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

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

Crane Stock Performance

Shares of CR stock opened at $138.27 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.89 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.47, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.93 and a beta of 1.49. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29, a current ratio of 1.18 and a quick ratio of 0.88. Crane has a 12-month low of $67.28 and a 12-month high of $139.54. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $130.01 and a 200 day simple moving average of $115.65.

Crane Dividend Announcement

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

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Stifel Nicolaus upped their target price on Crane from $150.00 to $157.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday. Bank of America upped their target price on Crane from $110.00 to $140.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 5th. Vertical Research raised Crane from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday. Finally, lowered Crane from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, April 19th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from, the stock currently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $126.40.

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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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