CRH PLC (ADR) (NYSE:CRH) currently trades at $34.52 which is about -1.79% lower than the 52-week high of $36.83. The trading volume at ready counter moved to 1.46M shares as compared to 519,722.00 shares average traded volume. The stock failed to get pushed above the $35.22 barrier, the intraday high, after opening at $35.18. Analysts have a consensus target price of $24.01 in the 12-month period. Its market capitalization has now reached to $28.26B.
CRH PLC (ADR) (NYSE:CRH) was dropped to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays. It has earned a consensus Strong buy rating, according to Zacks Investment Research. No analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, 0 have assigned a hold rating, Zero says it’s a buy and 2 have assigned a strong buy rating to the company.
CRH plc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes building materials. The company operates through six segments: Europe Heavyside, Europe Lightside, Europe Distribution, Americas Materials, Americas Products, and Americas Distribution. The company manufactures and supplies cement, aggregates, ready-mixed and precast concrete, concrete landscaping, and asphalt products; and construction accessories, shutters and awnings, and fencing and composite access chambers. It also produces and sells concrete masonry and hardscapes; clay brick, packaged lawn, and garden products; packaged cement mixes; fencing, utility, drainage, and structural precast products; glass and aluminum glazing systems; and construction accessories, as well as provides asphalt paving services. In addition, the company is involved in distributing bricks, cement, sanitary, heating, plumbing, and other building products; exterior products, such as roofing and siding products; and interior products, including gypsum wallboards, metal studs, and acoustical ceiling systems. It operates 134 DIY (do-it-yourself) stores under the Karwei and GAMMA brand names in the Netherlands; 19 DIY stores under the GAMMA brand in Belgium; and 30 DIY stores under the Hagebau brand name in Germany. The company serves concrete producers and merchants, local government highway authorities, contractors, public and private construction sectors, architects and engineers, small and medium-sized builders, plumbers, heating specialists and installers, gas and water technicians, DIY enthusiasts and home improvers, residential and non-residential markets, and multi-family and commercial construction markets, as well as water, electrical, and telephone utilities. It operates primarily in Western Europe and North America, as well as in Eastern Europe, South America, the Philippines, China, and India. CRH plc was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.