The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) Director Richard Dean Hollis purchased 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 10th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $35.27 per share, for a total transaction of $352,700.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 10,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $352,700. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Shares of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ HAIN) opened at $36.73 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $3,830.00, a P/E ratio of 27.57, a PEG ratio of 1.67 and a beta of 1.21. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a current ratio of 2.50. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $31.01 and a fifty-two week high of $45.61.

The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $708.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $697.39 million. The Hain Celestial Group had a return on equity of 8.03% and a net margin of 2.73%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.14 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. will post 1.67 EPS for the current year.

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HAIN has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Wells Fargo & Company reaffirmed a “market perform” rating and issued a $42.00 price target on shares of The Hain Celestial Group in a research report on Saturday, September 30th. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc cut shares of The Hain Celestial Group from a “positive” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. BidaskClub cut shares of The Hain Celestial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Royal Bank Of Canada increased their target price on shares of The Hain Celestial Group from $39.00 to $41.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 30th. Finally, Loop Capital assumed coverage on shares of The Hain Celestial Group in a research note on Monday, July 31st. They issued a “hold” rating and a $46.00 target price for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $41.29.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Griffin Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of The Hain Celestial Group during the third quarter worth approximately $1,221,000. California Public Employees Retirement System increased its holdings in shares of The Hain Celestial Group by 7.8% during the third quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 183,741 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,561,000 after buying an additional 13,341 shares in the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC increased its holdings in shares of The Hain Celestial Group by 10.2% during the third quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 77,236 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,178,000 after buying an additional 7,158 shares in the last quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. increased its holdings in shares of The Hain Celestial Group by 104.2% in the third quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. now owns 1,752,500 shares of the company’s stock valued at $72,115,000 after purchasing an additional 894,300 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC increased its holdings in shares of The Hain Celestial Group by 130.8% in the third quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 21,404 shares of the company’s stock valued at $881,000 after purchasing an additional 12,130 shares in the last quarter. 89.04% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

The Hain Celestial Group Company Profile

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc is an organic and natural products company. The Company and its subsidiaries manufacture, market, distribute and sell organic and natural products under brand names which are sold as better-for-you products. The Company’s segments include United States, United Kingdom, Hain Pure Protein and Rest of World.

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