Croda International Plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

50.000 (0.639%)
52 week
6032.0 - 10505.0

Last traded: Yesterday at 4:45 PM

Croda International Plc creates, makes, and sells specialty chemicals in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Asia, and Latin America. The company operates in four segments: Personal Care, Life Sciences, Performance Technologies, and Industrial Chemicals. It offers adhesives; crop protection additives and adjuvants, seed enhancement and animal health chemicals, chemical bio-stimulants, and specialty additives for agricultural films; and lubricant additives, coatings and polymers, vehicle cleaning chemicals, and products for automotive textiles and fibers, as well as specialty additives for plastics, and battery and catalyst industries. The company also provides specialty ingredients for self-tanning, color cosmetics, bath and shower, deodorants, anti-perspirants, depilatories, men's grooming, and oral hygiene, as well as skin, hair, sun, body, and baby care applications; construction chemicals and bitumen additives; dietary supplements; and advanced materials, and polymer additives for electronics and devices. In addition, it offers chemistries, emulsifiers, fuel and power generation additives, and polymer additives; food additives; specialty polymer additives for furniture and wood applications; household, industrial, and institutional cleaning products; lubricants; oleochemicals; and packaging, print, and paper chemicals. Further, the company provides paints and coatings; active pharmaceutical ingredients; thermal management products; plastic and rubber products; skin health products; hygiene and industrial nonwovens, botanical extracts, tissues, and textile auxiliaries; and water treatment chemicals. Additionally, it offers bio-based phase change materials for buildings and ventilation, clothing and healthcare, electronics and devices, food and refrigeration, energy storage and recovery, temperature controlled packaging, and vehicles and automotive applications. The company was incorporated in 1925 and is headquartered in Goole, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorSpecialty Chemicals / Basic Materials
Full time employees5684
Mailing addressCowick Hall Snaith East Yorkshire Goole DN14 9AA United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 1405 860551 / 44 1405 861767


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Croda International Plc paid £0.95 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 09 Sept 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 50.39%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.CRDA dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

CRDA's forward dividend amount is £0.95 and the forward dividend yield is 1.24%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Jan 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on Croda International Plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Stephen Edward FootsGroup Chief Exec. & Exec. Director52847.72k
Mr. Jeremy K. MaidenGroup Fin. Director & Exec. Director59579.22k
Mr. Mark RobinsonPres of Global Operations
Mr. Nicholas Ian ChallonerGroup Chief Scientific Officer
Mr. David BishopDirector of Investor Relations
Mr. Thomas Michael BrophyGroup Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.47
Mr. Anthony Damien FitzpatrickPres of Performance Technologies, Industrial Chemicals & Corp. Devel.
Ms. Tracy SheedyGroup HR Director
Ms. Sandra Elaine BreenePres of Regional Delivery
Mr. David CherryManaging Director of Crop Protection

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Croda International Plc is and its enterprise value is .

The CRDA's stocks Beta value is 0.48 making it 52% less volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Croda International Plc (LSE:CRDA) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Croda International Plc's Stock Symbol?

Croda International Plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "CRDA".

2. What is Croda International Plc's stock price today?

One share of CRDA stock can currently be purchased for approximately £7880.

3. How can I contact Croda International Plc?

Croda International Plc's mailing address is Cowick Hall Snaith East Yorkshire Goole DN14 9AA United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 1405 860551.

4. What is Croda International Plc's official website?

The official website of Croda International Plc is