Shares of Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve analysts that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 4,857.14 ($63.47).
CRDA has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. HSBC restated a “buy” rating on shares of Croda International in a report on Tuesday, January 8th. UBS Group restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 5,400 ($70.56) target price (down from GBX 5,450 ($71.21)) on shares of Croda International in a report on Friday, November 2nd. Liberum Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of Croda International in a report on Thursday, November 1st. Deutsche Bank boosted their target price on shares of Croda International from GBX 4,600 ($60.11) to GBX 4,800 ($62.72) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 2nd. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group lowered their target price on shares of Croda International from GBX 4,920 ($64.29) to GBX 4,875 ($63.70) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, November 27th.
Shares of LON CRDA traded up GBX 42 ($0.55) during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 4,909 ($64.14). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 133,939 shares, compared to its average volume of 455,652. Croda International has a fifty-two week low of GBX 3,461 ($45.22) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 4,668 ($61.00).
About Croda International
Croda International Plc creates, makes, and sells specialty chemicals in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, the Asia Pacific, and Latin America. It operates in four segments: Personal Care, Life Sciences, Performance Technologies, and Industrial Chemicals. The company offers adhesives; crop protection additives and adjuvants, specialty additives for agricultural films, and seed enhancement and animal health chemicals; lubricant additives, specialty additives for plastics, coatings and polymers, advanced materials, and vehicle cleaning chemicals; and specialty ingredients for skin care, hair care, sun care, self-tanning, color cosmetics, body care, bath and shower, deodorants, anti-perspirants, depilatories, men's grooming, oral hygiene, and baby care applications.
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