Croda International (LON:CRDA) had its price objective boosted by Goldman Sachs Group from GBX 4,905 ($64.09) to GBX 5,000 ($65.33) in a research note released on Monday, February 4th. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.
Several other research firms have also issued reports on CRDA. HSBC restated a buy rating on shares of Croda International in a research report on Thursday, December 13th. Barclays upped their price target on shares of Croda International from GBX 4,850 ($63.37) to GBX 5,300 ($69.25) and gave the company an overweight rating in a research report on Friday, December 7th. Deutsche Bank restated a hold rating on shares of Croda International in a research report on Friday, November 2nd. Credit Suisse Group upped their price objective on shares of Croda International from GBX 3,600 ($47.04) to GBX 3,900 ($50.96) and gave the company an underperform rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 9th. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Croda International in a research note on Thursday, November 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 4,840 ($63.24).
LON CRDA traded up GBX 77 ($1.01) during trading on Monday, hitting GBX 4,888 ($63.87). 347,259 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 455,652. Croda International has a 12-month low of GBX 3,461 ($45.22) and a 12-month high of GBX 4,668 ($61.00).
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 11th will be paid a GBX 164 ($2.14) dividend. This is an increase from Croda International’s previous dividend of $38.00. This represents a yield of 3.24%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 11th.
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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