Croda International (LON:CRDA) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported GBX 179 ($2.47) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 173.50 ($2.40) by GBX 5.50 ($0.08), Bloomberg Earnings reports. The company had revenue of £13,731 billion during the quarter. Croda International had a net margin of 17.16% and a return on equity of 37.33%.
Croda International (LON:CRDA) opened at GBX 4,578 ($63.25) on Wednesday. Croda International has a fifty-two week low of GBX 3,339 ($46.13) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 4,645 ($64.18). The company has a market cap of $6,000.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,557.54.
Several research analysts recently commented on CRDA shares. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 4,300 ($59.41) price objective (up from GBX 3,500 ($48.36)) on shares of Croda International in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Credit Suisse Group raised their price objective on shares of Croda International from GBX 3,350 ($46.28) to GBX 3,400 ($46.97) and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price objective on shares of Croda International from GBX 4,225 ($58.37) to GBX 4,800 ($66.32) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 3,600 ($49.74) price objective on shares of Croda International in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Berenberg Bank raised shares of Croda International to a “buy” rating and raised their price objective for the stock from GBX 4,150 ($57.34) to GBX 5,000 ($69.08) in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 4,192.73 ($57.93).
Croda International Company Profile
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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