() experienced a significant increase in short interest during the month of April. On April 15th there were 300 shares of short interest, which is a 200.0% increase from 100 shares on March 31st. The short-interest rate is currently 0.1 days based on an average daily share volume of 3,400.
Wall Street analysts weigh in
Analysts have expressed their opinions about the company. In a research note published on Wednesday, 11th January, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft lowered its price target on Croda International. It went from GBX 8200 ($102.41), to GBX 7400 ($92.42). UBS Group lowered their price target on Croda International in a research report on Thursday, January 5. The new price was GBX 8,800 (109.90), down from GBX 9,000 (112.40). On Wednesday, the stock fell $0.48 to $43.23. The stock was traded 2,084 times, as opposed to the average of 4,620. Croda International's 12 month low is $34.61 while its 12 month high is $51.01. The company's fifty-day moving price is $40.67, and its 200-day moving price is $40.91.
Croda International increases Dividend
A dividend was also announced by the business, and will be paid out on Monday, 12th June. Dividends will be paid to stockholders who held shares on record as of Friday, April 28th. This dividend yield is 1.3%. Ex-dividend day is Thursday, 27th April. Croda International had previously paid a $0.25 dividend.
Croda International Company profile
Croda International Plc is engaged in the production and sale of specialty chemical products. The company operates in three business segments: Consumer Care (skin care, hair care, solar protection), Life Sciences, Industrial Specialties. The Consumer Care segment includes sustainable ingredients for skin care, haircare, and solar protection.
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