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How to buy Darling Ingredients (DAR) stocks

Learn how to easily invest in Darling Ingredients stocks.

Darling Ingredients is a packaged foods business based in the US. Darling Ingredients stocks (DAR.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $66.18 – a decrease of 6.02% over the previous week. Darling Ingredients employs 9,900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $5.1 billion.

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Darling Ingredients stock price (NYSE:DAR)

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Darling Ingredients shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-06-24.
Latest market close$64.60
52-week range$58.92 - $87.59
50-day moving average $77.01
200-day moving average $73.06
Wall St. target price$97.54
PE ratio 14.8345
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.14

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Is it a good time to buy Darling Ingredients stock?

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Darling Ingredients price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $64.6 from 2022-06-27

1 week (2022-06-17) -5.64%
1 month (2022-05-24) N/A
3 months (2022-03-25) -18.59%
6 months (2021-12-28) -2.89%
1 year (2021-06-28) -2.18%
2 years (2020-06-26) 177.85%
3 years (2019-06-28) 224.79%
5 years (2017-06-28) 307.31%

Is Darling Ingredients under- or over-valued?

Valuing Darling Ingredients stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Darling Ingredients's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Darling Ingredients's P/E ratio

Darling Ingredients's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Darling Ingredients shares trade at around 15x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Darling Ingredients's PEG ratio

Darling Ingredients's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 14.47. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Darling Ingredients's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Darling Ingredients's EBITDA

Darling Ingredients's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $917.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Darling Ingredients's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Darling Ingredients financials

Revenue TTM $5.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 11.87%
Gross profit TTM $1.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.15%
Return on equity TTM 21.29%
Profit margin 13.58%
Book value $21.21
Market capitalisation $9.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Darling Ingredients share dividends

We're not expecting Darling Ingredients to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Darling Ingredients's shares ever split?

Darling Ingredients's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 10 November 1997. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Darling Ingredients shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Darling Ingredients shares which in turn could have impacted Darling Ingredients's share price.

Darling Ingredients share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Darling Ingredients's shares have ranged in value from as little as $58.92 up to $87.59. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DAR.US volatility(beta: 1.11)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Darling Ingredients's is 1.1084. This would suggest that Darling Ingredients's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Darling Ingredients overview

Darling Ingredients Inc. develops, produces, and sells natural ingredients from edible and inedible bio-nutrients. The company operates through three segments: Feed Ingredients, Food Ingredients, and Fuel Ingredients. It offers ingredients and customized specialty solutions for customers in the pharmaceutical, food, pet food, feed, industrial, fuel, bioenergy, and fertilizer industries. The company also collects and transforms various animal by-product streams into useable and specialty ingredients, such as collagen, edible fats, feed-grade fats, animal proteins and meals, plasma, pet food ingredients, organic fertilizers, yellow grease, fuel feedstock, green energy, natural casings, and hides. In addition, it recovers and converts used cooking oil and animal fats, and residual bakery products into valuable feed and fuel ingredients. Further, the company provides environmental services, including grease trap collection and disposal services to food service establishments.

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