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What Are Analysts Saying about Ingredion before 2Q16 Results?


Jul. 22 2016, Updated 1:05 p.m. ET

Analyst recommendations

As of July 15, 2016, Ingredion (INGR) was trading at $130.90. Analyst recommendations remained the same with an update in its target price since its 1Q16 earnings results. Nearly 50% of analysts still rate Ingredion a “buy.” Around 38% rate it a “hold,” and 12% rate it a “sell.”

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Target prices

The average broker target price for Ingredion has increased 5%, from $119 to $125.17. The stock already beat estimates by 6% as of July 15, 2016, closing at $132.84.

In comparison, target prices and return potential for its peers are as follows:

  • Kellogg (K): target price of $78.20; beat estimates by 10%
  • Archer-Daniels Midland (ADM): target price of $43.11; beat estimates by 2%
  • General Mills (GIS): target price of $69; beat estimates by 4%

Kellogg is part of the PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend ETF (SPHD) and the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility ETF (SPLV).

Ingredion’s individual recommendations

On the higher side, Jefferies has given Ingredion a target price of $147. That implies a return potential of 11% compared to its current trading price. Jefferies rates the stock a “strong buy.”

Ingredion is currently trading at 2% higher than the target price of $130 given by Stephens and Credit Suisse. Both firms rate the stock a “strong buy.”

On the lower side, Goldman Sachs has given Ingredion a target price of $94. That’s nearly 29% lower than the stock’s closing price of $132.84 on July 15, 2016. It rated Ingredion a “strong sell.”

BB&T Capital Markets and Morningstar didn’t provide target prices. They both rated Ingredion a “hold.”

In the next part, we’ll analyze Ingredion’s moving averages.


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