Crane Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.17 (-1.23 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume230,316 shs
Average Volume275,284 shs
Market Capitalization$5.52 billion
P/E Ratio15.85
Dividend Yield1.81%
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About Crane

Crane Co. engages in the manufacturing of engineered industrial products. It operates through the following business segments: Fluid Handling; Payment and Merchandising Technologies; Aerospace and Electronics; and Engineered Materials. The Fluid Handling segment provides industrial fluid control products and systems. The Payment and Merchandising Technologies segment comprises of Crane Payment Innovations and Merchandising Systems. The Aerospace and Electronics segment supplies components and systems, including original equipment and aftermarket parts, primarily for the commercial and military aerospace, and defense and space markets. The Engineered Materials segment manufactures fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) panels and coils, primarily for use in the manufacturing of recreational vehicles, truck bodies, truck trailers, with additional applications in commercial and industrial buildings. The company was founded by Richard Teller Crane on July 4, 1855 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.


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2.85 out of 5 stars

Multi-Sector Conglomerates Sector

2nd out of 25 stocks

Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Products Industry

2nd out of 13 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Crane (NYSE:CR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Crane a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Crane in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Crane stock.
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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 buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Crane wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Crane?

Crane saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 555,800 shares, an increase of 17.4% from the July 29th total of 473,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 279,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Crane's next earnings date?

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

Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) released its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, July, 25th. The conglomerate reported $1.83 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.44. The conglomerate had revenue of $796.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $736.45 million. Crane had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.48% and a net margin of 11.33%.
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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 stock has increased by 63.0% and is now trading at $94.24.
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How often does Crane pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Crane?

Crane declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 26th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 31st will be given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Wednesday, September 8th. This represents a $1.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.83%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 30th.
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Is Crane a good dividend stock?

Crane pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.81%. Crane does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Crane is 44.79%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Crane will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.23% next year. This indicates that Crane will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Crane issued on next quarter's earnings?

Crane issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Monday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.950-$6.150 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.740. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.10 billion-$3.10 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.10 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CR?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Crane's shares. Their forecasts range from $73.00 to $123.00. On average, they expect Crane's share price to reach $98.04 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Crane's key executives?

Crane's management team includes the following people:
  • Max Homer Mitchell, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Richard Andrew Maue, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Carey A. True, Chief Information Officer
  • Anthony M. D'Iorio, Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel
  • Tami S. Polmanteer, Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior VP

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

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

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).

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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.94%), BlackRock Inc. (6.84%), FMR LLC (6.62%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.38%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.59%) and LSV Asset Management (2.34%). Company insiders that own Crane stock include Donald G Cook, Kristian Robert Salovaara, Kurt F Gallo, Kurt F Gallo, Max H Mitchell and Richard A Maue.
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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 Alliancebernstein L.P., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., BlackRock Inc., LSV Asset Management, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, and AXA S.A.. Company insiders that have sold Crane company stock in the last year include Donald G Cook, Kurt F Gallo, and Richard A Maue.
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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 FMR LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, American Century Companies Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., State Street Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., and Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Crane stock in the last two years include Donald G Cook, 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Crane's stock price today?

One share of CR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $94.24.

How much money does Crane make?

Crane has a market capitalization of $5.53 billion and generates $2.94 billion in revenue each year. The conglomerate earns $181 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.84 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Crane have?

Crane employs 11,000 workers across the globe.

Does Crane have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Crane: "CPI-Kiev" LLC, ARDAC Inc., AeroHose, Alfa Laval - The Industrial Flow Group, Armature d.o.o., Automatic Products (UK) Ltd., Automatic Products international - Assets, B. Rhodes & Son Ltd., Barksdale GmbH, Barksdale Inc., CA-MC Acquisition UK Ltd., CR Holdings C.V., CashCode Co - Assets, Coin Controls International Ltd., Coin Holdings Ltd., Coin Industries Ltd., Coin Overseas Holdings Ltd., Coin Pension Trustees Ltd., Conlux Matsumoto Co. Ltd., Consolidated Lumber Co, Corva Corp, Crane (Asia Pacific) Pte. Ltd., Crane Aerospace Inc., Crane Australia Pty. Ltd., Crane Canada Co., Crane Composites Inc., Crane Composites Ltd., Crane Controls Inc., Crane Currency, Crane Electronics Corporation, Crane Electronics Inc., Crane Environmental Inc., Crane European Financing LLC, Crane Fengqiu Zhejiang Pump Co. Ltd., Crane Fluid & Gas Systems (Suzhou) Co. Ltd., Crane Global Holdings S.L., Crane GmbH, Crane Holdings (Germany) GmbH, Crane International Capital S.a.r.l., Crane International Holdings Inc., Crane International Trading (Beijing) Co. Ltd., Crane Ireland Ventures Designated Activity Company, Crane Ltd., Crane Merchandising Systems Inc., Crane Merchandising Systems Ltd., Crane Merger Co. LLC, Crane Middle East & Africa FZE, Crane Ningjin Valve Co. Ltd., Crane North America Funding LLC, Crane Nuclear Inc., Crane Overseas LLC, 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 Sarl, Crane Payment Innovations Srl, 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 Stockham Valve. Ltd., Crane Yongxiang (Ningbo) Valve Company Ltd., Croning Livarna d.o.o., Cummis-Allison Corp, Delta Fluid Products, Delta Fluid Products Ltd., Dixie Narco, Donald Brown (Brownall) Ltd., ELDEC Corporation, ELDEC Electronics Ltd., ELDEC France S.A.R.L, Edlon - PSI division, Environmental Products USA, Etex Group - Business, Flow Technology Inc., Friedrich Krombach GmbH Armaturenwerke, General Technology Corp., Hattersley Newman Hender - Assets, Hattersly Newman Hender Ltd., Hydro-Aire Inc., Inta-Lok Ltd., Interpoint S.A.R.L., Interpoint U.K. Limited, Kessel (Thailand) Pte. Ltd., Kontron America - Mobile Rugged Business, Laminated Profiles - Assets, Lasco Composites, Liberty Technologies, MCC Holdings Inc., MEI Australia LLC, MEI Auto Payment System (Shanghai) Ltd., MEI Conlux, MEI Conlux Holdings (Japan) Inc., MEI Conlux Holdings (US) Inc., MEI Payment Systems Hong Kong Ltd., MEI Queretaro S. de R.L. de CV, MEI de Mexico LLC, MOVATS - Nuclear Valve Division, Merrimac Industries, Merrimac Industries Inc., Mondais Holdings B.V., 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, Owens Corning - FRP Panel Business, P.L. Porter, P.T. Crane Indonesia, Pegler Hattersly Ltd., Resistoflex, Sequentia Holdings, Signal Technology, Sperryn & Company Ltd., Stentorfield, Streamware, Telequip, Terminal Manufacturing Co., The Dow Chemical - Plastic-Lined Piping Products division, The Krombach Group, Triangle Valve Co. Ltd., Unidynamics / Phoenix Inc., Ventech Controls, Viking Johnson Ltd., W.T. Armatur GmbH, Wade Couplings Ltd., Wask Ltd., Westlock Controls, Xomox, Xomox Chihuahua S.A. de C.V., Xomox Corporation, Xomox Corporation de Venezuela C.A., Xomox France S.A.S., Xomox Hungary Kft., Xomox International GmbH & Co. OHG, Xomox Japan Ltd., Xomox Korea Ltd., Xomox Sanmar Ltd., and Yilme Holdings B.V..

When was Crane founded?

Crane was founded in 1855.

What is Crane's official website?

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

Where are Crane's headquarters?

Crane is headquartered at 100 FIRST STAMFORD PLACE, STAMFORD CT, 06902.

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 9/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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