The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) : Zacks Investment Research ranks The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) as 4, which is a Sell recommendation. 4 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. Not everyone is convinced about the stocks future, hence, the stock receives 1 Sell recommendation. 2 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 8 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 15 research analysts is 2.8, which indicates as a Hold.
The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) : The consensus price target for The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) is $42.08 for the short term with a standard deviation of $5.23. The most optimist securities analyst among the 12 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $52, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $35.
Also, Equity Analysts at the Brokerage Firm, Buckingham Research, maintains their rating on the shares of The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN). Buckingham Research has a Neutral rating on the shares. As per the latest research report, the brokerage house lowers the price target to $40 per share from a prior target of $44. The rating by the firm was issued on August 26, 2016.
The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN): After opening at $35.11, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $34.82 on Thursday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $35.66 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $35.43 for the day, a gain of 0.14% for the day session. The total traded volume was 2,596,696. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $35.38.
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. manufactures, markets, distributes and sells organic and natural products under brand names, which are sold as better-for-you products. The Company operates in five segments: the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Europe and Hain Pure Protein. The Companys brands include Almond Dream, Arrowhead Mills, BluePrint, Celestial Seasonings, Cully & Sully, Danival, DeBoles, Earths Best, Ellas Kitchen, Europes Best, Farmhouse Fare, Frank Coopers, Gales, Garden of Eatin, GG UniqueFiber, Hartleys, Health Valley, Imagine, Johnsons Juice Co., Lima, Linda McCartney, MaraNatha, New Covent Garden Soup Co., Rice Dream, Robertsons, Rudis Organic Bakery, Rudis Gluten-Free Bakery, Sensible Portions, Spectrum, Spectrum Essentials and Soy Dream, among others. Its markets its personal care products under the Alba Botanica, Avalon Organics, Earths Best, JASON and Queen Helene brands. In addition, it offers the Joya and Happy brands.