Croda International Plc (OTCMKTS:COIHY) Short Interest Update

Croda International Plc (OTCMKTS:COIHYGet Rating) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 800 shares, a decrease of 50.0% from the April 30th total of 1,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 24,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.0 days.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Croda International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 20th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, Croda International has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $60.00.

OTCMKTS:COIHY opened at $42.68 on Friday. Croda International has a one year low of $39.80 and a one year high of $71.42. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $48.01 and a 200 day moving average price of $55.68.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, June 21st. Investors of record on Friday, May 6th will be given a $0.3263 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 5th. This represents a yield of 1.17%.

Croda International Company Profile (Get Rating)

Croda International Plc creates, makes, and sells specialty chemicals in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Asia, and Latin America. It operates through four segments: Consumer Care, Life Sciences, Performance Technologies, and Industrial Chemicals. The company offers adhesives; crop protection additives and adjuvants, seed enhancement and animal health chemicals, chemical bio-stimulants, and specialty additives for agricultural films; and lubricant additives, coatings and polymers, vehicle cleaning chemicals, and products for automotive textiles and fibers, as well as specialty additives for plastics, and battery and catalyst industries.

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