Crh Plc (LON:CRH) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the nine brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and six have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 3,119.57 ($43.10).
Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Societe Generale restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 3,400 ($46.97) price target on shares of CRH in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 3,190 ($44.07) price target on shares of CRH in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Deutsche Bank restated a “hold” rating on shares of CRH in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Sanford C. Bernstein set a GBX 2,617 ($36.16) price target on shares of CRH and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. Finally, UBS Group set a GBX 3,100 ($42.83) price target on shares of CRH and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th.
Shares of CRH (LON CRH) traded up GBX 42 ($0.58) on Tuesday, reaching GBX 2,500 ($34.54). 1,350,000 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,730,000. CRH has a one year low of GBX 2,297.70 ($31.74) and a one year high of GBX 2,955 ($40.83).
CRH Company Profile
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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