Cranswick plc (LON:CWK) insider Mark Bottomley acquired 618 shares of Cranswick stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 17th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 3,213 ($43.57) per share, with a total value of £19,856.34 ($26,927.50).

Cranswick plc (LON CWK) opened at GBX 3,170 ($42.99) on Monday. The company has a market cap of $1,610.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,419.85. Cranswick plc has a 1-year low of GBX 2,226 ($30.19) and a 1-year high of GBX 3,497.81 ($47.43).

Cranswick (LON:CWK) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November 28th. The company reported GBX 70 ($0.95) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 67.20 ($0.91) by GBX 2.80 ($0.04). The business had revenue of £714.60 million for the quarter. Cranswick had a net margin of 4.98% and a return on equity of 16.34%.

The firm also recently announced 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. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.48%.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Liberum Capital restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 3,300 ($44.75) price objective on shares of Cranswick in a research report on Monday, January 15th. Numis Securities upgraded shares of Cranswick to an “add” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from GBX 2,870 ($38.92) to GBX 3,350 ($45.43) in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Berenberg Bank boosted their price objective on shares of Cranswick from GBX 3,225 ($43.73) to GBX 3,450 ($46.79) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 15th. Shore Capital restated a “house stock” rating on shares of Cranswick in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Finally, Whitman Howard restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,700 ($36.62) price objective on shares of Cranswick in a research report on Friday, September 29th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,945 ($39.94).

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About Cranswick

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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