Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD.B) to Post $0.20 Earnings Per Share

Analysts expect Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD.B) to announce $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for Crawford & Company’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.20 to $0.21. Crawford & Company posted earnings of $0.15 per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 33.3%. The company is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Monday, November 4th.

On average, analysts expect that Crawford & Company will report full year earnings of $0.82 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.80 to $0.84. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the company will report earnings of $0.88 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.85 to $0.92. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover Crawford & Company.

Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD.B) last announced its earnings results on Monday, August 5th. The business services provider reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by ($0.01). Crawford & Company had a return on equity of 25.70% and a net margin of 2.69%. The company had revenue of $256.88 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $267.93 million.

CRD.B has been the topic of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Crawford & Company from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 16th. ValuEngine raised shares of Crawford & Company from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, September 30th.

Shares of CRD.B stock opened at $9.30 on Friday. Crawford & Company has a 1 year low of $8.00 and a 1 year high of $10.56. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $9.45 and its 200 day simple moving average is $9.14. The firm has a market capitalization of $510.03 million, a P/E ratio of 12.84 and a beta of 1.03. The company has a current ratio of 1.32, a quick ratio of 1.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.54.

About Crawford & Company

Crawford & Company provides claims management and outsourcing solutions to the risk management and insurance industry, and self-insured entities. The company's Crawford Claims Solutions segment offers claims management services related to property, casualty, and catastrophe losses caused by physical damage to commercial and residential real properties, and personal properties, as well as marine losses.

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