Cranswick (CWK) Given “Hold” Rating at Liberum Capital
Liberum Capital reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Cranswick (LON:CWK) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 3,300 ($44.41) price objective on the stock.
A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on CWK. Whitman Howard reiterated a hold rating and issued a GBX 2,700 ($36.34) target price on shares of Cranswick in a report on Friday, September 29th. Shore Capital restated a house stock rating on shares of Cranswick in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. Numis Securities upgraded Cranswick to an add rating and boosted their price objective for the company from GBX 2,870 ($38.63) to GBX 3,350 ($45.09) in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. Finally, Berenberg Bank restated a buy rating and set a GBX 3,225 ($43.41) price objective on shares of Cranswick in a report on Friday, September 15th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Cranswick currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 2,912.86 ($39.20).
Cranswick (CWK) traded down GBX 28 ($0.38) during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting GBX 3,096 ($41.67). The stock had a trading volume of 86,898 shares, compared to its average volume of 68,734. Cranswick has a 12-month low of GBX 2,148 ($28.91) and a 12-month high of GBX 3,361 ($45.24).
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 7th will be issued a GBX 15.10 ($0.20) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.48%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 7th.
In other Cranswick news, insider Mark Bottomley purchased 28 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 20th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 2,787 ($37.51) per share, for a total transaction of £780.36 ($1,050.28).
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Cranswick plc is a supplier of food products. The Company operates through Foods segment, which is engaged in the manufacture and supply of food products to the United Kingdom grocery retailers, the food service sector and other food producers. The Company provides a range of pork, gourmet sausages, cooked meats, cooked poultry, charcuterie, hand-cured and air-dried bacon, gourmet pastry products and sandwiches through retail, food servicing and manufacturing channels.
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