Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC trimmed its holdings in Crh Plc (NYSE:CRH) by 13.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 3,552,325 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 560,031 shares during the period. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC owned approximately 0.42% of CRH worth $134,491,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its position in CRH by 781.6% in the second quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 3,791 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $134,000 after acquiring an additional 3,361 shares during the period. Acrospire Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in CRH in the second quarter worth approximately $149,000. Advisor Group Inc. grew its position in CRH by 38.6% in the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 4,520 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $160,000 after acquiring an additional 1,259 shares during the period. Glovista Investments LLC purchased a new position in CRH in the third quarter worth approximately $204,000. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in CRH in the third quarter worth approximately $271,000. Institutional investors own 3.43% of the company’s stock.

Crh Plc (CRH) opened at $33.87 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57, a current ratio of 1.60 and a quick ratio of 1.10. Crh Plc has a 52 week low of $32.82 and a 52 week high of $38.06.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on CRH shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered CRH from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Morgan Stanley upgraded CRH from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from $30.50 to $32.50 in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Finally, Jefferies Group started coverage on CRH in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $32.50.

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CRH 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, 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 (NYSE:CRH)

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