Crane Co. (CR) : 361 Capital added new position in Crane Co. during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 1,352 shares of Crane Co. which is valued at $87,218 , the company said in a statement filed on Aug 15, 2016 with the SEC.Crane Co. makes up approximately 1.27% of 361 Capital’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Sys boosted its stake in CR in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 691 additional shares and now holds a total of 9,539 shares of Crane Co. which is valued at $615,361. Crane Co. makes up approx 0.01% of Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Sys’s portfolio.Retirement Systems Of Alabama boosted its stake in CR in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 102 additional shares and now holds a total of 63,928 shares of Crane Co. which is valued at $3,964,175. Crane Co. makes up approx 0.02% of Retirement Systems Of Alabama’s portfolio.
Crane Co. opened for trading at $64.08 and hit $64.61 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $64.59, with a gain of 0.42% or 0.27 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,63,761 shares. Company has a market cap of $3,772 M.
On the company’s financial health, Crane Co. reported $1.21 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.19 according to the earnings call on Jul 25, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.02. The company had revenue of $712.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $696.64 million. The company’s revenue was up .1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.06 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Crane Co.. Crane Co. was Upgraded by BofA/Merrill to ” Neutral” on Jul 29, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jul 27, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 63 from a previous price target of $57 .Alembic Global Advisors Initiated Crane Co. on Jul 11, 2016 to “Neutral”, Price Target of the shares are set at $61.
Crane Co. (Crane) is a diversified manufacturer of engineered industrial products. The Company operates in four segments: Fluid Handling which is a provider of engineered fluid handling equipment including valves pumps lined pipe and instrumentation for critical performance applications; Payment & Merchandising Technologies which is comprised of Crane Payment Innovations and Merchandising Systems; Aerospace & Electronics which has two groups: the Aerospace Group and the Electronics Group and Engineered Materials which manufactures fiberglass-reinforced plastic panels for the transportation industry RVs and industrial building applications among others. The Companys markets are chemical and pharmaceutical processing oil and gas refining power nuclear building services and utilities automated payment and merchandising aerospace defense electronics recreational vehicle (RV) non-residential construction and transportation.