Analysts Anticipate Crawford & Company (CRD.B) to Post $0.18 Earnings Per Share

Shares of Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD.B) have received an average broker rating score of 1.33 (Strong Buy) from the three analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company.

Brokerages have set a one year consensus price objective of $13.00 for the company and are expecting that the company will post $0.18 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Crawford & Company an industry rank of 187 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.

CRD.B has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Crawford & Company from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. ValuEngine upgraded Crawford & Company from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st.

Shares of Crawford & Company (CRD.B) traded down $0.13 during trading on Monday, hitting $9.13. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 60,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 33,677. Crawford & Company has a 12 month low of $8.22 and a 12 month high of $12.58. The company has a market capitalization of $509.14, a P/E ratio of 14.73 and a beta of 1.75. The company has a quick ratio of 1.68, a current ratio of 1.68 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.28.

Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD.B) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The business services provider reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.22. Crawford & Company had a return on equity of 25.66% and a net margin of 3.27%. equities research analysts expect that Crawford & Company will post 0.78 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Crawford & Company Company Profile

Crawford & Company (Crawford) is an independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance and self-insured entities. The Company’s Crawford Solution offers claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for various product lines, including property and casualty claims management; workers’ compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration.

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