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NYSE:CRH

CRH (CRH) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$83.60
-0.71 (-0.84%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$82.85
$84.07
50-Day Range
$66.20
$84.26
52-Week Range
$46.84
$84.52
Volume
4.23 million shs
Average Volume
3.81 million shs
Market Capitalization
$59.78 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
1.94%
Price Target
$60.70

CRH MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.80 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
27.4% Downside
$60.70 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.83% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.76mentions of CRH in the last 14 days
Based on 23 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.69%
From $5.20 to $5.60 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.02 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

87th out of 96 stocks

Cement, Hydraulic Industry

4th out of 4 stocks


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About CRH Stock (NYSE:CRH)

CRH plc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes building materials in Ireland and internationally. It operates through three segments: Americas Materials, Europe Materials, and Building Products. The company manufactures and supplies cement, lime, aggregates, precast, ready mixed concrete, and asphalt products; concrete masonry and hardscape products comprising pavers, kerbs, retaining walls, and related patio products; It also offers precast concrete and polymer-based products, such as underground vaults, drainage pipes and structures, utility enclosures, and modular precast structures to the water, energy, communication, transportation, and building structures markets; and construction accessories, such as engineered anchoring, fixing, and connection solutions, as well as lifting systems, formwork accessories, and other accessories used in construction applications. In addition, the company offers network access products, which include composite access chambers, covers, passive safety systems, retention sockets, sealants, and meter boxes; and paving and construction services. Further, it provides building and civil engineering contracting, contract surfacing, operates logistics and owned railway infrastructure; sells and distributes cement; and supplies access chambers and ducting products. CRH plc was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

CRH Stock Price History

CRH Stock News Headlines

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CRH Sep 2024 85.000 call
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/17 Dividend
12/14/2023
Dividend Payable
1/17/2024
Today
3/02/2024
Ex-Dividend for 4/17 Dividend
3/14/2024
Dividend Payable
4/17/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Cement, hydraulic
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
75,800
Year Founded
1970

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$60.70
High Stock Price Target
$82.00
Low Stock Price Target
$6.50
Potential Upside/Downside
-27.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.80
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$34.95 billion
Cash Flow
$5.91 per share
Book Value
$29.99 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$59.78 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.28

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Albert Jude Manifold FCPA (Age 61)
    MBA, MBS, Group Chief Executive & Executive Director
    Comp: $5.64M
  • Mr. Jim Mintern (Age 56)
    CFO & Director
    Comp: $2.62M
  • Mr. Randy Lake (Age 58)
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Tom Holmes
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Isabel Foley
    Group General Counsel
  • Mr. Robert Feury Jr. (Age 61)
    Chief Culture & People Officer
  • Mr. Scott W. Parson
    President of Mountain West Division & Senior VP of Americas Materials West
  • Mr. Noel O'Mahony
    Group Performance & Strategy Director and Senior VP
  • Frank Heisterkamp
    Director of Capital Markets & ESG
  • Mr. David Dillon
    President of Europe Division

Should I Buy CRH Stock? CRH Pros and Cons Explained

These insights were generated using artificial intelligence. They are based on proprietary MarketBeat data, news articles, and custom LLM A.I. algorithms. This analysis of CRH was last updated on Sunday, March 3, 2024 at 1:33 AM.

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in CRH plc:

  • CRH stock price has been consistently increasing, reaching a one-year high of $79.41.
  • CRH recently increased its semi-annual dividend from $0.25 to $1.08 per share, representing a yield of 2.2%.
  • Analysts have upgraded CRH from a "hold" to a "buy" rating, indicating positive growth potential.
  • Institutional investors like Mirabella Financial Services LLP and QRG Capital Management Inc. have been acquiring stakes in CRH, showing confidence in the company.
  • CRH has a strong financial position with a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, quick ratio of 0.96, and current ratio of 1.34, indicating stability.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in CRH plc for these reasons:

  • CRH's stock price volatility may pose a risk to short-term investors.
  • While the dividend yield is attractive, economic uncertainties could impact future dividend payouts.
  • Market conditions or industry-specific challenges could affect CRH's growth prospects.
  • Competitive pressures in the construction industry may impact CRH's market share and profitability.
  • Investors should carefully monitor any changes in interest rates or economic policies that could influence CRH's performance.














CRH Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell CRH stock right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CRH in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" CRH shares.
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What is CRH's stock price target for 2024?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for CRH's shares. Their CRH share price targets range from $6.50 to $82.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $60.70 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 27.4%.
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How have CRH shares performed in 2024?

CRH's stock was trading at $69.16 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, CRH stock has increased by 20.9% and is now trading at $83.60.
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Are investors shorting CRH?

CRH saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 12,550,000 shares, an increase of 6.4% from the January 31st total of 11,800,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,640,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.4 days. Currently, 1.8% of the company's shares are sold short.
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How often does CRH pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CRH?

CRH announced a Variable dividend on Thursday, February 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.262 per share on Wednesday, April 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 2%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th.
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Is CRH a good dividend stock?

CRH (NYSE:CRH) pays an annual dividend of $1.62 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.92%.
Read our dividend analysis for CRH.

What guidance has CRH issued on next quarter's earnings?

CRH issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 5.150-5.450 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 4.960. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Albert Manifold's approval rating as CRH's CEO?

55 employees have rated CRH Chief Executive Officer Albert Manifold on Glassdoor.com. Albert Manifold has an approval rating of 68% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of CRH own?
Who are CRH's major shareholders?

CRH's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (3.78%), DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main (2.46%), Norges Bank (2.05%), Greenhaven Associates Inc. (1.56%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.18%) and Boston Partners (1.13%).

How do I buy shares of CRH?

Shares of CRH stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does CRH have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of CRH: APG Mid-Atlantic Inc., Alulux GmbH, Ancon Building Products, Ancon Building Products Pty Ltd, Ancon Limited, Ash Grove Cement, Ash Grove Cement Company, Betco Block & Products, Beton Catalan S.A., Betongruppen RBR A/S, Bizzack Inc., C.R. Laurence, C.R. Laurence Co. Inc., CPM Development Corporation, CRH America Finance Inc., CRH America Inc., CRH Americas Inc., CRH Americas Materials Inc., CRH Americas Products Inc., CRH Canada Group Inc., CRH Concrete A/S, Calduran B.V., Callanan Industries Inc., Cement Ozarów S.A., Cementbouw B.V., Cementbouw Handel & Industrie BV, Cementos Lemona, Cementos Lemona S.A., Clogrennane Lime Limited, Columbia Sand & Gravel Inc., Cubis Systems Australia Pty Ltd, Cubis Systems Limited, Danucem (Slovensko) a.s., Danucem Magyarország Kft., Dolomite Products Company Inc., Drogomex Sp. z o.o., Dycore B.V., EHL AG, EQIOM, Elpreco S.A., Ergon N.V., FTA Holdings LLC, Fels Holding GmbH, Fels Netz GmbH, Fels Vertriebs und Service GmbH & Co. KG., Fels-Werke GmbH, Ferrobeton Dunaújvárosi Beton- és, Ferrobeton Romania SRL, Ferrobeton Slovensko s.r.o., Finnsementti Oy, Gétaz Romang Holding SA, HALFEN GmbH, Heembeton B.V., Irish Cement Limited, JURA Materials, JURA-Holding AG, LLC Cement, Leviat AG, Leviat GmbH, L’industrielle du Béton S.A., MMM Industries Sdn Bhd, Marlux N.V., Masfalt Sp. z o.o., Meadow Burke LLC, Michigan Paving and Materials Company, MoistureShield Inc., Moravacem d.o.o. Popovac, Mount Hope Rock Products, Mountain Enterprises Inc., Mulzer Crushed Stone Inc, My Home Industries Pvt. Ltd., National Pipe & Plastics Inc., Northstone (NI) Limited, OJSC MykolaivCement, OMG Midwest Inc., Oeterbeton N.V, Oldcastle APG Inc., Oldcastle APG Northeast Inc., Oldcastle APG South Inc., Oldcastle APG West Inc., Oldcastle Building Products Canada Inc., Oldcastle Building Products Inc., Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope™ Inc., Oldcastle Infrastructure Inc., Oldcastle Lawn & Garden Inc., Oldcastle SW Group Inc., Opterra GmbH, P.J. Keating Company, PJSC Mykolaivcement, Pebble Technology International, Pennsy Supply Inc., Pike Industries Inc., Plaka Group France S.A.S., Plakabeton N.V., Podilsky Cement PJSC, Polbruk S.A., Prefaco N.V., Premac spol. s.r.o., Premier Cement Limited, Przedsiebiorstwo Produkcji Mas Betonowych Bosta Beton Sp. z o.o., RC Beton A/S, ROMCIM S.A., Raboni, Roadstone Limited, Roadstone Ltd, Rudus Oy, Schelfhout N.V., Skroot Laboratory, Southern Cement Limited, Southside Materials LLC, Sree Jayajothi Cements, Staker & Parson Companies, Stradal, Stradus N.V., Struyk Verwo Groep B.V., Suwannee American Cement Company LLC, Tarmac, Tarmac Aggregates Limited, Tarmac Building Products Limited, Tarmac Cement and Lime Limited, Tarmac Trading Limited, The EHL Group, The Shelly Company, Tilcon Connecticut Inc., Tilcon New York Inc., Trap Rock Industries, Trap Rock Industries LLC, Trzuskawica S.A., US Aggregates Inc., VVM N.V., VVM nv, Vapenka Vitosov s.r.o, Vasbetonelem-gyártó Zrt, and West Virginia Paving Inc..
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This page (NYSE:CRH) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff