Shares of Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have issued a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 3,681.85 ($48.41).
A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 3,600 ($47.33) target price on shares of Croda International Plc in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 3,800 ($49.96) target price on shares of Croda International Plc in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. Berenberg Bank reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 3,750 ($49.30) target price on shares of Croda International Plc in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. UBS AG assumed coverage on Croda International Plc in a research note on Monday, August 21st. They issued a “buy” rating and a GBX 4,200 ($55.22) target price on the stock. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd increased their target price on Croda International Plc from GBX 3,850 ($50.62) to GBX 3,920 ($51.54) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 20th.
Shares of Croda International Plc (LON CRDA) traded down 0.36% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 3877.00. 229,761 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock’s market cap is GBX 5.03 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 3,824.24 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 3,811.95. Croda International Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 3,066.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 4,025.00.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st were given a dividend of GBX 35 ($0.46) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.93%.
About Croda International Plc
Croda International Plc creates, makes and sells specialty chemicals. It operates through four segments. 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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