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Research analysts at Numis Securities Ltd dropped their price objective on shares of Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) from GBX 2,554 ($43.46) to GBX 2,248 ($38.26) in a report released on Wednesday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 2.74% from the stock’s previous close.

Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) traded down 3.75% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 2106.00. 937,957 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Croda International Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 2095.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 2761.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2504.42 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 2469.61. The company’s market cap is £2.837 billion.

CRDA has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Citigroup Inc. cut their price target on shares of Croda International Plc from GBX 2,100 ($35.74) to GBX 1,900 ($32.33) in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a “sell” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Liberum Capital downgraded shares of Croda International Plc to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a GBX 2,000 ($34.04) price target on the stock, down previously from GBX 2,500 ($42.55). Finally, analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Croda International Plc in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a GBX 2,800 ($47.65) price target on the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,578.71 ($43.89).

Croda International Plc is a marketing and technology company that produces and sells speciality chemicals.

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