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Crane Holdings Valuation

Is CR undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

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4/6

Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CR?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

CR key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue2.1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA12x
PEG Ratio2x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does CR's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

The above table shows the PE ratio for CR vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average33.2x
ITT ITT
19.7x12.7%US$7.0b
AQUA Evoqua Water Technologies
74.7x18.3%US$5.4b
TKR Timken
14.4x13.4%US$5.4b
WTS Watts Water Technologies
23.9x-0.3%US$5.3b
CR Crane Holdings
17.7x9.0%US$5.9b

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CR is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.7x) compared to the peer average (33.2x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does CR's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Machinery Industry?

0 CompaniesPrice / EarningsEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Industry Avg.n/a11.2%
n/an/an/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CR is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.7x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (21.4x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is CR's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

CR PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio17.7x
Fair PE Ratio17.2x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: CR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.7x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.2x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of CR when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: CR ($105.72) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($187.42)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

The above table shows the analyst CR forecast and predictions for the stock price in 12 month’s time.
DateShare PriceAverage 1Y Price TargetDispersionHighLow1Y Actual priceAnalysts
CurrentUS$105.72
US$125.33
+18.6%
3.6%US$130.00US$116.00n/a6
Nov ’23US$102.92
US$125.33
+21.8%
3.6%US$130.00US$116.00n/a6
Oct ’23US$87.54
US$126.17
+44.1%
4.5%US$134.00US$116.00n/a6
Sep ’23US$93.33
US$125.67
+34.6%
4.5%US$134.00US$116.00n/a6
Aug ’23US$98.43
US$121.83
+23.8%
4.5%US$130.00US$115.00n/a6
Jul ’23US$88.23
US$125.17
+41.9%
5.8%US$134.00US$115.00n/a6
Jun ’23US$93.33
US$125.17
+34.1%
5.8%US$134.00US$115.00n/a6
May ’23US$96.23
US$124.33
+29.2%
5.5%US$134.00US$115.00n/a6
Apr ’23US$108.70
US$127.50
+17.3%
5.1%US$137.00US$116.00n/a6
Mar ’23US$97.21
US$125.67
+29.3%
5.9%US$137.00US$116.00n/a6
Feb ’23US$103.72
US$125.67
+21.2%
5.9%US$137.00US$116.00n/a6
Jan ’23US$101.73
US$123.33
+21.2%
7.4%US$137.00US$111.00n/a6
Dec ’22US$94.47
US$123.80
+31.0%
4.7%US$132.00US$115.00US$108.485
Nov ’22US$105.91
US$123.80
+16.9%
4.7%US$132.00US$115.00US$102.925
Oct ’22US$97.11
US$118.80
+22.3%
5.7%US$130.00US$111.00US$87.545
Sep ’22US$99.69
US$117.75
+18.1%
6.2%US$130.00US$111.00US$93.334
Aug ’22US$97.23
US$117.75
+21.1%
6.2%US$130.00US$111.00US$98.434
Jul ’22US$92.94
US$111.25
+19.7%
3.7%US$118.00US$107.00US$88.234
Jun ’22US$95.65
US$110.00
+15.0%
4.5%US$118.00US$105.00US$93.334
May ’22US$94.06
US$94.75
+0.7%
8.9%US$108.00US$85.00US$96.234
Apr ’22US$95.02
US$94.00
-1.1%
5.9%US$100.00US$85.00US$108.705
Mar ’22US$86.55
US$93.20
+7.7%
5.2%US$99.00US$85.00US$97.215
Feb ’22US$78.56
US$88.60
+12.8%
8.2%US$99.00US$80.00US$103.725
Jan ’22US$77.66
US$79.00
+1.7%
7.8%US$88.00US$70.00US$101.735
Dec ’21US$70.32
US$72.80
+3.5%
6.5%US$80.00US$66.00US$94.475

Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.


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