Cranswick plc Company Profile (LON:CWK)

About Cranswick plc (LON:CWK)

Cranswick plc logoCranswick 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. The Company's brands include Bodega, Woodall's, Simply Sausages and Yorkshire Baker. The Company operates from approximately 10 production facilities in the United Kingdom. The Company also owns its own pig breeding and rearing operations. It produces approximately 800 tons of gourmet sausages per week. From its sites in Manchester, the Company manufactures and distributes foods from Europe, using packaging formats and flavor combinations.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Food Processing
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:CWK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £1.54 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 50,474,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,996.43
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,875.70
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 2,092.35 - GBX 3,103
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.83
  • P/E Growth: 3.87
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.25 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.23
  • Book Value: GBX 8.35 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.64
  • EBITDA: £104.71 million
  • Net Margins: 4.68%
  • Return on Equity: 15.21%
  • Return on Assets: 10.44%
  • Average Volume: 51,147 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Cranswick plc (LON:CWK)

What is Cranswick plc's stock symbol?

Cranswick plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "CWK."

How often does Cranswick plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cranswick plc?

Cranswick plc announced a dividend on Tuesday, May 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, June 29th will be paid a dividend of GBX 31 per share on Friday, September 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 29th. This is an increase from Cranswick plc's previous dividend of $13.10. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Cranswick plc's Dividend History.

Where is Cranswick plc's stock going? Where will Cranswick plc's stock price be in 2017?

8 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Cranswick plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,565 to GBX 3,225. On average, they anticipate Cranswick plc's stock price to reach GBX 2,800 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Cranswick plc.

Who are some of Cranswick plc's key competitors?

Who are Cranswick plc's key executives?

Cranswick plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Martin T.P. Davey, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Adam H. Couch, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • J. Mark Bottomley, Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Jim Brisby, Executive Director, Commercial Director
  • Malcolm Windeatt, Company Secretary
  • Kate Allum, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Steven Esom, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Mark Reckitt, Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Cranswick plc stock?

Shares of Cranswick plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Cranswick plc's stock price today?

One share of Cranswick plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,043.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cranswick plc (LON CWK)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  180 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  180 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  360
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cranswick plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cranswick plc (LON:CWK) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,800
Consensus Price Target History for Cranswick plc (LON:CWK)
Price Target History for Cranswick plc (LON:CWK)
Analysts' Ratings History for Cranswick plc (LON:CWK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/9/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,990View Rating Details
9/29/2017Whitman HowardReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,700View Rating Details
9/15/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,225View Rating Details
7/25/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,870View Rating Details
7/24/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,600View Rating Details
5/23/2017Shore CapitalReiterated Ratinghouse stockView Rating Details
2/3/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,650View Rating Details
2/2/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,565View Rating Details
11/9/2016Davy ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
11/30/2015N+1 SingerUpgradeBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Cranswick plc (LON:CWK)
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Earnings Estimates for Cranswick plc (LON:CWK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $134.71 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Cranswick plc (LON CWK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/23/2017GBX 311.05%6/29/20176/29/20179/1/2017
11/29/2016GBX 13.100.56%12/8/201612/8/20161/27/2017
5/24/2016GBX 25.901.11%6/30/20166/30/20169/2/2016
11/30/2015GBX 11.600.65%12/10/201512/10/20151/29/2016
5/18/2015GBX 23.401.51%7/2/20157/2/20159/4/2015
11/24/2014GBX 10.600.75%12/4/201412/4/20141/23/2015
5/19/2014GBX 221.84%7/2/20147/2/20149/5/2014
11/25/2013GBX 100.86%12/4/201312/4/20131/24/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Cranswick plc (LON:CWK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cranswick plc (LON:CWK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cranswick plc (LON:CWK)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/20/2017Mark BottomleyInsiderBuy28GBX 2,787£780.36
7/7/2017Jim BrisbyInsiderSell12,925GBX 2,832£366,036
6/21/2016Brisby ,JimInsiderSell14,147GBX 2,115£299,209.05
2/26/2016Bottomley,MarkInsiderSell9GBX 2,004£180.36
2/25/2016Bottomley,MarkInsiderSell6GBX 2,008£120.48
6/12/2015Jim BrisbyInsiderSell34,947GBX 1,594£557,055.18
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Cranswick plc (LON:CWK)
Latest Headlines for Cranswick plc (LON:CWK)
DateHeadline logoWith An ROE Of 15.79%, Has Cranswick plc’s (LSE:CWK) Management Done A Good Job? - October 3 at 5:33 PM logoCranswick plc (CWK) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - October 1 at 10:48 PM logoCranswick plc's (CWK) Hold Rating Reiterated at Whitman Howard - September 29 at 7:50 PM logoCranswick Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CWK-GB : September 25, 2017 - September 25 at 12:06 PM logoCranswick plc (CWK) Insider Acquires £780.36 in Stock - September 21 at 1:32 PM logoShould You Buy Cranswick plc (LSE:CWK) Now? - September 19 at 5:41 PM logoCranswick plc (CWK) Receives "Buy" Rating from Berenberg Bank - September 18 at 3:54 PM logoCranswick plc (CWK) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - September 9 at 5:32 PM logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms Hold Rating for Cranswick plc (CWK) - August 21 at 8:08 AM logoCranswick plc (CWK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - August 13 at 12:32 AM logoWhy Cranswick plc could be a top pick for savvy growth hunters - July 26 at 6:16 PM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 24 - July 24 at 10:50 AM logoCranswick Q1 Revenues Climb; Says Confident In FY Outlook - Quick Facts - July 24 at 10:50 AM logoWhitman Howard Reaffirms Hold Rating for Cranswick plc (CWK) - July 23 at 12:00 PM logoCranswick plc (CWK) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - July 19 at 12:32 AM logoCranswick plc (CWK) Insider Sells £366,036 in Stock - July 10 at 1:46 PM logoCranswick plc (CWK) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital - July 3 at 1:33 PM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 2 - February 2 at 3:09 AM logoCranswick Says Q3 Revenues Higher On Strong Volume Growth - Quick Facts - February 2 at 3:09 AM logo[$$] Cranswick: pigging out - December 23 at 4:52 PM logoCranswick H1 Profit Climbs; Expects To Deliver FY Forecast - Quick Facts - November 29 at 5:49 PM logo[$$] Cranswick and Devro deliver two very different porcine tales - November 20 at 8:40 AM logoCranswick Q1 Revenues Rise, Confident In New Year; To Sell Sandwich Business - July 25 at 9:13 AM logo5 stocks I’d buy and hold for the long term - July 25 at 2:20 AM


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Cranswick plc (CWK) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

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