HSBC reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Croda International (LON:CRDA) in a research report released on Thursday.

Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Deutsche Bank increased their price objective on 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. Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a neutral rating on shares of Croda International in a report on Monday. UBS Group reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 5,400 ($70.56) price objective (down from GBX 5,450 ($71.21)) on shares of Croda International in a report on Friday, November 2nd. Liberum Capital reiterated a hold rating on shares of Croda International in a report on Wednesday, October 3rd. Finally, Citigroup upgraded Croda International to a neutral rating in a report on Wednesday, September 26th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 4,781.25 ($62.48).

Shares of LON:CRDA traded down GBX 43 ($0.56) during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 4,693 ($61.32). 154,780 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 455,652. Croda International has a one year low of GBX 3,461 ($45.22) and a one year high of GBX 4,668 ($61.00).

Croda International Company Profile

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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