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The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN) EVP John Carroll sold 25,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $95.26, for a total transaction of $2,381,500.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 54,850 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,225,011. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN) traded up 1.82% on Tuesday, hitting $97.92. The stock had a trading volume of 719,150 shares. The Hain Celestial Group has a one year low of $72.34 and a one year high of $98.83. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $88.21 and a 200-day moving average of $89.20. The company has a market cap of $4.904 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.38.

The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 20th. The company reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $583.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $577.73 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.65 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 26.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that The Hain Celestial Group will post $3.81 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of The Hain Celestial Group in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a $106.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Argus raised their price target on shares of The Hain Celestial Group from $103.00 to $106.00 in a research note on Monday. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of The Hain Celestial Group in a research note on Friday. They now have a $114.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $109.00. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $101.75.

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc, manufactures, markets, distributes and sells natural and organic products.

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