Press coverage about BioFuel Energy (NASDAQ:GRBK) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BioFuel Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.1979204608865 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on GRBK shares. BidaskClub upgraded BioFuel Energy from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 15th. JMP Securities upgraded BioFuel Energy from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $13.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, February 20th.
Shares of BioFuel Energy traded down $0.10, reaching $11.80, during mid-day trading on Tuesday, according to MarketBeat.com. 58 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 22,803. The stock has a market capitalization of $603.16 million, a P/E ratio of 11.44 and a beta of 1.58. BioFuel Energy has a 1 year low of $8.90 and a 1 year high of $12.20.
In related news, Director John R. Farris sold 14,200 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.89, for a total transaction of $154,638.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 73,787 shares in the company, valued at approximately $803,540.43. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director John R. Farris acquired 25,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 16th. The shares were bought at an average price of $10.13 per share, with a total value of $253,250.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Corporate insiders own 52.00% of the company’s stock.
BioFuel Energy Company Profile
Green Brick Partners, Inc operates as a homebuilding and land development company in the United States. It operates in Builder Operations and Land Development segments. The company is involved in the land acquisition and development, entitlements, design, construction, marketing, and sale of townhomes, single family, and luxury homes in residential neighborhoods and master planned communities; development and sale of lots for public and large private builders; and land and construction financing business.
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