Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Credit Suisse Group dropped their target price on shares of CRH from GBX 3,000 ($41.45) to GBX 2,870 ($39.65) and set an add rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, March 5th. Numis Securities dropped their target price on shares of CRH from GBX 3,170 ($43.80) to GBX 3,000 ($41.45) and set an add rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Societe Generale reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 3,200 ($44.21) target price on shares of CRH in a research report on Thursday, November 23rd. Jefferies Group reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 3,190 ($44.07) target price on shares of CRH in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Finally, UBS Group set a GBX 3,200 ($44.21) target price on shares of CRH and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 3,088.38 ($42.67).
CRH (LON:CRH) traded up GBX 1 ($0.01) during midday trading on Friday, hitting GBX 2,445 ($33.78). 1,260,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,970,000. CRH has a 1 year low of GBX 2,297.70 ($31.74) and a 1 year high of GBX 2,955 ($40.83).
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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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