Shares of CRH plc (LON:CRH) have received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the ten research firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, five have assigned a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 3,047.13 ($43.63).
A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of CRH in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Sanford C. Bernstein set a GBX 2,617 ($37.47) price target on CRH and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. UBS set a GBX 3,200 ($45.82) price target on CRH and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, January 22nd. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,860 ($40.95) price target on shares of CRH in a report on Thursday, March 15th. Finally, Barclays reaffirmed a “top pick” rating on shares of CRH in a report on Friday, March 9th.
LON CRH traded down GBX 3 ($0.04) during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching GBX 2,368 ($33.91). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,050,895 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,020,000. CRH has a 52 week low of GBX 2,297.70 ($32.90) and a 52 week high of GBX 2,955 ($42.31).
TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: “CRH plc (CRH) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts” was first published by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze. If you are accessing this piece of content on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of U.S. & international trademark & copyright law. The correct version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2018/04/16/crh-plc-crh-given-average-recommendation-of-buy-by-analysts.html.
CRH Company 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.
Receive News & Ratings for CRH Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for CRH and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.