Press coverage about BRF (NYSE:BRFS) has trended negative on Saturday, according to AlphaOne. The research group, a service of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BRF earned a daily sentiment score of -0.39 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 50 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for BRF (NYSE:BRFS)

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of BRF from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday. Bank of America Corporation reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of BRF in a research note on Thursday, May 25th. Barclays PLC assumed coverage on shares of BRF in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $14.00 price target on the stock. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of BRF from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. BRF has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $14.00.

BRF (BRFS) opened at 12.32 on Friday. BRF has a 1-year low of $10.60 and a 1-year high of $18.12. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $13.18 and its 200-day moving average is $13.43. The stock’s market cap is $9.84 billion.

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About BRF

BRF SA is a multinational Brazilian company that owns a diverse portfolio of products and is a producer of foods. The Company’s segments include Brazil, Latin America (LATAM), Europe, Middle East and North of Africa (MENA), Asia, Africa and Other Segments. These segments include sales of all distribution channels and operations subdivided in to poultry, pork and other, processed, and other sales.

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