Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD.B) has been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.33 (Strong Buy) from the three brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company.
Brokerages have set a 1-year consensus target price of $11.00 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.16 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Crawford & Company an industry rank of 139 out of 255 based on the ratings given to related companies.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Crawford & Company from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 8th.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 28th were given a dividend of $0.05 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, February 27th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.97%. Crawford & Company’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 25.32%.
Crawford & Company Company Profile
Crawford & Company provides claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities worldwide. The company operates through four segments: U.S. Services, International, Broadspire, and Garden City Group. It offers Crawford Solution, which provides integrated claim, business process outsourcing, and consulting services for various product lines, such as property and casualty claims management, workers' compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration.
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