Crane (NYSE:CR) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.10 EPS

Crane (NYSE:CRGet Free Report) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday. The conglomerate reported $1.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.12 by $0.10, reports. Crane had a return on equity of 24.45% and a net margin of 13.10%. The company had revenue of $565.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $546.39 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.25 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 10.0% on a year-over-year basis. Crane updated its FY24 guidance to $4.75-5.05 EPS and its FY 2024 guidance to 4.750-5.050 EPS.

Crane Trading Up 5.8 %

Shares of CR opened at $138.27 on Wednesday. Crane has a 52-week low of $67.28 and a 52-week high of $139.54. The business’s fifty day moving average is $130.01 and its 200-day moving average is $115.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29, a quick ratio of 0.88 and a current ratio of 1.18. The firm has a market cap of $7.89 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.47, a PEG ratio of 1.93 and a beta of 1.49.

Crane Announces Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 31st will be issued a $0.205 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 31st. This represents a $0.82 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.59%. Crane’s dividend payout ratio is presently 22.22%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on CR shares. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price objective on Crane from $135.00 to $150.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 17th. Vertical Research raised Crane from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday. downgraded Crane from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, April 19th. Finally, Bank of America lifted their price target on Crane from $110.00 to $140.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 5th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, Crane currently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $125.00.

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Crane Company Profile

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Crane Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells engineered industrial products in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Aerospace & Electronics, Process Flow Technologies, and Engineered Materials.

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