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Current Price 4844.65p Bid 4834.00p Ask 4836.00p Change 0.33%
Last Updated: 19/07/2019 19:31. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Croda International plc is the name behind high performance ingredients and technologies in some of the world's biggest and most successful brands: creating, making and selling speciality chemicals that are relied on by industries and consumers everywhere. They have a network of over 4,200 passionate and committed employees, working together as one global team across manufacturing sites and offices in 36 countries. Croda is a FTSE100 company with a flexible structure that allows them to focus on developing and delivering innovative, sustainable ingredients that their customers can build on in: Personal Care, Health Care, Crop Care, Polymer Additives, Lubricants, Coatings & Polymers, Geo Tech, Home Care and Industrial Specialities.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2018

Turnover
£1,386.90m
Operating Profit
£328.80m
Dividend Yield
1.81
Dividend Per Share
87.00
Dividend Cover
2.09
P/E Ratio
26.57

Key Personnel

Stephen Edward Foots
Chief Executive
Jeremy Kim Maiden
Group Finance Director
Anita Margaret Frew
Non-Executive Chairman
Roberto Cirillo
Non-Executive Director
Alan Murray Ferguson
Non-Executive Director
Jacqui Ferguson
Non-Executive Director
Dr Keith Layden
Non-Executive Director
Dr Helena Louise Ganczakowski
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
CRDA
ISIN
GB00BJFFLV09
Shares in Issue
128,656,975
Market cap
£6,201.27m

Analyst Views (6)

Strong Buy
 
16.67%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
66.67%
Sell
 
16.67%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
4836.00p
Bid Price
4834.00p
Ask Price
4836.00p
Volume
354929
Change Today
16.00p
% Change Today
0.33%
Open
4850.00p
Previous Close
4836.00p
Intraday High
4882.00p
Intraday Low
4828.00p
52 Week High
5415.00p
52 Week Low
4392.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Croda International Intra-day Chart

Croda International News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Director Deals - Croda International PLC (CRDA) 11 Jul 2019 | 16:35 Director Deals - Croda International PLC (CRDA) 11 Jul 2019 | 16:35 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Croda International PLC 05 Jul 2019 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Croda International PLC 02 Jul 2019 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Croda International PLC 28 Jun 2019 | 08:50 Director Deals - Croda International PLC (CRDA) 14 Jun 2019 | 15:30 Director Deals - Croda International PLC (CRDA) 14 Jun 2019 | 15:30 Director Deals - Croda International PLC (CRDA) 14 Jun 2019 | 15:25 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Croda International PLC 09 May 2019 | 09:00 Director Deals - Croda International PLC (CRDA) 06 Mar 2019 | 10:20 Director Deals - Croda International PLC (CRDA) 06 Mar 2019 | 10:20 Director Deals - Croda International PLC (CRDA) 06 Mar 2019 | 10:20 Director Deals - Croda International PLC (CRDA) 06 Mar 2019 | 10:20 Director Deals - Croda International PLC (CRDA) 06 Mar 2019 | 10:15 Director Deals - Croda International PLC (CRDA) 06 Mar 2019 | 10:15 FTSE losses accelerate on Brexit delay inspired sterling strength, trade doubts 26 Feb 2019 | 12:06 Croda lines up special dividend; stronger pound weighs on profits 26 Feb 2019 | 07:33 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Croda International PLC 04 Feb 2019 | 08:20 Director Deals - Croda International PLC (CRDA) 11 Jan 2019 | 16:30 Director Deals - Croda International PLC (CRDA) 11 Jan 2019 | 16:30 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Croda International PLC 09 Jan 2019 | 10:30 FTSE 100 on course to finish 2018 on the front foot 31 Dec 2018 | 09:00 Croda completes Brenntag Biosector acquisition 31 Dec 2018 | 07:16 Croda to acquire Brenntag Biosector for €72m 17 Dec 2018 | 07:14 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Croda International PLC 07 Dec 2018 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Croda International PLC 27 Nov 2018 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Croda International PLC 02 Nov 2018 | 09:50 Director Deals - Croda International PLC (CRDA) 01 Nov 2018 | 12:00 Director Deals - Croda International PLC (CRDA) 01 Nov 2018 | 12:00 Croda affirms guidance as sales tick up in Q3 01 Nov 2018 | 08:28

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
780.3
684.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
454.9
386.3
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
85.6
54.4
Total Non-Current Assets
1,320.8
1,124.7
Inventory
287.2
258.5
Trade & Receivables
233.6
202.2
Cash & Receivables
71.2
63.3
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
1,912.8
1,648.7

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
291.6
270.9
Long Term Liabilities
623.2
547.9
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
914.8
818.8

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
998.0
829.9

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
0.0
0.0
Minority Interests
7.5
7.6
Retained Earnings
0.0
0.0
Share Premium Account
0.0
0.0
Other Equity
990.5
822.3
Total Equity
998.0
829.9

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
262.0
262.5
Cashflow Before Financing
76.9
73.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-18.5
0.4

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Turnover
1,386.9
1,373.1
Cost of Sales
864.6
855.7
Gross Profit
522.3
517.4
Operating Profit
328.8
326.0
Pre-Tax Profit
317.8
314.1
Profit / Loss for the Year
238.3
236.7

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Special Dividend
11 Apr 2019
30 May 2019
H2 Dividend
11 Apr 2019
30 May 2019
H1 Dividend
23 Aug 2018
03 Oct 2018
H2 Dividend
19 Apr 2018
31 May 2018
H1 Dividend
31 Aug 2017
03 Oct 2017
H2 Dividend
04 May 2017
01 Jun 2017
H1 Dividend
08 Sep 2016
04 Oct 2016
Special Dividend
06 May 2016
02 Jun 2016
H2 Dividend
05 May 2016
02 Jun 2016
H1 Dividend
27 Aug 2015
29 Sep 2015
H2 Dividend
30 Apr 2015
28 May 2015
H1 Dividend
27 Aug 2014
30 Sep 2014
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