Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Croda International Plc (LON:CRDAGet Free Report) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the six research firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have issued a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 6,420 ($78.84).

A number of brokerages recently commented on CRDA. Berenberg Bank reduced their price objective on shares of Croda International from GBX 6,800 ($83.51) to GBX 5,000 ($61.40) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reduced their price target on Croda International from GBX 5,600 ($68.77) to GBX 5,200 ($63.86) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, September 28th.

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Croda International Stock Down 1.8 %

Shares of LON:CRDA opened at GBX 4,579 ($56.23) on Friday. Croda International has a fifty-two week low of GBX 46.33 ($0.57) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 7,270 ($89.28). The company has a quick ratio of 2.25, a current ratio of 3.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 31.31. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is GBX 4,599.32 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 5,398.76. The company has a market cap of £6.39 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3,294.24, a PEG ratio of 84.48 and a beta of 0.70.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other news, insider Tom Brophy purchased 384 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 11th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 5,158 ($63.34) per share, for a total transaction of £19,806.72 ($24,323.62). Over the last 90 days, insiders have purchased 390 shares of company stock valued at $2,007,687. Corporate insiders own 0.96% of the company’s stock.

Croda International Company Profile

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Croda International Plc engages in fragrances, flavours, and seed enhancement businesses in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Asia, and Latin America. It operates through Consumer Care, Life Sciences, and Industrial Specialties segments. The company offers fabric care, hard surface cleaning, air care and dishwashing, bio-based, beauty, and personal care related products.

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