Beyond Meat (BYND - Free Report) closed the most recent trading day at $151.66, moving -1.74% from the previous trading session. This move lagged the S&P 500's daily loss of 0.53%. Elsewhere, the Dow lost 0.26%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 1.13%.
Prior to today's trading, shares of the plant-based meat company had lost 6.73% over the past month. This has lagged the Consumer Staples sector's gain of 1.09% and the S&P 500's gain of 3.59% in that time.
BYND will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release.
Investors might also notice recent changes to analyst estimates for BYND. These revisions typically reflect the latest short-term business trends, which can change frequently. As such, positive estimate revisions reflect analyst optimism about the company's business and profitability.
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The Food - Miscellaneous industry is part of the Consumer Staples sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 206, which puts it in the bottom 20% of all 250+ industries.
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