Croda International plc (LON:CRDA) insider Tom Brophy bought 4 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 11th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 4,261 ($57.35) per share, for a total transaction of £170.44 ($229.39).

Shares of Croda International plc (LON:CRDA) traded down GBX 10 ($0.13) on Tuesday, reaching GBX 4,241 ($57.08). 280,364 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 386,672. Croda International plc has a 52-week low of GBX 3,073 ($41.36) and a 52-week high of GBX 4,367 ($58.78).

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on CRDA shares. UBS started coverage on shares of Croda International in a research report on Monday, August 21st. They issued a “buy” rating and a GBX 4,200 ($56.53) target price for the company. Liberum Capital restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 4,300 ($57.87) price objective on shares of Croda International in a research report on Monday, November 20th. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 3,800 ($51.14) price objective on shares of Croda International in a research report on Thursday, September 21st. Credit Suisse Group raised their price objective on shares of Croda International from GBX 3,350 ($45.09) to GBX 3,400 ($45.76) and gave the company an “underperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Deutsche Bank restated a “hold” rating on shares of Croda International in a research report on Thursday, August 24th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Croda International currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 3,854.09 ($51.87).

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About Croda International

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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