Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) had its price objective upped by research analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from GBX 3,200 ($39.60) to GBX 3,500 ($43.32) in a report issued on Thursday. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. Credit Suisse Group AG’s target price would suggest a potential downside of 4.19% from the stock’s current price.

CRDA has been the topic of several other research reports. BNP Paribas increased their target price on shares of Croda International Plc from GBX 2,700 ($33.42) to GBX 3,000 ($37.13) and gave the company an “underperform” rating in a research note on Friday, September 16th. Deutsche Bank AG increased their target price on shares of Croda International Plc from GBX 3,400 ($42.08) to GBX 3,600 ($44.55) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 29th. Jefferies Group increased their target price on shares of Croda International Plc from GBX 3,500 ($43.32) to GBX 3,800 ($47.03) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Societe Generale reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 3,300 ($40.84) target price on shares of Croda International Plc in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd increased their target price on shares of Croda International Plc from GBX 2,990 ($37.00) to GBX 3,236 ($40.05) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 3,284.29 ($40.65).

Analyst Recommendations for Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA)

Shares of Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) traded up 0.19% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 3660.00. 187,764 shares of the stock were exchanged. Croda International Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 2,635.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 3,669.00. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 3,419.50 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 3,197.23.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 4th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 8th were given a dividend of GBX 32.75 ($0.41) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.99%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 8th.

Croda International Plc Company Profile

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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