Croda International Plc (CRDA) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 4,135 ($57.98).

CRDA has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 4,300 ($60.29) price target (up previously from GBX 3,500 ($49.07)) on shares of Croda International in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Credit Suisse Group upped their price target on shares of Croda International from GBX 3,350 ($46.97) to GBX 3,400 ($47.67) and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price target on shares of Croda International from GBX 4,225 ($59.24) to GBX 4,800 ($67.30) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 3,600 ($50.48) price target on shares of Croda International in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Berenberg Bank raised shares of Croda International to a “buy” rating and upped their price target for the stock from GBX 4,150 ($58.19) to GBX 5,000 ($70.11) in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd.

Shares of Croda International (LON CRDA) opened at GBX 4,318 ($60.54) on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $5,670.00 and a PE ratio of 2,665.43. Croda International has a twelve month low of GBX 3,300.30 ($46.27) and a twelve month high of GBX 4,645 ($65.13).

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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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