CRH (CRH) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group

Equities research analysts at Goldman Sachs Group initiated coverage on shares of CRH (NYSE:CRH) in a report released on Sunday, The Fly reports. The brokerage set a “buy” rating on the construction company’s stock.

A number of other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. BNP Paribas upgraded CRH from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, January 25th. Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of CRH from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of CRH from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. CRH currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $36.25.

Shares of CRH (CRH) traded down $0.47 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $34.11. The company had a trading volume of 701,668 shares, compared to its average volume of 863,158. The stock has a market cap of $28,410.00, a P/E ratio of 13.02, a P/E/G ratio of 1.96 and a beta of 0.97. The company has a current ratio of 1.62, a quick ratio of 1.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51. CRH has a 1-year low of $32.47 and a 1-year high of $39.32.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. We Are One Seven LLC acquired a new position in shares of CRH during the 4th quarter valued at about $169,000. Glovista Investments LLC purchased a new stake in shares of CRH during the third quarter worth approximately $204,000. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in CRH in the third quarter worth $271,000. Financial Counselors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of CRH during the third quarter valued at $303,000. Finally, ETRADE Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in CRH in the 4th quarter worth about $336,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 3.50% of the company’s stock.

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About CRH

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 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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