Crocs Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX) saw an uptick in trading volume on Friday . 1,051,848 shares were traded during 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.

A number of research firms have recently commented on CROX. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Crocs from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 18th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Crocs from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, June 6th. Piper Jaffray Cos. reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $10.00 target price (up from $9.00) on shares of Crocs in a research report on Tuesday, May 10th. Stifel Nicolaus lowered shares of Crocs from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 27th. Finally, Sterne Agee CRT reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $12.50 target price on shares of Crocs in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Crocs presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.36.

The stock’s 50 day moving average is $11.17 and its 200-day moving average is $9.74. The firm’s market capitalization is $845.70 million.

Crocs (NASDAQ:CROX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 10th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.02. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted ($0.08) earnings per share. The business earned $279.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $265.90 million. The firm’s revenue was up 6.4% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate that Crocs Inc. will post $0.25 EPS for the current year.

Other hedge funds and institutional investors have added to or reduced their stakes in the company. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in Crocs during the fourth quarter valued at $1,976,000. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its position in Crocs by 15.1% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,725,235 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,666,000 after buying an additional 226,928 shares during the last quarter. Boston Partners increased its position in 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 during the last quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund increased its position in 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 during the last quarter. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System increased its position in 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 during 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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