Shares of CRH PLC (UK) (LON:CRH) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the eight ratings firms that are currently covering the firm. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 2,640.17 ($32.99).

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. Beaufort Securities reissued a “hold” rating on shares of CRH PLC (UK) in a research note on Friday. Bank of America Corp. upped their target price on CRH PLC (UK) from GBX 2,500 ($31.23) to GBX 2,600 ($32.48) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 14th. Numis Securities Ltd lowered CRH PLC (UK) from an “add” rating to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,800 ($34.98) target price on the stock. in a research report on Friday, August 26th. Finally, Societe Generale raised CRH PLC (UK) to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 3,300 ($41.23) target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, October 21st.

Shares of CRH PLC (LON:CRH) traded down 0.51% during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 2732.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,272,184 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 2,669.49 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 2,353.15. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 22.54 billion. CRH PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 1,581.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 3,029.00.

CRH PLC (UK) Company Profile

CRH plc manufactures and distributes a range of products servicing the construction needs, from the fundamentals of heavy materials and elements to construct the frame, through exterior products that complete the building envelope, to distribution channels, which service construction fit-out and renewal.

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