Cranswick (LON:CWK) had its target price hoisted by Berenberg Bank from GBX 3,050 ($40.12) to GBX 3,850 ($50.64) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday, Digital Look reports. They currently have a buy rating on the stock.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on CWK. Shore Capital restated a house stock rating on shares of Cranswick in a report on Tuesday. Liberum Capital began coverage on shares of Cranswick in a report on Tuesday. They issued a buy rating and a GBX 3,800 ($49.99) target price for the company. Peel Hunt lifted their price target on shares of Cranswick from GBX 3,100 ($40.78) to GBX 3,200 ($42.09) and gave the company a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, HSBC reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Cranswick in a research report on Wednesday, January 8th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 3,410 ($44.86).

Cranswick stock traded up GBX 64 ($0.84) during trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 3,790 ($49.86). The company had a trading volume of 55,857 shares, compared to its average volume of 57,337. Cranswick has a 12-month low of GBX 2,454 ($32.28) and a 12-month high of GBX 3,842.50 ($50.55). The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 3,482.92 and its two-hundred day moving average price is GBX 3,117.34. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.94 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 24.05, a quick ratio of 1.11 and a current ratio of 1.64.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 24th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 12th were given a dividend of GBX 16.70 ($0.22) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 12th. This represents a yield of 0.52%. Cranswick’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 0.40%.

Cranswick Company Profile

Cranswick plc produces and supplies food products to grocery retailers, food service sector, and other food producers in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and internationally. It offers fresh pork, gourmet bacon and gammon, fresh chicken, and prepared chicken and poultry products, as well as gourmet sausages, cooked meats, continental foods, handmade pastries, and British charcuteries.

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