Media coverage about RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. RiceBran Technologies earned a news sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.1602678998582 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of RiceBran Technologies (RIBT) traded down $0.01 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $1.49. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 87,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 52,760. RiceBran Technologies has a 12 month low of $0.69 and a 12 month high of $1.55.

RIBT has been the subject of several analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded RiceBran Technologies from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, September 15th. Maxim Group restated a “hold” rating on shares of RiceBran Technologies in a report on Friday, November 10th.

In related news, CFO Brent Robert Rystrom bought 31,155 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $1.36 per share, for a total transaction of $42,370.80. Following the acquisition, the chief financial officer now directly owns 16,054 shares in the company, valued at $21,833.44. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Over the last 90 days, insiders acquired 70,155 shares of company stock valued at $98,729. 11.56% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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RiceBran Technologies Company Profile

RiceBran Technologies is a human food ingredient, functional food ingredient, packaged functional food and animal nutrition company. The Company is focused on processing and marketing of nutrient dense products derived from raw rice, an underutilized by-product of the rice milling industry. The Company has two operating segments.

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