A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on CRH. Zacks Investment Research lowered CRH from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Monday, June 22nd. Societe Generale downgraded CRH from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday, June 22nd. UBS Group reiterated a buy rating on shares of CRH in a research report on Monday, June 15th. Credit Suisse Group upgraded shares of CRH from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a report on Thursday, July 2nd. Finally, Barclays reaffirmed an underweight rating on shares of CRH in a research note on Friday, July 10th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $45.00.
Shares of NYSE CRH traded down $0.53 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $39.05. 11,521 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 911,589. CRH has a 52 week low of $17.73 and a 52 week high of $40.88. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $37.07 and its 200 day moving average price is $33.01. The stock has a market capitalization of $30.97 billion, a PE ratio of 15.25 and a beta of 1.03. The company has a quick ratio of 1.18, a current ratio of 1.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47.
CRH plc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes building materials. It operates through three segments: Europe Materials, Americas Materials, and Building Products. The company manufactures and supplies cement, lime, aggregates, readymixed and precast concrete, and asphalt products; and construction accessories, architectural products, shutters and awnings, and perimeter protection and network access products.
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