CR - Crane Co.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
80.61
-0.12 (-0.15%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT

80.61 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 4:25PM EDT

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Previous Close80.73
Open80.95
Bid80.60 x 1000
Ask80.69 x 1100
Day's Range80.33 - 81.18
52 Week Range67.18 - 100.14
Volume292,530
Avg. Volume260,971
Market Cap4.828B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.56
PE Ratio (TTM)14.07
EPS (TTM)5.73
Earnings DateJul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.56 (1.93%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-05-30
1y Target Est104.14
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    Circor rejects Crane's buyout deal valued at $1.7 billion

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    Bloomberg8 days ago

    Crane Is Ready to Take $45-Share Offer to Circor Holders

    (Bloomberg) -- Crane Co. is ramping up pressure on rival Circor International Inc. by taking its $45-a-share takeover offer directly to the industrial product manufacturer’s shareholders.Crane has commenced an unsolicited, all-cash tender offer for the flow control equipment maker’s outstanding shares, Circor said in a statement Monday, confirming an earlier Bloomberg News report."The Circor board of directors will carefully review and evaluate Crane’s tender offer to determine the course of action that it believes is in the best interests of Circor and its shareholders," the company said. The board intends to make a recommendation to shareholders on the offer within 10 business days.The tender offer, which would crystallize Crane’s unrequited overtures into a formal hostile takeover proposal, is aimed at forcing Circor’s management to the negotiating table to avoid facing the prospect of a shareholder referendum on the deal."This cash tender offer provides Circor shareholders the opportunity to send a clear message to the Circor board," Crane Chief Executive Officer Max Mitchell said in a statement Monday. "Circor shareholders have endured five years of underperformance and a series of value-destroying capital allocation decisions by current management."The offer represents about a 50% premium above Circor’s share price on May 20, the day before Bloomberg first reported Crane’s interest in acquiring it. Circor rose less than 1 percent to $45.02 at 12:55 p.m. in New York on Monday, valuing the Burlington, Massachusetts-based company at $896 million. Crane’s largest customers by revenue include Boeing Co. and Airbus SE, while Circor’s include Lockheed Martin Corp. and Exxon Mobil Corp.The push comes almost two weeks after Mitchell criticized Circor’s board for refusing to engage in merger talks despite a series of offers to do so. In a letter dated June 4, Mitchell said Circor’s board had “provided no significant rationale for its rejection,” calling it a “disservice to Circor shareholders.”In the same letter, Mitchell said Crane was willing to improve the terms of its $45-a-share offer should Circor decide to engage.Mario Gabelli, chairman of Gamco Investors Inc., which owns 15.2% of Circor’s stock and is the largest investor, has also criticized the board’s failure to engage with Stamford, Connecticut-based Crane.In an interview last month, Gabelli said “there is no way you could talk about this as proper governance.”(Updates with comment from Crane CEO in fifth paragraph.)To contact the reporter on this story: Ed Hammond in New York at ehammond12@bloomberg.netTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Elizabeth Fournier at efournier5@bloomberg.net, Kevin MillerFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.com©2019 Bloomberg L.P.

  • Reuters8 days ago

    UPDATE 1-Crane says continues to prefer "negotiated transaction" with Circor's board

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  • MarketWatch8 days ago

    Crane commences tender offer for Circor shares for $45 in cash

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  • Business Wire8 days ago

    Crane Co. Commences Tender Offer to Acquire All Outstanding Shares of CIRCOR for $45 Per Share in Cash

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  • Reuters21 days ago

    Crane says willing to adjust buyout offer if Circor board engages in talks

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  • Business Wire21 days ago

    Crane Co. Reiterates Proposal to Deliver Significant Value to CIRCOR Shareholders

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  • Moody'slast month

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    This rating action follows the announcement that Crane has launched a hostile take-over bid to acquire CIRCOR International, Inc. (B2, Stable) ("CIRCOR") in a transaction that would be valued at more than $1.7 billion. The review for downgrade reflects the uncertainty regarding timing, transaction execution, price, integration risks and financial leverage resulting from the proposed acquisition of CICOR. The review process will focus on Crane's financial profile, ability to deleverage following the proposed acquisition and potential synergies.

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  • MarketWatchlast month

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    Shares of Circor International Inc. rocketed 43% in afternoon trade Tuesday, putting them on track for their biggest-ever one-day gain, after industrial products maker Crane Co. said it proposed buying the technology products and sub-systems company in deal valued at $1.7 billion. Under terms of the proposal, Crane would pay $45 a share in cash for each Circor share outstanding, a 47% premium to Monday's closing price of $30.66. Crane said the proposal was made on April 30, and Circor rejected the bid on May 13. "While we had hoped to complete a transaction privately, the Board's rejection of our proposal without comment or discussion led to our decision to make our proposal known to Circor shareholders so they can express their views directly to the Circor Board," said Crane Chief Executive Max Mitchell. "We believe that this business, which has great brands and products, has been meaningfully undermanaged for years." Circor responded to Crane's disclosure, saying it rejected Crane's proposal because it determined the proposal was "highly opportunistic, substantially undervalued Circor and its future prospects and did not constitute a basis for engaging in further dialogue with Crane at this time." Circor's stock has more than doubled (up 105%) year to date, but was still down 15% over the past 12 months, while the S&P 500 has gained 4.9% the past year.

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