Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages
Shares of Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the sixteen analysts that are presently covering the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 3,262.86 ($42.59).
Several brokerages recently weighed in on CRDA. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price objective on Croda International Plc from GBX 3,400 ($44.38) to GBX 3,600 ($46.99) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday. Numis Securities Ltd lifted their price objective on Croda International Plc from GBX 3,236 ($42.24) to GBX 3,419 ($44.63) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, August 1st. Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 2,931 ($38.26) price objective on shares of Croda International Plc in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Jefferies Group raised their target price on Croda International Plc from GBX 3,500 ($45.69) to GBX 3,800 ($49.60) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Finally, BNP Paribas raised their target price on Croda International Plc from GBX 2,700 ($35.24) to GBX 3,000 ($39.16) and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a research note on Friday, September 16th.
Shares of Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) traded up 2.27% on Monday, reaching GBX 3563.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 556,756 shares. Croda International Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 2,635.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 3,566.00. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 3,369.59 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 3,165.07.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 4th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 8th will be issued a dividend of GBX 32.75 ($0.43) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.99%.
About Croda International Plc
Croda International Plc is engaged in creating, making and selling specialty chemicals. The Company’s segments include Personal Care, Life Sciences, Performance Technologies and Industrial Chemicals. The Personal Care segment focuses on ingredients for skin, hair, sun and color cosmetic products. Its portfolio includes anti-ageing ingredients for skin, conditioning agents for hair care and metal oxides for ultraviolet (UV) filters.
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