Media coverage about S&W Seed (NASDAQ:SANW) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. S&W Seed earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 44.9020617756373 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

S&W Seed (NASDAQ SANW) opened at $3.65 on Monday. S&W Seed has a fifty-two week low of $2.90 and a fifty-two week high of $5.20. The firm has a market capitalization of $75.89, a price-to-earnings ratio of -6.40 and a beta of -0.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02, a current ratio of 1.16 and a quick ratio of 0.36.

S&W Seed (NASDAQ:SANW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported ($0.13) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.11) by ($0.02). The company had revenue of $10.71 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.75 million. S&W Seed had a negative return on equity of 4.03% and a negative net margin of 14.12%. equities analysts forecast that S&W Seed will post -0.07 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on SANW shares. B. Riley reduced their target price on S&W Seed from $8.00 to $6.50 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. Craig Hallum cut S&W Seed from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and reduced their target price for the company from $8.00 to $4.00 in a report on Friday, September 15th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded S&W Seed from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $5.13.

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S&W Seed Company Profile

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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