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Charles River Laboratories International (CRL) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-1.58 (-0.71%)
(As of 05/21/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
372,360 shs
Average Volume
559,273 shs
Market Capitalization
$11.41 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Charles River Laboratories International MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.64 Rating Score
15.3% Upside
$255.27 Price Target
Short Interest
3.69% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.84mentions of Charles River Laboratories International in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.57 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $11.00 to $12.32 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.

4.53 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

97th out of 920 stocks

Commercial Physical Research Industry

4th out of 10 stocks

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About Charles River Laboratories International Stock (NYSE:CRL)

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. provides drug discovery, non-clinical development, and safety testing services in the United States, Europe, Canada, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Research Models and Services (RMS), Discovery and Safety Assessment (DSA), and Manufacturing Solutions (Manufacturing). The RMS segment produces and sells rodents, and purpose-bred rats and mice for use by researchers. This segment also provides a range of services to assist its clients in supporting the use of research models in research and screening pre-clinical drug candidates, including research models, genetically engineered models and services, insourcing solutions, and research animal diagnostic services. The DSA segment offers early and in vivo discovery services for the identification and validation of novel targets, chemical compounds, and antibodies through delivery of preclinical drug and therapeutic candidates ready for safety assessment; and safety assessment services, such as toxicology, pathology, safety pharmacology, bioanalysis, drug metabolism, and pharmacokinetics services. The Manufacturing segment provides in vitro methods for conventional and rapid quality control testing of sterile and non-sterile pharmaceuticals and consumer products. This segment also offers specialized testing of biologics that are outsourced by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. It also provides contract vivarium operation services to biopharmaceutical clients. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts.

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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Commercial physical research
Life Sciences Tools & Services
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
11 Analysts


Net Income
$474.62 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.13 billion
Cash Flow
$16.76 per share
Book Value
$70.15 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$11.39 billion

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CRL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Charles River Laboratories International stock right now?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Charles River Laboratories International in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" CRL shares.
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What is Charles River Laboratories International's stock price target for 2024?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Charles River Laboratories International's shares. Their CRL share price targets range from $205.00 to $290.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $255.27 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have CRL shares performed in 2024?

Charles River Laboratories International's stock was trading at $236.40 at the beginning of the year. Since then, CRL shares have decreased by 6.3% and is now trading at $221.48.
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Are investors shorting Charles River Laboratories International?

Charles River Laboratories International saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,910,000 shares, an increase of 20.9% from the March 31st total of 1,580,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 533,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days.
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When is Charles River Laboratories International's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 14th 2024.
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How were Charles River Laboratories International's earnings last quarter?

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE:CRL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 9th. The medical research company reported $2.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.05 by $0.22. The medical research company had revenue of $1.01 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $997.24 million. Charles River Laboratories International had a net margin of 10.81% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.16%.
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What guidance has Charles River Laboratories International issued on next quarter's earnings?

Charles River Laboratories International issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 10.900-11.400 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 11.020. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.2 billion-$4.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.2 billion.

What is James C. Foster's approval rating as Charles River Laboratories International's CEO?

291 employees have rated Charles River Laboratories International Chief Executive Officer James C. Foster on James C. Foster has an approval rating of 75% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Charles River Laboratories International own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Charles River Laboratories International investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Boeing (BA), Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Salesforce (CRM), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Mastercard (MA), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

Who are Charles River Laboratories International's major shareholders?

Charles River Laboratories International's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.74%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.94%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.57%), Meritage Group LP (2.30%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (2.17%) and Ariel Investments LLC (1.81%). Insiders that own company stock include Birgit Girshick, David Ross Smith, Deborah Turner Kochevar, George Massaro, James C Foster, James C Foster, Joseph W Laplume, Michael Gunnar Knell, Richard F Wallman, Shannon M Parisotto, Victoria L Creamer, Victoria L Creamer, William D Barbo and William D Barbo.
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How do I buy shares of Charles River Laboratories International?

Shares of CRL 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 Charles River Laboratories International have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Charles River Laboratories International: 3313290 Nova Scotia Company, 9904140 Canada Inc., Accugenix Inc., Agilux Laboratories, Argenta Discovery 2009 Limited, Ballardvale C.V., Beijing Vital River Laboratory Animal Technology Co. Ltd., BioFocus DPI (Holdings) Ltd., Biological Laboratories Europe Ltd. ("BioLabs"), Blue Stream Laboratories, Brains On-Line, CRL Dutch Holding Company B.V., CRL Group France, CRL Group International France, CRL Holding Germany GmbH, CRL Holding Netherlands B.V., CRL Safety Assessment Inc., Celsis Group Limited, Celsis International, Celsis International B.V., Celsis International GmbH, Celsis International Limited, Celsis Limited, Cerebricon, Chantest, Charles River Detecção Microbiana e de Endotoxina Participações Ltda, Charles River Discovery Research Services Finland, Charles River Discovery Research Services Germany GmbH, Charles River Discovery Research Services Inc., Charles River Discovery Research Services International Inc., Charles River Discovery Research Services UK Limited, Charles River Endotoxin Microbial Detection Europe SAS, Charles River Endotoxin and Microbial Detection Israel, Charles River Endotoxin and Microbial Detection Singapore Pte. Ltd., Charles River Germany GmbH & Co. KG, Charles River Germany Verwaltungs GmbH, Charles River Holdings LLC, Charles River Laboratories Ashland LLC, Charles River Laboratories Asia Holdings Limited, Charles River Laboratories Australia Pty. Ltd., Charles River Laboratories Belgium SPRL, Charles River Laboratories Cleveland Inc., Charles River Laboratories Copenhagen, Charles River Laboratories Den Bosch B.V., Charles River Laboratories Edinburgh Ltd., Charles River Laboratories España SA, Charles River Laboratories Evreux, Charles River Laboratories France Safety Assessment SAS, Charles River Laboratories France-C.R.L.F. SAS, Charles River Laboratories Germany GmbH, Charles River Laboratories Group, Charles River Laboratories Holding Europe SAS, Charles River Laboratories Holding SAS, Charles River Laboratories Holdings Limited, Charles River Laboratories Hungary, Charles River Laboratories I Delaware Holdings Inc., Charles River Laboratories II Delaware Holdings Inc., Charles River Laboratories Inc., Charles River Laboratories India Private Limited, Charles River Laboratories Ireland Holding Unlimited Company, Charles River Laboratories Ireland Limited, Charles River Laboratories Italia Srl, Charles River Laboratories Japan Inc., Charles River Laboratories Korea, Charles River Laboratories Luxembourg S.a.r.l., Charles River Laboratories Montreal ULC, Charles River Laboratories Poland Sp. Z.o.o., Charles River Laboratories Research Models and Services Germany GmbH, Charles River Laboratories SA France Acquisition SAS, Charles River Laboratories SA France Holdings SAS, Charles River Laboratories SA Japan KK, Charles River Laboratories SA Netherlands Holdings B.V., Charles River Laboratories SA USA Inc., Charles River Laboratories Saint Nazaire, Charles River Laboratories Saint‑Constant S.A., Charles River Microbial Solutions Company (Shanghai) Limited, Charles River Microbial Solutions International Limited, Charles River Nederland B.V., Charles River UK Limited, Charles River ULC, CiToxLAB, Citox Inc., Citoxlab USA LLC, Cognate BioServices, Genetic Models, HemaCare, Inveresk Research, KWS BioTest, KWS BioTest Limited, MPI Research, Molecular Therapeutics, Nastor Investments, NewLab BioQuality AG, Northwest Kinetics, Oncotest, Pathology Associates International Corporation, Piedmont Research Center, Primedica, Retrogenix Limited, River Valley Farms, Saothorlanna Bitheolaiocha Idirnaisiunta Teoranta, Sierra Biomedical, Solvo Biotechnology USA Inc., Solvo Biotechnológiai Zrt, Springborn Laboratories, Sunrise Farms Inc., Systems Pathology Company LLC, Tektagen Inc, Vigene Biosciences Inc., WIL Research, Zhanjiang A&C Biological Ltd., and Zhejiang Vital River Laboratory Animal Technology Co. Ltd..
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This page (NYSE:CRL) was last updated on 5/21/2024 by Staff

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