Croda International (LON:CRDA) had its price objective hoisted by Barclays from GBX 4,700 ($64.94) to GBX 4,900 ($67.70) in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. They currently have an overweight rating on the stock.

Several other research firms also recently commented on CRDA. Liberum Capital reissued a hold rating and issued a GBX 4,300 ($59.41) target price on shares of Croda International in a report on Monday, February 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their target price on Croda International from GBX 4,225 ($58.37) to GBX 4,800 ($66.32) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. Berenberg Bank raised Croda International to a buy rating and upped their price target for the company from GBX 4,150 ($57.34) to GBX 5,000 ($69.08) in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Jefferies Group downgraded Croda International to a hold rating and upped their price target for the company from GBX 4,500 ($62.17) to GBX 4,700 ($64.94) in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group upped their price target on Croda International from GBX 3,350 ($46.28) to GBX 3,400 ($46.97) and gave the company an underperform rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 4,317 ($59.64).

Shares of Croda International (LON CRDA) opened at GBX 4,456 ($61.56) on Wednesday. Croda International has a 1-year low of GBX 3,442 ($47.55) and a 1-year high of GBX 4,646.12 ($64.19). The company has a market capitalization of $5,850.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,489.39.

Croda International (LON:CRDA) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, February 27th. The company reported GBX 179 ($2.47) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 173.50 ($2.40) by GBX 5.50 ($0.08). Croda International had a return on equity of 37.33% and a net margin of 17.16%. The business had revenue of GBX 137.31 billion for the quarter.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 19th will be issued a dividend of GBX 46 ($0.64) per share. This is an increase from Croda International’s previous dividend of $35.00. This represents a dividend yield of 1%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 19th.

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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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