Press coverage about Limoneira (NASDAQ:LMNR) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Limoneira earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.932365548045 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of LMNR traded up $0.36 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $25.34. 797 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 128,901. The firm has a market capitalization of $446.67 million, a P/E ratio of 60.50, a P/E/G ratio of 2.42 and a beta of 0.85. Limoneira has a 12-month low of $19.62 and a 12-month high of $26.80. The company has a current ratio of 0.98, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69.
Limoneira (NASDAQ:LMNR) last issued its earnings results on Monday, June 11th. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $43.14 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $41.70 million. Limoneira had a net margin of 15.53% and a return on equity of 7.15%. analysts predict that Limoneira will post 0.7 earnings per share for the current year.
Several research analysts have commented on LMNR shares. ValuEngine lowered shares of Limoneira from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd. BidaskClub raised shares of Limoneira from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 3rd. TheStreet raised shares of Limoneira from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 11th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Limoneira from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 15th. Finally, Lake Street Capital lifted their price objective on shares of Limoneira to $30.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Limoneira currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $29.00.
Limoneira Company operates as an agribusiness and real estate development company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through six segments: Fresh Lemons, Lemon Packing, Avocados, Other Agribusiness, Rental Operations, and Real Estate Development. The Fresh Lemons segment markets and sells lemons directly to food service, wholesale, and retail customers.
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