NYSE:CR - Crane Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $78.77 +1.81 (+2.35 %) (As of 01/18/2019 06:36 AM ET)Previous Close$76.96Today's Range$76.50 - $79.3252-Week Range$67.18 - $102.65Volume443,900 shsAverage Volume270,453 shsMarket Capitalization$4.58 billionP/E Ratio13.94Dividend Yield1.82%Beta1.38 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Crane Co. manufactures and sells engineered industrial products worldwide. The company's Fluid Handling segment offers process valves and related products, including on/off valves and related products for application in 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; and pumps and related products for water and wastewater applications in the industrial, municipal, commercial, and military markets. This segment offers its products under the Crane, Saunders, Jenkins, Pacific, Xomox, Krombach, DEPA, ELRO, REVO, Flowseal, Centerline, Resistoflex, Duochek, Barksdale, Westlock, WTA, Stockham, Wask, Viking Johnson, IAT, Hattersley, NABIC, Sperryn, Wade, Rhodes, Brownall, Deming, Weinman, Burks, and Barnes names. Its Payment & Merchandising Technologies segment provides coin acceptors and dispensers, coin hoppers and recyclers, bill validators and recyclers, and cashless systems; vending equipment that dispenses food, snack, and hot and cold beverages; and vending management software, and cashless payment and wireless connectivity products, as well as engineered banknotes. This segment serves retail self-checkout, vending, casino gaming, government lotteries, parking, transit fare collection, payment kiosks, and banking markets, as well as food and beverage companies. The company's Aerospace & Electronics segment provides original equipment and aftermarket parts under the Hydro-Aire, ELDEC, Lear Romec, P.L. Porter, Keltec, Interpoint, Signal Technology, Merrimac Industries, and Polyflon names to commercial and military aerospace, and defense markets. Its Engineered Materials segment offers fiberglass-reinforced plastic panels and coils for use in the manufacturing of recreational vehicles, and truck bodies and trailers, as well as commercial and industrial buildings. The company was founded in 1855 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut. Receive CR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Miscellaneous fabricated metal products Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery SectorMulti-Sector Conglomerates Current SymbolNYSE:CR Previous Symbol CUSIP22439910 Webwww.craneco.com Phone203-363-7300Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.61 Current Ratio1.68 Quick Ratio1.19Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.94 Forward P/E Ratio13.37 P/E Growth1.25 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.79 billion Price / Sales1.68 Cash Flow$5.9719 per share Price / Cash Flow13.19 Book Value$22.72 per share Price / Book3.47Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.53 Net Income$171.80 million Net Margins6.76% Return on Equity23.29% Return on Assets8.24%Miscellaneous Employees10,600 Outstanding Shares59,450,000Market Cap$4.58 billion OptionableOptionable Crane (NYSE:CR) Frequently Asked Questions What is Crane's stock symbol? Crane trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CR." How often does Crane pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Crane? Crane announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Monday, December 10th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 29th. View Crane's Dividend History. How were Crane's earnings last quarter? Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 22nd. The conglomerate reported $1.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.46 by $0.16. The conglomerate earned $855.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $855.87 million. Crane had a net margin of 6.76% and a return on equity of 23.29%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 23.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.13 EPS. View Crane's Earnings History. When is Crane's next earnings date? Crane is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, January 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Crane. What guidance has Crane issued on next quarter's earnings? Crane issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, October, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.80-5.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.75. Crane also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $5.80-5.90 EPS. What price target have analysts set for CR? 11 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Crane's shares. Their predictions range from $93.00 to $120.00. On average, they expect Crane's stock price to reach $108.1250 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Crane. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Crane? 11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Crane in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Crane. Has Crane been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about CR stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Crane earned a daily sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the conglomerate a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Crane's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Crane include Barnes Group (B), Watts Water Technologies (WTS), Mueller Water Products (MWA), Sun Hydraulics (SNHY), CIRCOR International (CIR), NF Energy Saving (NFEC), ARC Group WorldWide (ARCW), ZK International Group (ZKIN), Hebron Technology (HEBT), Highway (HIHO) and Shengkai Innovations (VALV). Who are Crane's key executives? Crane's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Max H. Mitchell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)Mr. Richard A. Maue, VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 48)Mr. Bradley L. Ellis, Sr. VP (Age 50)Mr. Louis Vernon Pinkham, Sr. VP (Age 48)Mr. Jason D. Feldman, Director of Investor Relations Who are Crane's major shareholders? Crane's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dudley & Shanley Inc. (0.32%), RPG Investment Advisory LLC (0.09%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.09%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.02%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Crane stock include A D Pantaleoni, Augustus I Dupont, Bradley Ellis, Brendan Curran, Curtis A Baron Jr, E Thayer Bigelow, Edward S Switter, James A Lavish, James L L Tullis, Kristian Robert Salovaara, Louis V Pinkham, Max H Mitchell, Philip R Lochner, Richard A Maue and Thomas J Craney. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Crane. Which institutional investors are selling Crane stock? CR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dudley & Shanley Inc., Oakbrook Investments LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and RPG Investment Advisory LLC. Company insiders that have sold Crane company stock in the last year include Augustus I Dupont, Bradley Ellis, Brendan Curran, Curtis A Baron Jr, E Thayer Bigelow, Edward S Switter, James A Lavish, Kristian Robert Salovaara, Louis V Pinkham, Max H Mitchell and Richard A Maue. View Insider Buying and Selling for Crane. Which institutional investors are buying Crane stock? CR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Meeder Asset Management Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Virtu Financial LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Crane. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Crane's stock price today? One share of CR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $78.77. How big of a company is Crane? Crane has a market capitalization of $4.58 billion and generates $2.79 billion in revenue each year. The conglomerate earns $171.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.53 on an earnings per share basis. Crane employs 10,600 workers across the globe. What is Crane's official website? The official website for Crane is http://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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Crane (NYSE CR)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 337 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 453 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 790MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Crane and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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