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Current Price 4244.00p Bid 4050.00p Ask 4274.00p Change 3.19%
Last Updated: 06/04/2020 21:31. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Croda manufactures speciality and industrial chemicals used in many everyday items. Its products can be found in cosmetic creams and lotions, dietary supplements, various foods, plastic bags and motor vehicles.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2019

Revenue
£1,377.70m
Operating Profit/Loss
£319.90m
Dividend yield (%)
1.80
Total dividend for year
90.0000p
Dividend cover
2.06
P/E Ratio
27.70

Key Personnel

Anita Frew
Chairman

Stock Details

EPIC
CRDA
ISIN
GB00BJFFLV09
Shares in Issue
128.89m
Market cap
£5,470.04m

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
50.00%
Hold
 
0%
Sell
 
50.00%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
4,244.00p
Bid Price
4,050.00p
Ask Price
4,274.00p
Volume
284,571
Change Today
131.00p
% Change Today
3.19%
Open
4,170.00p
Previous Close
4,244.00p
Intraday High
4,279.00p
Intraday Low
4,132.00p
52 Week High
5,375.00p
52 Week Low
4,070.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Croda International News

Friday broker round-up 28 Feb 2020 | 13:36 Wednesday broker round-up 26 Feb 2020 | 12:57 Croda profit hit by weak personal care and industrial demand 25 Feb 2020 | 08:23 Thursday broker round-up 13 Feb 2020 | 16:02 Tuesday broker round-up 14 Jan 2020 | 12:08 SkinBioTherapeutics strikes deal with chemicals giant Croda 20 Nov 2019 | 16:07 Monday broker round-up 18 Nov 2019 | 14:23 Wednesday broker round-up 01 Aug 2019 | 13:40 Monday broker round-up 29 Jul 2019 | 14:25 Croda profit drops as personal care business hit by Sino-US trade spat 24 Jul 2019 | 07:56 Tuesday broker round-up 02 Jul 2019 | 14:30 Croda shares slump on UBS downgrade 02 Jul 2019 | 12:31 Croda announces £150m special dividend as profit ticks up 26 Feb 2019 | 08:01 Wednesday broker round-up 09 Jan 2019 | 13:40 Croda completes acquisition of Brenntag Biosector 31 Dec 2018 | 07:47 Croda buys vaccine adjuvant specialist for €70m 17 Dec 2018 | 07:39 Friday broker round-up 02 Nov 2018 | 13:25 Croda Intl Q3 sales up 2.9% as forex headwinds moderate 01 Nov 2018 | 08:20 Croda adjusts intentions with Plant Impact post-acquisition 26 Oct 2018 | 07:55 UK equities look overbought, says Credit Suisse 06 Aug 2018 | 13:50 Friday broker round-up 27 Jul 2018 | 18:00 Croda posts small rise in interim profit, lifts dividend 25 Jul 2018 | 07:48 Momentum continues through first quarter at Croda 25 Apr 2018 | 09:43 Thursday broker round-up 01 Mar 2018 | 13:50 Wednesday broker round-up 28 Feb 2018 | 13:40

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
1,377.70
1,386.90
Operating Profit/Loss
319.90
328.80
Net Interest
-17.60
-11.00
Pre-Tax Profit
302.30
317.80
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
223.80
238.30
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
223.80
238.30
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
223.90
238.50
Minority Interests
-0.10
-0.20
Total Dividend Paid
90.0000p
202.0000p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Basic
172.80p
181.40p
Diluted
172.40p
180.40p
Adjusted
185.00p
190.20p
Dividend per Share
90.0000p
202.0000p

Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
851.40
780.30
Intangible Assets
445.30
454.90
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
4.70
4.80
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
22.00
80.80
Current Assets
Inventories
268.90
287.20
Trade & Other Receivables
216.80
233.60
Cash at Bank & In Hand
81.90
71.20
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
1,891.00
1,912.80

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
117.30
49.20
Other Current Liabilities
219.10
242.40
Total Current Liabilities
336.40
291.60
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
512.30
447.50
Provisions
87.70
131.80
Other Non-Current Liabilities
86.00
43.90
Total Non-Current Liabilities
686.00
623.20
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
1,022.40
914.80

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
868.60
998.00

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
15.10
15.10
Share Premium Account
93.30
93.30
Other Reserves
34.40
68.70
Retained Earnings
718.80
813.40
Shareholders Funds
861.60
990.50
Minority Interests/Other Equity
7.00
7.50
Total Equity
868.60
998.00

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Final
16 Apr 2020
28 May 2020
50.50p
Interim
22 Aug 2019
02 Oct 2019
39.50p
Special
29 Apr 2019
30 May 2019
115.00p
Final
11 Apr 2019
30 May 2019
49.00p
Interim
23 Aug 2018
03 Oct 2018
38.00p
Final
19 Apr 2018
31 May 2018
46.00p
Interim
31 Aug 2017
03 Oct 2017
35.00p
Final
04 May 2017
01 Jun 2017
41.25p
Interim
08 Sep 2016
04 Oct 2016
32.75p
Final
05 May 2016
02 Jun 2016
38.00p
Interim
27 Aug 2015
29 Sep 2015
31.00p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Dividend growth
3.45%
7.41%
Dividend yield
1.80%
1.90%
Dividend cover
2.06
2.19
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