Crane Story

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CR -- USA Stock  

USD 87.67  0.92  1.06%

Whilst many millenniums are getting more into industrials space, it makes sense to sum up Crane Co against current trends within the economy. As we have suggested previously, Crane is beginning its fall as retail investors shift to be more bearish due to the increased sector volatility. The returns on the market and returns on Crane appear slightly correlated to each other for the last few months. Invariable technical and fundamental indicators of the enterprise may also connote signals of long-running gains for Crane retail investors. Crane is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 26th of April 2021.
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Will Crane (NYSE:CR) continue to fall in February?
The company's average rating is Buy from 4 analysts. Do analysts base this consensus on technical analyses? We know that typical technical analysis utilizes price momentum, patterns, and trends looking at historical prices. It aims to identify signals based on Crane market sentiment investors' perception of the future value of Crane. Let us look at a few aspects of Crane technical analysis.
Using predictive technical analysis, we will analyze different prices and returns patterns and diagnose historical swings to determine the real value of Crane Company. In general, we focus on analyzing Crane stock price patterns and their correlations with different microeconomic environment and drivers. We also apply predictive analytics to build Crane's daily price indicators and compare them against related drivers such as momentum indicators and various other types of predictive indicators. Using this methodology combined with a more conventional technical analysis and fundamental analysis, we attempt to find the most accurate representation of Crane's intrinsic value. In addition to deriving basic predictive indicators for Crane, we also check how macroeconomic factors affect Crane price patterns. Please read more on our technical analysis page or use our predictive modules below to complement your research.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Crane's stock price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Crane in the context of predictive analytics.
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Crane. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Crane's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Crane's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Crane Company.

How does Crane Stands against Peers?

Analyzing Crane competition or peers my help you to expand the diversification possibilities of your existing portfolios and to get a better perspective on locking in new positions. Try to analyze the advantages of investing in traded instruments related to Crane across multiple sectors and thematic ideas. A good competitive analysis can cover a lot of different areas. But what areas to choose depends on who you are. The more exhaustive you are in your analysis, the more effective your competitive analysis will be.
Check out Crane Competition Details

How Crane utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Crane, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Crane is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Crane cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Crane Net Cash Flow from Operations is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Crane reported last year Net Cash Flow from Operations of 309.5 Million

Closer look at Crane Downside Variance

Crane Co has current Downside Variance of 3.48. Downside Variance (or DV) is measured by target semi-variance and is termed downside volatility. It is expressed in percentages and therefore allows for rankings in the same way as variance. One way to view downside volatility is the annualized variance of returns below the target.

Downside Variance is the probability-weighted squared below-target returns. The squaring of the below-target returns has the effect of penalizing failures at an exponential rate. This is consistent with observations made on the behavior of individual decision-making under.

Downside Variance 
SUM = Summation notation
RET DEV = Actual returns deviation over selected period
N(ER) = Number of points with returns less than expected return for the period
Let's now compare Crane Downside Variance to its closest peers:

Crane is estimated to stay under $82 in February

Latest value at risk is at -2.63. Crane Co has relatively low volatility with skewness of 1.81 and kurtosis of 6.37. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Crane Co to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns.

Our Conclusion on Crane

While many of the other players under the specialty industrial machinery industry are still a bit expensive, Crane may offer a potential longer-term growth to retail investors. In closing, as of the 25th of January 2021, our analysis shows that Crane slowly supersedes the market. The enterprise is fairly valued and projects below average probability of distress for the next 2 years. Our concluding 30 days advice on the enterprise is Strong Buy.

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