Cranswick (LON: CWK) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates:

  • 2/12/2018 – Cranswick had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 3,300 ($45.59) price target on the stock.
  • 2/2/2018 – Cranswick had its price target raised by analysts at Berenberg Bank from GBX 3,450 ($47.67) to GBX 3,525 ($48.70). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 2/1/2018 – Cranswick had its price target raised by analysts at Peel Hunt from GBX 2,800 ($38.68) to GBX 3,000 ($41.45). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 2/1/2018 – Cranswick had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 3,300 ($45.59) price target on the stock.
  • 2/1/2018 – Cranswick had its price target raised by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd from GBX 3,350 ($46.28) to GBX 3,450 ($47.67). They now have an “add” rating on the stock.
  • 1/18/2018 – Cranswick had its “add” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They now have a GBX 3,350 ($46.28) price target on the stock.
  • 1/15/2018 – Cranswick had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 3,300 ($45.59) price target on the stock.

Shares of Cranswick plc (LON:CWK) traded down GBX 36 ($0.50) during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching GBX 3,042 ($42.03). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 59,847 shares, compared to its average volume of 60,137. The company has a market cap of $1,560.00 and a PE ratio of 2,322.14. Cranswick plc has a 12-month low of GBX 2,300 ($31.78) and a 12-month high of GBX 3,497.81 ($48.33).

Cranswick (LON:CWK) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 28th. The company reported GBX 70 ($0.97) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 67.20 ($0.93) by GBX 2.80 ($0.04). The firm had revenue of £714.60 million during the quarter. Cranswick had a return on equity of 16.34% and a net margin of 4.98%.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 7th were issued a dividend of GBX 15.10 ($0.21) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 7th. This represents a yield of 0.48%.

In other news, insider Mark Bottomley acquired 618 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 17th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 3,213 ($44.39) per share, with a total value of £19,856.34 ($27,433.46).

Cranswick plc is a supplier of food products. The Company operates through Foods segment, which is engaged in the manufacture and supply of food products to the United Kingdom grocery retailers, the food service sector and other food producers. The Company provides a range of pork, gourmet sausages, cooked meats, cooked poultry, charcuterie, hand-cured and air-dried bacon, gourmet pastry products and sandwiches through retail, food servicing and manufacturing channels.

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