News headlines about BRF (NYSE:BRFS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BRF earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.3801628379992 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Several equities research analysts have commented on the company. BidaskClub upgraded BRF from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, September 23rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded BRF from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, September 18th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co upgraded BRF from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and boosted their target price for the company from $13.00 to $16.00 in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $15.00.
Shares of BRF (BRFS) traded down $0.54 during trading on Thursday, hitting $10.90. The stock had a trading volume of 5,492,908 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,025,384. BRF has a one year low of $10.60 and a one year high of $15.50. The company has a current ratio of 1.52, a quick ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.46.
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BRF SA is a multinational Brazilian company that owns a diverse portfolio of products and is a producer of foods. The Company’s segments include Brazil, Latin America (LATAM), Europe, Middle East and North of Africa (MENA), Asia, Africa and Other Segments. These segments include sales of all distribution channels and operations subdivided in to poultry, pork and other, processed, and other sales.
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