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Crane Co (CR) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Crane Co (CR) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Crane Co is a diversified manufacturer of engineered industrial products. The company maintains a wide product portfolio of valves, payment acceptance and dispensing products and aerospace components. Crane Co has a market cap of $5.06 billion; its shares were traded at around $85.07 with a P/E ratio of 15.45 and P/S ratio of 1.57. The dividend yield of Crane Co stocks is 1.65%. Crane Co had annual average EBITDA growth of 8.10% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Crane Co the business predictability rank of 3-star.


For the last quarter Crane Co reported a revenue of $839.7 million, compared with the revenue of $714.2 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $3.3 billion, an increase of 20.1% from last year. For the last five years Crane Co had an average revenue growth rate of 3.3% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $5.5 for the year, an increase of 93.7% from previous year. Over the last five years Crane Co had an EPS growth rate of 2.7% a year. The Crane Co had a decent operating margin of 14.23%, compared with the operating margin of 15.17% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Crane Co is 12.45%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Crane Co has the cash and cash equivalents of $343.4 million, compared with $706.2 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $941.3 million, compared with $494.1 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 9.3. Crane Co has a financial strength rank of 6 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $85.07, Crane Co is traded at 29.3% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $65.79. The P/S ratio of the stock is 1.57, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.20. The intrinsic value of the stock is $75.55 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock lost 8.84% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • Director Donald G Cook bought 302 shares of CR stock on 02/01/2019 at the average price of $82.61. The price of the stock has increased by 2.98% since.
  • VP, CBS, People & Performance James A. Lavish sold 5,150 shares of CR stock on 02/19/2019 at the average price of $84.94. The price of the stock has increased by 0.15% since.
  • Senior Vice President Louis V. Pinkham sold 55,103 shares of CR stock on 02/19/2019 at the average price of $85.03. The price of the stock has increased by 0.05% since.
  • VP, CBS, People & Performance James A. Lavish sold 10,896 shares of CR stock on 02/06/2019 at the average price of $82.9. The price of the stock has increased by 2.62% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of CR, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.