Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) insider Tom Brophy bought 4 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 10th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 3,663 ($45.33) per share, with a total value of £146.52 ($181.34).
Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) opened at 3664.00 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 3,427.86 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 3,200.49. Croda International Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 2,635.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 3,669.00.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 4th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 8th were paid a dividend of GBX 32.75 ($0.41) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.99%.
CRDA has been the subject of a number of research reports. Jefferies Group upgraded shares of Croda International Plc to a “buy” rating and increased their target price for the stock from GBX 3,200 ($39.60) to GBX 3,500 ($43.32) in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th. Deutsche Bank AG increased their target price on shares of Croda International Plc from GBX 3,400 ($42.08) to GBX 3,600 ($44.55) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 29th. Morgan Stanley reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 3,380 ($41.83) target price on shares of Croda International Plc in a research report on Friday, July 1st. Numis Securities Ltd increased their price target on shares of Croda International Plc from GBX 2,990 ($37.00) to GBX 3,236 ($40.05) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 5th. Finally, BNP Paribas reissued an “underperform” rating and issued a GBX 2,700 ($33.42) price target on shares of Croda International Plc in a report on Thursday, September 1st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 3,284.29 ($40.65).
About Croda International Plc
Croda International Plc is engaged in creating, making and selling specialty chemicals. The Company’s segments include Personal Care, Life Sciences, Performance Technologies and Industrial Chemicals. 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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