Croda International (LON:CRDA) Share Price Crosses Above 200 Day Moving Average of $4,882.59

Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA)’s share price passed above its two hundred day moving average during trading on Monday . The stock has a two hundred day moving average of $4,882.59 and traded as high as $5,035.00. Croda International shares last traded at $4,976.00, with a volume of 172,961 shares changing hands.

CRDA has been the topic of a number of research reports. Jefferies Financial Group restated a “hold” rating on shares of Croda International in a report on Wednesday, November 20th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 4,000 ($52.27) target price on shares of Croda International in a report on Monday, September 2nd. Morgan Stanley reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 5,275 ($68.93) target price on shares of Croda International in a report on Tuesday, October 1st. UBS Group reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 5,100 ($66.64) target price on shares of Croda International in a report on Monday, November 25th. Finally, Liberum Capital lowered Croda International to a “hold” rating and dropped their target price for the stock from GBX 4,500 ($58.80) to GBX 4,400 ($57.49) in a report on Monday, November 18th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 4,925 ($64.35).

The company has a market capitalization of $6.43 billion and a P/E ratio of 27.19. The company has a current ratio of 1.74, a quick ratio of 0.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 78.01. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 4,804.36 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 4,882.59.

In related news, insider Tom Brophy sold 682 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, November 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 4,810 ($62.85), for a total value of £32,804.20 ($42,864.50).

About Croda International (LON:CRDA)

Croda International Plc creates, makes, and sells specialty chemicals in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Asia, and Latin America. The company operates in four segments: Personal Care, Life Sciences, Performance Technologies, and Industrial Chemicals. It offers adhesives; crop protection additives and adjuvants, seed enhancement and animal health chemicals, chemical bio-stimulants, and specialty additives for agricultural films; and lubricant additives, coatings and polymers, vehicle cleaning chemicals, and products for automotive textiles and fibers, as well as specialty additives for plastics, and battery and catalyst industries.

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