Dallas, Texas 05/08/2014 (FINANCIALSTRENDS) – Darling International Inc. (NYSE:DAR) announced a name change to Darling Ingredients Inc. just a day ahead of the scheduled release of the company’s first quarter 2014 financial results. The change in the company’s corporate name will not affect its symbol, and it will continue to trade on the NYSE as DAR.
Darling CEO Randall Stuewe Announces Change in Name
Darling Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Randall Stuewe said that, “We are excited to announce our corporate name change, reflecting the pivotal transformation of the Darling brand.”
Darling is one of the world’s leading companies for converting edible/non-edible bio-nutrient streams into sustainable natural ingredients and specialty products for customers in various fields including the food, pet food and feed sectors, in addition to non-food sectors such as energy, fertilizer, pharmaceutical and tech industries.
“Our new name, Darling Ingredients Inc., better reflects our global presence and focus on creating sustainable food, feed and fuel ingredients for a growing population,” added Stuewe.
Darling International First Quarter 2014 Earnings Report
Darling Ingredients (formerly Darling International) is scheduled to release its first quarter earnings report after the market closes on Thursday, May 8, 2014. The conference call and webcast to discuss the first quarter results will be held at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time on Friday, May 9, 2014. Stuewe and CFO Colin Stevenson will be hosting the call. The live and archived webcast can be accessed though’s the investor section on the company’s website.
Analysts expect Darling to report an EPS of $0.28, just a cent higher than the $0.27 EPS the company reported last year for the same quarter. Analyst consensus for the company’s quarterly revenue is $973.44 million, which is 118.50% higher than the $445.42 million in revenue that Darling reported in the first quarter of 2013.