Zacks: Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD.B) Given $11.00 Average Price Target by Analysts

Shares of Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD.B) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.67 (Buy) from the three analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have given a strong buy recommendation to the company.

Analysts have set a 1-year consensus target price of $11.00 for the company and are forecasting that the company will post $0.23 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Crawford & Company an industry rank of 70 out of 255 based on the ratings given to related companies.

CRD.B has been the topic of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Crawford & Company from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 7th. ValuEngine raised Crawford & Company from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 14th.

CRD.B traded up $0.11 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $9.21. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 10,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 14,433. The company has a current ratio of 1.31, a quick ratio of 1.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.40. The firm has a market cap of $486.07 million, a P/E ratio of 11.66 and a beta of 1.04. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $10.03 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $9.62. Crawford & Company has a 52-week low of $8.00 and a 52-week high of $10.79.

Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD.B) last issued its earnings results on Monday, November 4th. The business services provider reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.01. Crawford & Company had a return on equity of 28.60% and a net margin of 2.98%. The business had revenue of $254.68 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $258.48 million. On average, equities analysts expect that Crawford & Company will post 0.73 EPS for the current year.

Crawford & Company Company Profile

Crawford & Company provides claims management and outsourcing solutions to the risk management and insurance industry, and self-insured entities. The company's Crawford Claims Solutions segment offers claims management services related to property, casualty, and catastrophe losses caused by physical damage to commercial and residential real properties, and personal properties, as well as marine losses.

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