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Crane (CR) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+3.89 (+2.74%)
(As of 06/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
153,664 shs
Average Volume
233,825 shs
Market Capitalization
$8.35 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Crane MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.75 Rating Score
1.6% Downside
$143.67 Price Target
Short Interest
1.19% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.69mentions of Crane in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $7.87 to $8.57 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.61 out of 5 stars

Industrials Sector

1st out of 7 stocks

Specialty Industrial Machinery Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

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About Crane Stock (NYSE:CR)

Crane Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells engineered industrial products in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Aerospace & Electronics, Process Flow Technologies, and Engineered Materials. The Aerospace & Electronics segment supplies critical components and systems, including original equipment and aftermarket parts for commercial aerospace, as well as the military aerospace, defense, and space markets. This segment also offers pressure sensors for aircraft engine control, aircraft braking systems for commercial aircraft and fighter jets, power conversion solutions for spacecraft, and lubrication systems. The Process Flow Technologies segment provides engineered fluid handling equipment for mission-critical applications. It offers process valves and related products, such as lined pipe, fittings and hoses, air-operated diaphragm and peristaltic pumps, instrumentation and sampling systems, valve positioning and control systems, and valve diagnostic and calibration systems; commercial valves; and pumps and systems. The Engineered Materials segment manufactures fiberglass-reinforced plastic panels and coils for use in the manufacturing of recreational vehicles, as well as in commercial and industrial building applications. This segment sells directly to RV, trailer, and truck manufacturers, as well as through distributors and retailers. The company provides its products and solutions to end markets, including commercial and military aerospace, defense, and space; chemical and pharmaceutical production; water and wastewater; non-residential and municipal construction; energy; and other general industrial and consumer-related applications. The company was formerly known as Crane Holdings, Co. Crane Company was founded in 1855 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

CR Stock Price History

CR Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/12 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Specialty Industrial Machinery
Industrial Machinery
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
8 Analysts


Net Income
$401.10 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.14 billion
Cash Flow
$13.04 per share
Book Value
$33.91 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$8.34 billion

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CR Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Crane stock right now?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Crane in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" CR shares.
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What is Crane's stock price target for 2024?

8 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Crane's shares. Their CR share price targets range from $110.00 to $165.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $143.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.6%.
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How have CR shares performed in 2024?

Crane's stock was trading at $118.14 at the start of the year. Since then, CR shares have increased by 23.6% and is now trading at $146.05.
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Are investors shorting Crane?

Crane saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 675,000 shares, an increase of 19.0% from the May 15th total of 567,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 215,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.1 days. Approximately 1.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Crane's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 23rd 2024.
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How were Crane's earnings last quarter?

Crane (NYSE:CR) announced its earnings results on Monday, April, 22nd. The conglomerate reported $1.22 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.10. The conglomerate earned $565.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $546.39 million. Crane had a net margin of 13.10% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 24.45%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 10.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.25 earnings per share.

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

Crane announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 22nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.205 per share on Wednesday, June 12th. This represents a $0.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 31st.
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Is Crane a good dividend stock?

Crane (NYSE:CR) pays an annual dividend of $0.82 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.57%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 21.98%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CR will have a dividend payout ratio of 9.57% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Crane issued on next quarter's earnings?

Crane updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Monday, April, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 4.750-5.050 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 4.810. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.3 billion-$2.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.3 billion.

What is Max H. Mitchell's approval rating as Crane's CEO?

38 employees have rated Crane Chief Executive Officer Max H. Mitchell on Max H. Mitchell has an approval rating of 59% among the company's employees. This puts Max H. Mitchell in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Crane own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Crane investors own include Intel (INTC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Boeing (BA), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), 3M (MMM), Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Home Depot (HD) and Lowe's Companies (LOW).

Who are Crane's major shareholders?

Crane's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.18%), Capital International Investors (2.36%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.24%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (2.24%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.48%) and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC (1.27%). Insiders that own company stock include Alejandro Alcala, Donald G Cook, Edward S Switter, James L L Tullis, Kurt F Gallo, Max H Mitchell and Richard A Maue.
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How do I buy shares of Crane?

Shares of CR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Crane have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Crane: "CPI-Kiev" LLC, ARDAC Inc., AeroHose, AeroHose, Alfa Laval - The Industrial Flow Group, Alfa Laval - The Industrial Flow Group, Armature d.o.o., Automatic Products (UK) Ltd., Automatic Products international - Assets, Barksdale GmbH, Barksdale Inc., CA-MC Acquisition UK Ltd., CR Holdings C.V., CashCode Co, CashCode Co - Assets, Coin Controls International Ltd., Coin Holdings Ltd., Coin Industries Ltd., Coin Overseas Holdings Ltd., Coin Pension Trustees Ltd., Consolidated Lumber Co, Consolidated Lumber Co, Corva Corp, Corva Corp, Crane & Co. Inc., Crane (Asia Pacific) Pte. Ltd., Crane AB, Crane Aerospace Inc., Crane Australia Pty. Ltd., Crane Canada Co., Crane Composites Inc., Crane Composites Ltd., Crane Controls Inc., Crane Currency, Crane Currency Malta Holding Ltd., Crane Currency Malta Ltd., Crane Currency Malta Property Ltd., Crane Currency Netherlands Holdings B.V., Crane Currency US LLC, Crane Dutch Holdings B.V., Crane Electronics Corporation, Crane Electronics Inc., Crane Environmental Inc., Crane European Financing LLC, Crane Fluid & Gas Systems (Suzhou) Co. Ltd., Crane Global Holdings S.L., Crane Holding AB, Crane Holdings (Germany) GmbH, Crane Instrumentation & Sampling Inc., Crane International Capital S.a.r.l., Crane International Holdings Inc., Crane International Trading (Beijing) Co. Ltd., Crane Ltd., Crane Merchandising Systems Inc., Crane Merchandising Systems Ltd., Crane Merger Co. LLC, Crane Middle East & Africa FZE, Crane Netherlands Holdings B.V., Crane Ningjin Valve Co. Ltd., Crane Nuclear Inc., Crane Overseas LLC, Crane Payment Innovations AG, Crane Payment Innovations GmbH, Crane Payment Innovations Inc., Crane Payment Innovations International Ltd., Crane Payment Innovations Ltd., Crane Payment Innovations Pty Ltd., Crane Payment Innovations S.a.r.l., Crane Payment Innovations S.r.l., Crane Pension Trustee Company (UK) Limited, Crane Process Flow Technologies (India) Pvt. Ltd., Crane Process Flow Technologies GmbH, Crane Process Flow Technologies Ltd., Crane Process Flow Technologies S.P.R.L., Crane Process Flow Technologies S.r.l., Crane Pumps and Systems Inc., Crane Resistoflex GmbH, Crane SC Holdings Ltd., Crane Saudi Limited Liability Company, Crane Security Technologies Inc., Crane Stockham Valve Ltd., Crane Supply Co., Croning Livarna d.o.o., Cummins Illinois Inc., Cummins-Allison Corp., Cummins-Allison GmbH, Cummins-Allison Investment Co., Cummins-Allison Ireland Ltd., Cummins-Allison Limited, Cummins-Allison Pty Ltd., Cummins-Allison SAS, Cummins-Allison ULC, Cummis-Allison Corp, Cummis-Allison Corp, Delta Fluid Products, Delta Fluid Products Ltd., Dixie Narco, Dixie Narco, Dopak Inc., Dovianus B.V., ELDEC Corporation, ELDEC France S.A.R.L, Edlon - PSI division, Edlon - PSI division, Environmental Products USA, Environmental Products USA, Etex Group - Business, Etex Group - Business, Exbrownall Ltd., Exrhodes Ltd., Flow Technology Inc., Friedrich Krombach GmbH Armaturenwerke, General Technology Corp., General Technology Corp., Hattersley Newman Hender - Assets, Hattersley Newman Hender - Assets, Hattersly Newman Hender Ltd., Hydro-Aire Inc., Inta-Lok Ltd., Interpoint U.K. Limited, Kontron America - Mobile Rugged Business, Kontron America - Mobile Rugged Business, Laminated Profiles - Assets, Laminated Profiles - Assets, Lasco Composites, Lasco Composites, Liberty Technologies, Liberty Technologies, MCC Holdings Inc., MEI Australia LLC, MEI Conlux, MEI Conlux Holdings (Japan) Inc., MEI Conlux Holdings (US) Inc., MEI Queretaro S. de R.L. de CV, MEI de Mexico LLC, MOVATS - Nuclear Valve Division, MOVATS - Nuclear Valve Division, Merrimac Industries, Merrimac Industries Inc., Micro-Optic Films LLP, Money Controls, Money Controls Argentina SA, Money Controls Holdings Ltd., Multi-Mix Microtechnology SRL, NABIC Valve Safety Products Ltd., Nippon Conlux Co. Ltd., Noble Composites, Noble Composites Inc., Number One Supply, Number One Supply, Owens Corning - FRP Panel Business, Owens Corning - FRP Panel Business, P.L. Porter, P.L. Porter, P.T. Crane Indonesia, Pegler Hattersly Ltd., Resistoflex, Resistoflex, Sequentia Holdings, Sequentia Holdings, Signal Technology, Signal Technology, Sperryn & Company Ltd., Stentorfield, Stentorfield, Streamware, Streamware, Telequip, Telequip, Terminal Manufacturing Co., The Dow Chemical - Plastic-Lined Piping Products division, The Krombach Group, The Krombach Group, Unidynamics / Phoenix Inc., Ventech Controls, Ventech Controls, Viking Johnson Ltd., Visual Physics LLC, W.T. Armatur GmbH, W.T. Armatur GmbH, Wade Couplings Ltd., Wask Ltd., Westlock Controls, Westlock Controls Corporation, Xomox, Xomox Chihuahua S.A. de C.V., Xomox Corporation, Xomox Corporation de Venezuela C.A., Xomox France S.A.S., Xomox Hungary Manufacturing Limited Liability Company, Xomox International GmbH & Co. OHG, Xomox Japan Ltd., and Xomox Korea Ltd..
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This page (NYSE:CR) was last updated on 6/12/2024 by Staff

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