CRH (LON:CRH) Earns “Buy” Rating from UBS Group

UBS Group reissued their buy rating on shares of CRH (LON:CRH) in a research report report published on Monday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

Several other analysts also recently weighed in on CRH. Barclays downgraded shares of CRH to an equal weight rating and set a GBX 3,300 ($43.12) target price for the company. in a report on Monday, July 8th. Jefferies Financial Group reiterated a buy rating on shares of CRH in a report on Tuesday, June 25th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an underweight rating on shares of CRH in a research note on Tuesday, July 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 2,978.33 ($38.92).

CRH stock opened at GBX 2,756 ($36.01) on Monday. CRH has a fifty-two week low of GBX 1,961 ($25.62) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 2,889 ($37.75). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 72.39, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a current ratio of 1.35. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 2,690.92 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 2,564.64. The company has a market capitalization of $21.92 billion and a PE ratio of 6.67.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 5th will be paid a €0.20 ($0.23) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.69%. CRH’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 0.15%.

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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