Shares of Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the fourteen ratings firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have given a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 3,653.38 ($47.71).

CRDA has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 3,300 ($43.09) price target on shares of Croda International Plc in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th. J P Morgan Chase & Co boosted their price target on shares of Croda International Plc from GBX 3,600 ($47.01) to GBX 3,800 ($49.62) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their price target on shares of Croda International Plc from GBX 3,400 ($44.40) to GBX 3,500 ($45.70) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. Liberum Capital restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 3,500 ($45.70) price target on shares of Croda International Plc in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 3,850 ($50.27) price target on shares of Croda International Plc in a research report on Thursday, April 27th.

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Croda International Plc (CRDA) opened at 3844.00 on Monday. The company has a 50 day moving average of GBX 3,920.11 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 3,656.16. Croda International Plc has a one year low of GBX 3,066.00 and a one year high of GBX 4,025.00.

In other Croda International Plc news, insider Steve Foots sold 9,749 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,934 ($51.37), for a total value of £383,525.66 ($500,817.00). Insiders acquired a total of 12 shares of company stock worth $46,596 over the last quarter.

About Croda International Plc

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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