Analysts expect Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD.B) to post sales of $277.31 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Crawford &’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $281.33 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $272.33 million. Crawford & posted sales of $272.42 million during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 1.8%. The company is expected to announce its next earnings results on Monday, February 26th.
On average, analysts expect that Crawford & will report full-year sales of $277.31 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $1.08 billion to $1.09 billion. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the firm will post sales of $1.11 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $1.11 billion to $1.12 billion. Zacks’ sales calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that follow Crawford &.
Several equities research analysts have issued reports on CRD.B shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Crawford & from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. ValuEngine upgraded Crawford & from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded Crawford & from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Thursday, August 24th.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 7th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 21st will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 20th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.02%. Crawford &’s dividend payout ratio is currently 32.26%.
Crawford & Company Profile
Crawford & Company (Crawford) is an independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance and self-insured entities. The Company’s Crawford Solution offers claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for various product lines, including property and casualty claims management; workers’ compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration.
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