Headlines about RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. RiceBran Technologies earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.108424616579 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. Maxim Group restated a “hold” rating on shares of RiceBran Technologies in a report on Friday, November 10th. ValuEngine upgraded RiceBran Technologies from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, September 15th.

RiceBran Technologies (RIBT) traded up $0.02 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $1.48. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 97,780 shares, compared to its average volume of 124,917. RiceBran Technologies has a 52 week low of $0.69 and a 52 week high of $1.55. The stock has a market cap of $24.65, a P/E ratio of -5.10 and a beta of 0.93.

In other RiceBran Technologies news, CFO Brent Robert Rystrom acquired 31,155 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 6th. The shares were 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 of the company’s stock, valued at $21,833.44. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders have acquired a total of 70,155 shares of company stock worth $98,729 over the last 90 days. 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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