Cranswick plc (LON:CWK) has earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the seven ratings firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has assigned a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 3,727.50 ($48.70).
Separately, Barclays restated an “underweight” rating and set a GBX 3,200 ($41.81) price target on shares of Cranswick in a research note on Thursday, February 11th.
In other Cranswick news, insider Mark Bottomley sold 1,061 shares of Cranswick stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,500 ($45.73), for a total transaction of £37,135 ($48,517.12). Also, insider Martin T. P. Davey sold 850 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,576 ($46.72), for a total value of £30,396 ($39,712.57). Insiders sold 2,261 shares of company stock worth $7,947,300 in the last 90 days.
Shares of LON:CWK traded down GBX 18 ($0.24) during trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 3,712 ($48.50). 54,805 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 134,026. Cranswick has a 1-year low of GBX 3,144 ($41.08) and a 1-year high of GBX 4,126 ($53.91). The stock has a fifty day moving average of GBX 3,657.64 and a two-hundred day moving average of GBX 3,524.88. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 22.99, a current ratio of 1.62 and a quick ratio of 1.05. The firm has a market cap of £1.96 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.40.
Cranswick plc produces and supplies food products to grocery retailers, food service sector, and other food producers in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and internationally. It offers fresh pork, gourmet bacon and gammon, fresh and cooked chicken, and prepared chicken and poultry products, as well as gourmet sausages, cooked meats, continental foods, gourmet pastries, and ingredients.
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