Crown Holdings (CCK) was Initiated by Goldman to “Neutral”. Goldman advised their investors in a research report released on May 12, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Crown Holdings. Crown Holdings was Upgraded by BofA/Merrill to ” Buy” on Feb 19, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, Crown Holdings reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.07 according to the earnings call on Apr 20, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.62. The company had revenue of $1893.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2031.69 million. The company’s revenue was down -5.2 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.53 EPS.
Crown Holdings opened for trading at $53.79 and hit $54.57 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $54.4, with a gain of 1.45% or 0.78 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 9,05,914 shares. Company has a market cap of $7,588 M.
In a different news, on Apr 28, 2016, Gerard H Gifford (President – European Division) sold 15,000 shares at $53.79 per share price. According to the SEC, on Apr 26, 2016, Jozef Salaerts (President-Asia Pacific Div.) sold 20,399 shares at $53.49 per share price. On Oct 29, 2015, David A. Beaver (VP and Corporate Controller) sold 1,000 shares at $52.89 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Crown Holdings Inc. is engaged in design manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. The Company’s business is organized within three divisions Americas Europe and Asia Pacific. Within each Division the Company is organized along product lines. Within the Americas Division the Company operates Americas Beverage and North America Food. Within the European Division the Company operates European Beverage and European Food. The Company’s Asia Pacific Division consists of beverage can operations and also includes the Company’s non-beverage can operations such as food cans and specialty packaging. The Company also operates European aerosol and specialty packaging business its North American aerosol can business and its tooling and equipment operations in the United States and United Kingdom. The Company’s products include steel and aluminum cans for food beverage household and other consumer products and metal vacuum closures and caps.