The stock of Cranswick plc (LON:CWK) gapped up by GBX 17 today and has GBX 2419.20 target or 8.00% above today’s GBX 2240.00 share price. The 7 months technical chart setup indicates low risk for the GBX 1.15B company. The gap was reported on Nov, 30 by Barchart.com. If the GBX 2419.20 price target is reached, the company will be worth GBX 92.00 million more.
Gaps up are useful for using as a support level and to some extent as a tradeable event. If investors already hold the stock and experience a price gap up, then its usually a good idea to hold the stock for a stronger up move. Back-tests of these patterns indicate that two-thirds of the times the stock performance improves after the gap. The area gaps close 89% of the time, the breakaway gaps, 2%, the continuation gaps 4% and the exhaustion gaps 61%. The stock decreased 3.74% or GBX 87 on November 30, hitting GBX 2240. About 71,517 shares traded hands or 54.53% up from the average. Cranswick plc (LON:CWK) has declined 1.67% since May 4, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.89% the S&P500.
Cranswick plc (LON:CWK) Ratings Coverage
Out of 7 analysts covering Cranswick PLC (LON:CWK), 5 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 71% are positive. Cranswick PLC has been the topic of 54 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Hold” on Monday, November 30. The stock of Cranswick plc (LON:CWK) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 27 by Investec. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Liberum Capital on Monday, January 25. The stock of Cranswick plc (LON:CWK) earned “Buy” rating by HSBC on Friday, January 29. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital on Monday, April 11 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, February 1 by Liberum Capital. On Monday, March 14 the stock rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Buy”. The stock of Cranswick plc (LON:CWK) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 28 by Liberum Capital. The rating was maintained by Investec on Wednesday, November 16 with “Buy”. The stock of Cranswick plc (LON:CWK) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, May 9 by Liberum Capital.
Cranswick plc is a supplier of food products. The company has a market cap of 1.15 billion GBP. The Firm operates through Foods segment, which is engaged in the manufacture and supply of food products to the United Kingdom grocery retailers, the food service sector and other food producers. It has a 24.58 P/E ratio. The Firm provides a range of pork, gourmet sausages, cooked meats, cooked poultry, charcuterie, hand-cured and air-dried bacon, gourmet pastry products and sandwiches through retail, food servicing and manufacturing channels.
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