Bollard Group LLC raised its position in CRH PLC (NYSE:CRH) by 1.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 57,748 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 624 shares during the period. Bollard Group LLC’s holdings in CRH PLC were worth $2,048,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of CRH. FMR LLC raised its position in CRH PLC by 6.7% in the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 9,533,754 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $335,303,000 after buying an additional 600,727 shares in the last quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP raised its position in CRH PLC by 32.7% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 1,197,807 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $42,127,000 after buying an additional 294,945 shares in the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its position in CRH PLC by 25.6% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 559,914 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $19,692,000 after buying an additional 114,087 shares in the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE raised its position in CRH PLC by 33.5% in the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 426,150 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $14,988,000 after buying an additional 106,869 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Renaissance Group LLC purchased a new position in CRH PLC during the first quarter valued at $14,076,000. 4.47% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

CRH PLC (NYSE:CRH) opened at 34.74 on Wednesday. CRH PLC has a 12-month low of $30.15 and a 12-month high of $38.04. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $35.82 and its 200 day moving average is $35.49. The stock has a market capitalization of $28.92 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.03 and a beta of 0.96.

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CRH has been the subject of several recent research reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of CRH PLC from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Bank of America Corporation raised shares of CRH PLC from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, April 21st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. CRH PLC has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $39.00.

About CRH PLC

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, Americas Distribution and Asia. Europe Heavyside segment is engaged in the manufacturing and supply of aggregates, asphalt, cement, readymixed and precast concrete and landscaping products.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CRH PLC (NYSE:CRH)

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