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Should You Invest in Crocs Inc. (CROX) Now?

Crocs Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 13.51x compared to its average ratio,, and the 36-month beta value for CROX is at 1.96. Analysts have varying views on the stock, with 6 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 rating it as “overweight,” 4 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

The average price suggested by analysts for CROX is $150.33, which is $32.9 above the current market price. The public float for CROX is 60.06M, and currently, shorts hold a 10.79% of that float. The average trading volume for CROX on March 16, 2023 was 1.54M shares.

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CROX) stock’s latest price update

Crocs Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX)’s stock price has increased by 1.02 compared to its previous closing price of 116.24. Despite this, the company has experienced a -5.15% fall in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 02/16/23 that Crocs Rises as Earnings Impress Amid a Sunny Outlook

CROX’s Market Performance

CROX’s stock has fallen by -5.15% in the past week, with a monthly drop of -1.03% and a quarterly rise of 25.42%. The volatility ratio for the week is 5.45% while the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 4.80% for Crocs Inc. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -4.49% for CROX stock, with a simple moving average of 36.33% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of CROX

Piper Sandler, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CROX reach a price target of $90, previously predicting the price at $120. The rating they have provided for CROX stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on July 26th, 2022.

Loop Capital gave a rating of “Buy” to CROX, setting the target price at $75 in the report published on July 05th of the previous year.

CROX Trading at -2.77% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought CROX to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -18.17% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 4.80%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.45%, as shares sank -4.08% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +8.30% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, CROX fell by -5.15%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +120.40% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $122.70. In addition, Crocs Inc. saw 8.30% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CROX starting from SMACH THOMAS J, who purchase 3,000 shares at the price of $113.15 back on Mar 13. After this action, SMACH THOMAS J now owns 3,000 shares of Crocs Inc., valued at $339,438 using the latest closing price.

Rees Andrew, the Chief Executive Officer of Crocs Inc., sale 20,000 shares at $130.77 during a trade that took place back on Feb 17, which means that Rees Andrew is holding 119,748 shares at $2,615,476 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for CROX

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +24.68 for the present operating margin
  • +51.57 for the gross margin

The net margin for Crocs Inc. stands at +15.19. Equity return is now at value 94.40, with 11.90 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.60.


In conclusion, Crocs Inc. (CROX) has had a mixed performance lately. Opinion on the stock among analysts is bullish, with some giving it a “buy” rating and others a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.