1.52. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $66.83 and its 200 day moving average price is $65.01.
A number of analysts have recently issued reports on NEOG shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Neogen Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. BidaskClub raised shares of Neogen Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 10th. Finally, CL King started coverage on shares of Neogen Corporation in a research report on Friday, July 14th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock.
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In other news, VP Edward Bradley sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, June 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $68.72, for a total transaction of $343,600.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 91,512 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,288,704.64. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director James P. Tobin bought 500 shares of Neogen Corporation stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 27th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $64.64 per share, for a total transaction of $32,320.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 3,200 shares in the company, valued at approximately $206,848. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 18,333 shares of company stock worth $1,246,737. Insiders own 4.70% of the company’s stock.
Neogen Corporation Company Profile
Neogen Corporation develops, manufactures and markets a range of products and services dedicated to food and animal safety. The Company operates through two segments: Food Safety and Animal Safety. The Food Safety segment produces and markets diagnostic test kits and related products used by food producers and processors to detect harmful natural toxins, foodborne bacteria, allergens and levels of general sanitation.
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