Analysts See $1.17 EPS for Crane Co. (CR)

January 21, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

 Analysts See $1.17 EPS for Crane Co. (CR)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.46, from 1.54 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 35 investors sold Crane Co. shares while 89 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. 35.90 million shares or 1.25% less from 36.35 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Schroder Inv Mngmt Grp invested in 0.01% or 55,700 shares. South Dakota Investment Council has invested 0.03% in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR). First Citizens State Bank And Tru holds 4,549 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Gemmer Asset Limited Liability Com holds 0.01% in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) or 183 shares. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR). Enterprise Fincl Ser Corp stated it has 190 shares. Gotham Asset Limited Company holds 0.11% or 89,803 shares. 29,400 are held by Sit Associate. M&T Bankshares owns 3,849 shares. Hsbc Holdings Public Limited Com has 4,781 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 36,985 shares. Comml Bank Of Ny Mellon Corporation stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR). Retirement Of Alabama reported 83,842 shares. Jensen Investment Inc has 0.01% invested in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR). Moreover, Us National Bank & Trust De has 0% invested in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) for 10,341 shares.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 insider sales for $3.10 million activity. PANTALEONI A D also sold $386,474 worth of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) shares. Another trade for 9,200 shares valued at $701,041 was made by SALOVAARA KRISTIAN ROBERT on Friday, August 4. The insider DUPONT AUGUSTUS I sold 11,130 shares worth $960,339. $518,210 worth of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) was sold by Switter Edward S on Thursday, August 31.

Analysts expect Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) to report $1.17 EPS on January, 29.They anticipate $0.15 EPS change or 14.71 % from last quarter’s $1.02 EPS. CR’s profit would be $69.44 million giving it 19.90 P/E if the $1.17 EPS is correct. After having $1.13 EPS previously, Crane Co.’s analysts see 3.54 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.63% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $93.13. About 331,241 shares traded or 13.11% up from the average. Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) has risen 42.66% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.96% the S&P500.

Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering Crane (NYSE:CR), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Crane had 45 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, July 24 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) earned “Buy” rating by Vertical Research on Wednesday, December 6. Aegis Capital initiated the shares of CR in report on Friday, December 2 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was initiated by William Blair with “Outperform” on Tuesday, August 18. The stock of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, May 16. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, February 1. Seaport Global downgraded the shares of CR in report on Wednesday, March 9 to “Accumulate” rating.

Crane Co. manufactures and sells engineered industrial products in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and internationally. The company has market cap of $5.53 billion. The companyÂ’s Fluid Handling segment provides process valves and related products, such as on/off valves and related products for critical and demanding applications in the chemical, gas and oil, power, non-residential construction, and general industrial end markets; and pumps and related products for water and wastewater applications in the industrial, municipal, commercial, and military markets. It has a 41.15 P/E ratio. This segment offers its products under the Crane, Saunders, Jenkins, Pacific, Xomox, Krombach, DEPA, ELRO, REVO, Flowseal, Centerline, Resistoflex, Duochek, Barksdale, WTA, Deming, Weinman, Burks, and Barnes trade names.

More news for Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “Crane Co. Completes Acquisition of Crane & Co., Inc. (“Crane Currency”)” on January 10, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s article titled: “Crane (CR) Closes Acquisition of Crane Currency for $800M” and published on January 11, 2018 is yet another important article.

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