News coverage about AgroFresh Solutions (NASDAQ:AGFS) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AgroFresh Solutions earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.4639301908121 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- AgroFresh Solutions (AGFS) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Hold” (americanbankingnews.com)
- AgroFresh Solutions Reports a Solid Quarter (finance.yahoo.com)
- AgroFresh Solutions (AGFS) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.13 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
- AgroFresh posts 4Q profit (cnbc.com)
- AgroFresh Solutions (AGFS) Reports Q4 EPS of $0.47, Miss on Revenues (streetinsider.com)
AgroFresh Solutions stock opened at $7.01 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $357.53, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.92 and a beta of 0.78. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05, a quick ratio of 2.28 and a current ratio of 2.51. AgroFresh Solutions has a 12 month low of $3.15 and a 12 month high of $9.05.
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the company. ValuEngine raised AgroFresh Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. BidaskClub raised AgroFresh Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 6th.
In related news, major shareholder Dowdupont Inc. acquired 29,617 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 26th. The shares were bought at an average price of $7.00 per share, with a total value of $207,319.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 15.20% of the company’s stock.
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AgroFresh Solutions Company Profile
AgroFresh Solutions, Inc, formerly Boulevard Acquisition Corp., is a developer of agricultural technologies that preserve the freshness and value of fresh produce, including apples, pears, kiwifruit, avocados and bananas, as well as flowers. The Company’s principal product, The SmartFresh Quality System (SmartFresh), regulates the post-harvest ripening effects of ethylene, the naturally occurring plant hormone that triggers ripening in certain fruits and vegetables, through technology.
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