CR AGRICOLE S A/ADR (OTCMKTS:CRARY) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research

CR AGRICOLE S A/ADR (OTCMKTS:CRARY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, reports. The brokerage currently has a $6.25 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 14.05% from the company’s previous close.

According to Zacks, “Credit Agricole S.A. markets a complete range of financial products and services. It offers savings, investments, life insurance, credit, payment and insurance services. Its activities are organized into three business lines: Central body: it ensures the cohesion and smooth functioning of the network, and represents the Group with banking authorities; Specialized business: it provides asset management, insurance, private banking, consumer credit, leasing, factoring and Banking and investment. The strength of its retail bank and know -how of its subsidiaries enable it to intervene in all areas of banking and finance. Credit Agricole is headquartered in Paris, France. “

Separately, UBS Group lowered shares of CR AGRICOLE S A/ADR from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, May 20th.

OTCMKTS CRARY opened at $5.48 on Wednesday. CR AGRICOLE S A/ADR has a 1 year low of $5.11 and a 1 year high of $7.61. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.19, a current ratio of 1.94 and a quick ratio of 1.94. The firm has a market cap of $31.16 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.68 and a beta of 1.45. The company has a fifty day moving average price of $5.95 and a 200-day moving average price of $6.06.

CR AGRICOLE S A/ADR (OTCMKTS:CRARY) last posted its earnings results on Friday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.01. CR AGRICOLE S A/ADR had a net margin of 22.28% and a return on equity of 6.68%. The firm had revenue of $5.79 billion during the quarter. On average, research analysts anticipate that CR AGRICOLE S A/ADR will post 0.71 EPS for the current fiscal year.


Crédit Agricole SA provides retail, corporate, insurance, and investment banking products and services worldwide. It operates through five segments: Asset Gathering; French Retail Banking – LCL; International Retail Banking; Specialised Financial Services; and Large Customers. The company offers payment instruments, loans, and saving products; savings/retirement, death and disability/creditor/group, and property and casualty insurance products; and expertise and investment solutions for active, passive, real estate, and alternative asset management.

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