CRH (NYSE:CRH) Upgraded by Credit Suisse Group to Outperform
Credit Suisse Group upgraded shares of CRH (NYSE:CRH) from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a research note released on Thursday, Briefing.com Automated Import reports.
CRH has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Barclays restated an underweight rating on shares of CRH in a report on Tuesday, May 19th. Societe Generale lowered shares of CRH from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Monday, June 22nd. ValuEngine raised shares of CRH from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday, March 9th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an overweight rating on shares of CRH in a research report on Tuesday, June 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of CRH from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Monday, June 22nd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $36.80.
NYSE CRH traded up $0.83 on Thursday, hitting $35.66. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 619,999 shares, compared to its average volume of 686,889. The firm has a market cap of $27.30 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.93 and a beta of 1.03. CRH has a 52-week low of $17.73 and a 52-week high of $40.88. The company’s 50-day simple moving average is $32.91 and its 200 day simple moving average is $33.44. The company has a current ratio of 1.61, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47.
CRH Company Profile
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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