News coverage about James Hardie Industries PLC. (NYSE:JHX) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. James Hardie Industries PLC. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the construction company an impact score of 45.7755831430389 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Separately, BidaskClub raised shares of James Hardie Industries PLC. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 10th.

James Hardie Industries PLC. (NYSE:JHX) opened at 14.71 on Thursday. James Hardie Industries PLC. has a 52 week low of $13.55 and a 52 week high of $17.28. The company has a market capitalization of $6.49 billion, a P/E ratio of 26.31 and a beta of 1.16. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $14.51 and its 200 day moving average is $15.31.

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James Hardie Industries PLC. Company Profile

James Hardie Industries Plc is a manufacturer of fiber cement products and systems for internal and external building construction applications in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines. The Company’s operating segments are North America and Europe Fiber Cement, and Asia Pacific Fiber Cement.

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