Croda International (LON:CRDA) Earns Equal weight Rating from Barclays

Barclays restated their equal weight rating on shares of Croda International (LON:CRDA) in a report released on Monday morning, Stock Target Advisor reports.

Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. UBS Group reiterated a neutral rating on shares of Croda International in a research note on Friday, April 24th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 4,025 ($49.53) price objective on shares of Croda International in a research note on Friday, April 24th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a hold rating on shares of Croda International in a research note on Tuesday, June 30th. Liberum Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of Croda International in a research note on Wednesday, May 27th. Finally, Peel Hunt lowered shares of Croda International to a hold rating and raised their target price for the company from GBX 4,200 ($51.69) to GBX 4,650 ($57.22) in a report on Thursday, June 11th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 4,771.15 ($58.71).

Shares of Croda International stock opened at GBX 5,356 ($65.91) on Monday. Croda International has a twelve month low of GBX 48.62 ($0.60) and a twelve month high of GBX 5,332 ($65.62). The company has a quick ratio of 0.86, a current ratio of 1.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 72.48. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 5,162.88 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 4,884.16. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.73 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.17.

In related news, insider Steve Foots sold 27,243 shares of Croda International stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 5,013 ($61.69), for a total transaction of £1,365,691.59 ($1,680,644.34). Also, insider Jez K. Maiden sold 6,832 shares of Croda International stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 5,020 ($61.78), for a total transaction of £342,966.40 ($422,060.55).

Croda International Company Profile

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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