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Crane Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.55 (-0.76 %)
(As of 11/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $71.95
50-Day Range
MA: $56.54
52-Week Range
Now: $71.95
Volume479,052 shs
Average Volume384,043 shs
Market Capitalization$4.18 billion
P/E Ratio189.35
Dividend Yield2.37%
Crane Co. manufactures and sells engineered industrial products in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and internationally. The company's Fluid Handling segment offers on/off valves and related products for the chemical, oil and gas, power, and general industrial end markets; valves and related products for the non-residential construction, general industrial, and municipal markets; fluid control instrumentation and sampling solutions; and pumps and related products for water and wastewater applications in industrial, municipal, commercial, and military markets. This segment sells its products under the Crane, Saunders, Jenkins, Pacific, Xomox, Krombach, DEPA, ELRO, REVO, Flowseal, Centerline, Resistoflex, Duochek, Barksdale, Westlock, WTA, HOKE, DOPAK, Stockham, Wask, Viking Johnson, IAT, Hattersley, NABIC, Sperryn, Wade, Deming, Weinman, Burks, and Barnes brands. Its Payment & Merchandising Technologies segment provides technology payment acceptance products for the retail self-checkout, vending, casino gaming, government lotteries, parking, transit fare collection, payment kiosks, and financial services markets; banknotes and engineered banknote security products; retail cash office solutions; and vending equipment, vending management software, cashless payment, and wireless connectivity products for vending operators, and food and beverage companies. The company's Aerospace & Electronics segment offers original equipment and aftermarket parts under the Hydro-Aire, ELDEC, Lear Romec, P.L. Porter, Keltec, Interpoint, Signal Technology, Merrimac Industries, and Polyflon brands to commercial and military aerospace, and defense and space markets. Its Engineered Materials segment provides fiberglass-reinforced plastic panels and coils to manufacture recreational vehicles, truck bodies, and trailers, as well as used in commercial and industrial building construction. The company was founded in 1855 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.75 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous fabricated metal products
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.28 billion
Cash Flow$8.70 per share
Book Value$25.97 per share


Net Income$133.30 million


Market Cap$4.18 billion
Next Earnings Date1/25/2021 (Estimated)
-0.55 (-0.76 %)
(As of 11/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Crane (NYSE:CR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Crane's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Crane's stock was trading at $57.82 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CR shares have increased by 24.4% and is now trading at $71.95.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Crane?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Crane in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Crane?

Wall Street analysts have given Crane a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Crane wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Crane's next earnings date?

Crane is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, January 25th 2021.
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How were Crane's earnings last quarter?

Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) released its quarterly earnings data on Saturday, October, 31st. The conglomerate reported $1.05 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.25. The conglomerate had revenue of $737.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $674.64 million. Crane had a return on equity of 18.09% and a net margin of 0.71%. Crane's revenue for the quarter was down 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.40 EPS.
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How often does Crane pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Crane?

Crane announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Wednesday, December 9th. This represents a $1.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.39%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 27th.
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What guidance has Crane issued on next quarter's earnings?

Crane issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Monday, October, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.75-4.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.76.

What price target have analysts set for CR?

6 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Crane's shares. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $100.00. On average, they expect Crane's share price to reach $76.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.1% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Crane?

Crane saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 923,000 shares, an increase of 33.2% from the September 30th total of 693,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 305,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.0 days. Approximately 1.9% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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Who are some of Crane's key competitors?

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), The Boeing (BA), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), 3M (MMM), The Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), The Home Depot (HD) and Lowe's Companies (LOW).

Who are Crane's key executives?

Crane's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Max H. Mitchell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56, Pay $2.04M)
  • Mr. Richard A. Maue, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49, Pay $1.03M)
  • Mr. Anthony M. D'Iorio, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 56, Pay $686.52k)
  • Mr. Kurt F. Gallo, Sr. VP (Age 55, Pay $773.87k)
  • Ms. Christina Cristiano, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Carey A. True, Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Jason D. Feldman, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. James A. Lavish, VP of People & Performance (Age 52)
  • Mr. Alejandro Alcala, Sr. VP
  • Mr. Hari Jinaga, Pres of Crane India

What is Crane's stock symbol?

Crane trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CR."

Who are Crane's major shareholders?

Crane's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.08%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.03%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.72%), LSV Asset Management (2.70%), State Street Corp (1.87%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.74%). Company insiders that own Crane stock include Donald G Cook, James A Lavish, James L L Tullis, Kristian Robert Salovaara, Louis V Pinkham and Max H Mitchell.
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Which institutional investors are selling Crane stock?

CR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, AQR Capital Management LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Foundry Partners LLC, and State Street Corp.
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Which institutional investors are buying Crane stock?

CR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Royce & Associates LP, and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. Company insiders that have bought Crane stock in the last two years include Donald G Cook, James L L Tullis, and Max H Mitchell.
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How do I buy shares of Crane?

Shares of CR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Crane's stock price today?

One share of CR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $71.95.

How big of a company is Crane?

Crane has a market capitalization of $4.18 billion and generates $3.28 billion in revenue each year. The conglomerate earns $133.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.02 on an earnings per share basis. Crane employs 13,000 workers across the globe.

What is Crane's official website?

The official website for Crane is www.craneco.com.

How can I contact Crane?

Crane's mailing address is 100 FIRST STAMFORD PLACE, STAMFORD CT, 06902. The conglomerate can be reached via phone at 203-363-7300 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 11/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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