Aperio Group LLC lifted its holdings in Crh Plc (NYSE:CRH) by 6.8% in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 400,632 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 25,496 shares during the quarter. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in CRH were worth $14,162,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of CRH. Signaturefd LLC acquired a new position in shares of CRH in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $142,000. M&T Bank Corp acquired a new position in shares of CRH in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $217,000. Atria Investments LLC acquired a new position in shares of CRH in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $220,000. Raymond James Trust N.A. grew its position in shares of CRH by 23.6% in the 2nd quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. now owns 8,494 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $300,000 after purchasing an additional 1,624 shares during the period. Finally, Brinker Capital Inc. acquired a new position in shares of CRH in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $367,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 4.43% of the company’s stock.

CRH opened at $33.10 on Tuesday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Crh Plc has a twelve month low of $32.47 and a twelve month high of $39.32. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51, a current ratio of 1.62 and a quick ratio of 1.17. The company has a market cap of $27.84 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.28, a PEG ratio of 1.94 and a beta of 0.91.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $37.00 price objective on CRH and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 23rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded CRH from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 15th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered CRH from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $36.50.

CRH Profile

CRH plc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes building materials. It operates through six segments: Europe Heavyside, Europe Lightside, Europe Distribution, Americas Materials, Americas Products, and Asia. The company manufactures and supplies cement, aggregates, asphalt, lime, and readymixed concrete and concrete products; and construction accessories, network access and perimeter protection products, shutters and awnings, and architectural products.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CRH (NYSE:CRH)

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