Croda International (LON:CRDA)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by Deutsche Bank in a report issued on Friday.
Several other research analysts also recently commented on CRDA. Berenberg Bank lifted their target price on Croda International from GBX 5,050 ($65.99) to GBX 5,300 ($69.25) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 26th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Croda International in a research note on Thursday. UBS Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 5,450 ($71.21) target price (up from GBX 5,100 ($66.64)) on shares of Croda International in a research note on Thursday, July 26th. Numis Securities lifted their target price on Croda International from GBX 4,300 ($56.19) to GBX 4,700 ($61.41) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 26th. Finally, Citigroup upgraded Croda International to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 26th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 4,736.36 ($61.89).
Shares of LON CRDA opened at GBX 4,832 ($63.14) on Friday. Croda International has a 12 month low of GBX 3,461 ($45.22) and a 12 month high of GBX 4,668 ($61.00).
In other news, insider Tom Brophy purchased 55 shares of Croda International stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 6th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 5,021 ($65.61) per share, for a total transaction of £2,761.55 ($3,608.45). Insiders purchased a total of 888 shares of company stock valued at $4,584,119 over the last 90 days.
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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