S&W Seed (SANW) Receives “Buy” Rating from B. Riley
S&W Seed (NASDAQ:SANW)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities research analysts at B. Riley in a report released on Monday. They currently have a $6.50 price objective on the stock. B. Riley’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 103.13% from the company’s current price.
Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on SANW. ValuEngine upgraded shares of S&W Seed from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Craig Hallum cut shares of S&W Seed from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and decreased their target price for the company from $8.00 to $4.00 in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. S&W Seed currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $5.13.
S&W Seed (NASDAQ SANW) traded down $0.05 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $3.20. 43,800 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 69,224. The company has a current ratio of 1.16, a quick ratio of 0.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02. S&W Seed has a fifty-two week low of $2.90 and a fifty-two week high of $5.20.
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Neuberger Berman Group LLC acquired a new position in S&W Seed during the second quarter worth $210,000. B. Riley Financial Inc. raised its position in S&W Seed by 63.1% during the second quarter. B. Riley Financial Inc. now owns 158,054 shares of the company’s stock worth $656,000 after acquiring an additional 61,121 shares during the period. Old West Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in S&W Seed during the third quarter worth $824,000. Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc. raised its position in S&W Seed by 10.9% during the second quarter. Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc. now owns 585,857 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,431,000 after acquiring an additional 57,679 shares during the period. Finally, Kennedy Capital Management Inc. raised its position in shares of S&W Seed by 5.5% in the second quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. now owns 873,443 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,625,000 after buying an additional 45,248 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 61.98% of the company’s stock.
About S&W Seed
S&W Seed Company (S&W) is a global agricultural company. The Company focuses on the breeding, production and sale of alfalfa seed. In addition to its primary activities in alfalfa seed, it also offers hybrid sorghum and sunflower seed germplasm. As of June 30, 2016, the Company sold its alfalfa seed varieties in more than 30 countries across the globe.
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