News stories about AgroFresh Solutions (NASDAQ:AGFS) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AgroFresh Solutions earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.5962794311206 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of AgroFresh Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 23rd. ValuEngine raised shares of AgroFresh Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd.
NASDAQ AGFS traded up $0.02 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $7.38. 111,373 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 160,398. AgroFresh Solutions has a 1 year low of $4.15 and a 1 year high of $9.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 1.89 and a quick ratio of 1.63.
In other news, major shareholder Dowdupont Inc. purchased 5,174 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 22nd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $7.00 per share, with a total value of $36,218.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Corporate insiders own 15.20% of the company’s stock.
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AgroFresh Solutions Company Profile
AgroFresh Solutions, Inc provides data-driven specialty solutions worldwide. The company uses 1-Methylcyclopropene technology, an ethylene action inhibitor to maintain freshness and extend the shelf life of various fresh produce. Its solutions enable growers and packers of fresh produce to preserve and enhance the freshness, quality, and value of fresh produce, including apples, pears, kiwifruit, avocados, and bananas, as well as flowers.
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