Shares of Crocs Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX) saw an uptick in trading volume on Friday . 1,051,848 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 43% from the previous session’s volume of 734,787 shares.The stock last traded at $11.58 and had previously closed at $11.74.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on CROX shares. B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $10.00 price objective on shares of Crocs in a research report on Friday, May 6th. Piper Jaffray Cos. reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $10.00 price objective (up previously from $9.00) on shares of Crocs in a research report on Tuesday, May 10th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Crocs in a research report on Monday, May 16th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Crocs from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 10th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus cut shares of Crocs from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Crocs has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.36.

The stock’s market capitalization is $845.70 million. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $11.13 and its 200-day moving average is $9.73.

Crocs (NASDAQ:CROX) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May 10th. The company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.02. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.08) EPS. The company earned $279.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $265.90 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect that Crocs Inc. will post $0.25 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Other hedge funds and institutional investors recently modified their holdings of the company. California State Teachers Retirement System increased its position in shares of Crocs by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 142,705 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,461,000 after buying an additional 2,306 shares in the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers increased its position in shares of Crocs by 6.4% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 105,612 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,081,000 after buying an additional 6,340 shares in the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System increased its position in shares of Crocs by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 364,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,727,000 after buying an additional 6,700 shares in the last quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund increased its position in shares of Crocs by 30.5% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 249,484 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,555,000 after buying an additional 58,249 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Boston Partners increased its position in shares of Crocs by 31.4% in the fourth quarter. Boston Partners now owns 448,160 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,589,000 after buying an additional 107,200 shares in the last quarter.

Crocs, Inc is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, across the world marketing and distribution of casual lifestyle footwear and accessories for men, women and children. The Company’s segments include Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe. The Americas segment consists of the product sales in the North and South America geographic regions.

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