Croda International (LON:CRDA) had its price objective hoisted by Deutsche Bank from GBX 4,000 ($55.26) to GBX 4,300 ($59.41) in a report issued on Thursday morning. Deutsche Bank currently has a hold rating on the stock.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Berenberg Bank raised Croda International to a buy rating and raised 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. Barclays raised their price target on Croda International from GBX 4,700 ($64.94) to GBX 4,900 ($67.70) and gave the company an overweight rating in a report on Wednesday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price target on Croda International from GBX 3,800 ($52.50) to GBX 4,225 ($58.37) and gave the company an overweight rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Credit Suisse Group raised their price target on Croda International from GBX 3,400 ($46.97) to GBX 3,600 ($49.74) and gave the company an underperform rating in a report on Wednesday. Finally, Liberum Capital reissued a hold rating and set a GBX 4,300 ($59.41) price target on shares of Croda International in a report on Monday, February 26th. One 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. Croda International currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 4,317 ($59.64).

Shares of Croda International (LON CRDA) opened at GBX 4,456 ($61.56) on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $5,850.00 and a PE ratio of 2,489.39. Croda International has a twelve month low of GBX 3,442 ($47.55) and a twelve month high of GBX 4,646.12 ($64.19).

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

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

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Croda International Company Profile

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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