Media coverage about Crh Plc (NYSE:CRH) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Crh Plc earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the construction company an impact score of 45.8962346394262 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Crh Plc (NYSE CRH) traded up 0.12% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $34.06. The company had a trading volume of 653,449 shares. Crh Plc has a 1-year low of $31.55 and a 1-year high of $38.04. The firm has a market capitalization of $28.35 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.34 and a beta of 0.96. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $35.49 and a 200 day moving average price of $35.47.
Several equities analysts recently weighed in on CRH shares. Bank of America Corporation upgraded Crh Plc from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, April 21st. BidaskClub downgraded Crh Plc from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Crh Plc has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $39.00.
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Crh Plc 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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