Cranswick (LON: CWK) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 12/4/2017 – Cranswick had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 3,300 ($44.41) price target on the stock.
  • 11/28/2017 – Cranswick had its “house stock” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 11/28/2017 – Cranswick was upgraded by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd to an “add” rating. They now have a GBX 3,350 ($45.09) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 2,870 ($38.63).
  • 11/28/2017 – Cranswick had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 2,990 ($40.24) price target on the stock.
  • 10/30/2017 – Cranswick had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 2,990 ($40.24) price target on the stock.
  • 10/9/2017 – Cranswick had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 2,990 ($40.24) price target on the stock.

Cranswick plc (LON:CWK) traded down GBX 28 ($0.38) during trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 3,096 ($41.67). The company had a trading volume of 86,898 shares, compared to its average volume of 68,734. Cranswick plc has a 12-month low of GBX 2,148 ($28.91) and a 12-month high of GBX 3,361 ($45.24).

Cranswick (LON:CWK) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 28th. The company reported GBX 70 ($0.94) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 67.20 ($0.90) by GBX 2.80 ($0.04). Cranswick had a return on equity of 15.21% and a net margin of 4.68%. The firm had revenue of £714.60 million during the quarter.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 7th will be issued a dividend of GBX 15.10 ($0.20) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.48%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 7th.

In other news, insider Mark Bottomley bought 28 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 20th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 2,787 ($37.51) per share, with a total value of £780.36 ($1,050.28).

Cranswick plc is a supplier of food products. The Company operates through Foods segment, which is engaged in the manufacture and supply of food products to the United Kingdom grocery retailers, the food service sector and other food producers. The Company provides a range of pork, gourmet sausages, cooked meats, cooked poultry, charcuterie, hand-cured and air-dried bacon, gourmet pastry products and sandwiches through retail, food servicing and manufacturing channels.

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