Croda International (LON:CRDA) Share Price Passes Above Two Hundred Day Moving Average of $0.00

Shares of Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) crossed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of GBX 0 ($0.00) and traded as high as GBX 7,010 ($91.59). Croda International shares last traded at GBX 6,970 ($91.06), with a volume of 385,834 shares.

CRDA has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Citigroup Inc. 3% Minimum Coupon Principal Protected Based Upon Russell reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 7,400 ($96.68) price target on shares of Croda International in a research report on Tuesday, May 4th. Barclays upped their target price on Croda International from GBX 5,650 ($73.82) to GBX 6,000 ($78.39) and gave the company an “underweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 5,675 ($74.14).

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 56.86, a current ratio of 2.02 and a quick ratio of 1.12. The firm has a market capitalization of £9.72 billion and a P/E ratio of 45.03. The business’s fifty day simple moving average is GBX 6,743.52.

In other news, insider Keith Layden sold 652 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 6,284 ($82.10), for a total transaction of £40,971.68 ($53,529.76). Also, insider Tom Brophy sold 725 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, April 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 6,614 ($86.41), for a total transaction of £47,951.50 ($62,648.94). Over the last ninety days, insiders acquired 303 shares of company stock worth $2,003,915 and sold 1,787 shares worth $11,508,938.

Croda International Company Profile (LON:CRDA)

Croda International Plc creates, makes, and sells specialty chemicals in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Asia, and Latin America. The company operates in four segments: Personal Care, Life Sciences, Performance Technologies, and Industrial Chemicals. It offers adhesives; crop protection additives and adjuvants, seed enhancement and animal health chemicals, chemical bio-stimulants, and specialty additives for agricultural films; and lubricant additives, coatings and polymers, vehicle cleaning chemicals, and products for automotive textiles and fibers, as well as specialty additives for plastics, and battery and catalyst industries.

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