|Bid||89.49 x 1100|
|Ask||89.39 x 800|
|Day's Range||86.20 - 89.80|
|52 Week Range||36.77 - 89.80|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.71|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||29.06|
|Earnings Date||Apr 26, 2021 - Apr 30, 2021|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.72 (1.94%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Feb 25, 2021|
|1y Target Est||96.00|
Crane (CR) discusses strategic priorities for future growth at its annual investor day. It also provides its long-term view and talks about revision in projections for 2021.
As previously announced, Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) will hold its annual investor conference virtually on Thursday, February 25, 2021, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EST). Speakers will include Max H. Mitchell and other key Crane Co. executives.
Crane (NYSE:CR) posted Q4 earnings of $58.90 million, an increase from Q3 of 30.62%. Sales dropped to $726.40 million, a 1.14% decrease between quarters. In Q3, Crane earned $84.90 million, and total sales reached $734.80 million. What Is Return On Capital Employed? Changes in earnings and sales indicate shifts in Crane's Return on Capital Employed, a measure of yearly pre-tax profit relative to capital employed by a business. Generally, a higher ROCE suggests successful growth of a company and is a sign of higher earnings per share in the future. In Q4, Crane posted an ROCE of 0.04%. It is important to keep in mind ROCE evaluates past performance and is not used as a predictive tool. It is a good measure of a company's recent performance, but several factors could affect earnings and sales in the near future. View more earnings on CR ROCE is an important metric for the comparison of similar companies. A relatively high ROCE shows Crane is potentially operating at a higher level of efficiency than other companies in its industry. If the company is generating high profits with its current level of capital, some of that money can be reinvested in more capital which will generally lead to higher returns and earnings per share growth. In Crane's case, the positive ROCE ratio will be something investors pay attention to before making long-term financial decisions. Q4 Earnings Recap Crane reported Q4 earnings per share at $1.0/share, which did not meet analyst predictions of $1.1/share. See more from BenzingaClick here for options trades from BenzingaReturn On Capital Employed Overview: CVR EnergyReturn On Capital Employed Overview: Cerence© 2021 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.