News headlines about Crh Plc (NYSE:CRH) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Crh Plc earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the construction company an impact score of 47.0629047889543 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on CRH shares. BidaskClub cut Crh Plc from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Morgan Stanley raised Crh Plc from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and lifted their target price for the company from $30.50 to $32.50 in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC started coverage on Crh Plc in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $32.50.
Shares of Crh Plc (NYSE CRH) opened at $35.80 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 1.60, a quick ratio of 1.10 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57. Crh Plc has a 1-year low of $32.44 and a 1-year high of $38.06.
The business also recently announced a None dividend, which will be paid on Monday, November 13th. Investors of record on Friday, September 8th will be issued a $0.226 dividend. This is a positive change from Crh Plc’s previous None dividend of $0.20. This represents a yield of 1.33%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th.
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About Crh Plc
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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