Croda International (LON:CRDA) had its price objective increased by Deutsche Bank from GBX 4,000 ($55.26) to GBX 4,300 ($59.41) in a research note published on Thursday. Deutsche Bank currently has a hold rating on the stock.

Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Berenberg Bank lifted their price target on shares of Croda International from GBX 5,000 ($69.08) to GBX 5,050 ($69.77) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Thursday. Jefferies Group downgraded shares of Croda International to a hold rating and lifted their price target for the stock from GBX 4,500 ($62.17) to GBX 4,700 ($64.94) in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. Liberum Capital reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 4,300 ($59.41) price target on shares of Croda International in a research note on Monday, November 20th. Barclays lifted their price target on shares of Croda International from GBX 4,000 ($55.26) to GBX 4,700 ($64.94) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price target on shares of Croda International from GBX 4,225 ($58.37) to GBX 4,800 ($66.32) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research note on Monday, January 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 4,317 ($59.64).

Shares of Croda International (LON CRDA) opened at GBX 4,490 ($62.03) on Thursday. Croda International has a 52 week low of GBX 3,461 ($47.82) and a 52 week high of GBX 4,646.12 ($64.19). The stock has a market cap of $5,890.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,508.38.

Croda International (LON:CRDA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 27th. The company reported GBX 179 ($2.47) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 173.50 ($2.40) by GBX 5.50 ($0.08). Croda International had a net margin of 17.16% and a return on equity of 37.33%. The firm had revenue of GBX 137.31 billion for the quarter.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 19th will be paid a GBX 46 ($0.64) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 19th. This is an increase from Croda International’s previous dividend of $35.00.

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Croda International Company Profile

Croda International Plc creates, makes and sells specialty chemicals. It operates through four segments. The Personal Care segment focuses on ingredients for skin, hair, sun and color cosmetic products. Its portfolio includes anti-ageing ingredients for skin, conditioning agents for hair care and metal oxides for ultraviolet (UV) filters.

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