CRH (CRH) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.22
Headlines about CRH (NYSE:CRH) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CRH earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the construction company an impact score of 46.3770775055812 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
CRH (CRH) traded up $0.08 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $36.09. 446,600 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 582,285. CRH has a one year low of $32.82 and a one year high of $38.06. The company has a quick ratio of 1.10, a current ratio of 1.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57.
Several research firms have recently commented on CRH. Jefferies Group began coverage on shares of CRH in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Morgan Stanley raised shares of CRH from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and upped their price target for the company from $30.50 to $32.50 in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of CRH from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $32.50.
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CRH Company Profile
CRH public limited company (CRH plc) is a building materials company. The Company’s segments include Europe Heavyside, Europe Lightside, Europe Distribution, Americas Materials, Americas Products, Americas Distribution and Asia. Europe Heavyside segment is engaged in the manufacturing and supply of aggregates, asphalt, cement, readymixed and precast concrete and landscaping products.
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