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Crane (CR) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$155.55
+2.95 (+1.93%)
(As of 04:26 PM ET)

Crane - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0 to .5 = Strong Sell, .5 to 1 = Sell, 1 to 1.5 = Reduce, 1.5 to 2.5 = Hold, 2.5 to 3.0 = Moderate Buy, 3.0 to 3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.

Consensus Rating

Based on 8 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Crane in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy." Out of the 8 analysts, 2 have given a hold rating, and 6 have given a buy rating for CR.

Consensus Price Target

$143.67
-7.64% Downside
High Forecast$165.00
Average Forecast$143.67
Low Forecast$110.00

According to the 8 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Crane, the average price target is $143.67. The highest price target for CR is $165.00, while the lowest price target for CR is $110.00. The average price target represents a forecasted downside of -7.64% from the current price of $155.55.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/17/23 to 7/16/24
1 Month Ago
6/17/23 to 6/16/24
3 Months Ago
4/18/23 to 4/17/24
1 Year Ago
7/17/22 to 7/17/23
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
6 Buy rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
Hold
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
Sell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$143.67$143.67$125.00$106.00
Forecasted Upside-7.64% Downside10.04% Upside13.38% Upside15.43% Upside
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CR Analyst Recommendations By Month

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CR Price Targets by Month

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Crane Stock vs. The Competition

TypeCraneIndustrials CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.75
2.60
2.50
Consensus RatingModerate BuyModerate BuyModerate Buy
Predicted Upside-8.36% Downside251.46% Upside8.11% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Neutral News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
5/29/2024Bank of America
4 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$140.00 ➝ $165.00+13.63%
5/15/2024UBS Group
3 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$120.00 ➝ $152.00+3.29%
5/15/2024Stifel Nicolaus
5 of 5 stars
 Reiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$157.00 ➝ $157.00+7.95%
4/24/2024DA Davidson
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$142.00 ➝ $160.00+13.68%
4/24/2024Vertical Research
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10/30/2023CJS Securities
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 Initiated CoverageOutperform
9/28/2023TD Securities
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 Reiterated RatingBuy ➝ Hold
9/27/2023Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
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 Initiated CoverageBuy$118.00+36.57%
12/12/2022Morgan Stanley
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 UpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$116.00 ➝ $129.00+29.57%

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CR Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Crane's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 8 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Crane is $143.67, with a high forecast of $165.00 and a low forecast of $110.00.

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 twelve months. 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.

Does Crane's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Crane's stock has a predicted upside of 10.04% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

Has Crane been upgraded by Wall Street analysts recently?

Over the previous 90 days, Crane's stock had 1 upgrade by analysts.

What analysts cover Crane?

Crane has been rated by research analysts at Bank of America, DA Davidson, Stifel Nicolaus, UBS Group, and Vertical Research in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like Crane more than its competitors?

Analysts like Crane more than other "industrials" companies. The consensus rating score for Crane is 2.75 while the average consensus rating score for "industrials" companies is 2.60. Learn more on how CR compares to other companies.


This page (NYSE:CR) was last updated on 7/16/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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