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CRH PLC

CRH.L

Latest Trade

2,728.00GBp

Change

-28.00(-1.02%)

Volume

5,109,412

Today's Range

2,726.00

 - 

2,775.00

52 Week Range

1,960.56

 - 

2,889.00

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
2,756.00
Open
2,747.00
Volume
5,109,412
3M AVG Volume
29.76
Today's High
2,775.00
Today's Low
2,726.00
52 Week High
2,889.00
52 Week Low
1,960.56
Shares Out (MIL)
795.34
Market Cap (MIL)
21,725.55
Forward P/E
14.24
Dividend (Yield %)
--

Next Event

Q3 2019 CRH PLC Trading Statement Release

Latest Developments

More

CRH Enters Into Arrangements To Repurchase Shares For Maximum Consideration Of Eur 350 Mln

CRH CEO does not see a slowdown in U.S. market "anytime soon"

CRH H1 like-for-like earnings up 5%, further share buybacks

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About CRH PLC

CRH PLC operates a building materials business. The Company operates building materials business in North America and heavy side materials business in Europe. It operates through six segments: Europe Heavyside, Europe Lightside, Europe Distribution, Americas Materials, Americas Products and Asia. Its products are used in construction projects ranging from foundations, to frame and roofing, to fitting out the interior space and improving the exterior aesthetic, to on-site works and infrastructural projects, including roads and bridges. Its products include cement, lime, aggregates, ready mixed and precast concrete, asphalt products, architectural products, shutters and awnings, perimeter protection, network access products, general merchants and sanitary, heating and plumbing products. Its distribution businesses supply building materials to professional builders, specialist heating and plumbing contractors, and Do-It-Yourself (DIY) customers.

Industry

Construction - Raw Materials

Contact Info

Belgard Castle Clondalkin

+353.1.4041000

http://www.crh.com/

Executive Leadership

Nicky Hartery

Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Albert Jude Manifold

Chief Executive, Executive Director

Senan Murphy

Finance Director, Executive Director

Richard P. Boucher

Non-Executive Independent Director

Patrick J. Kennedy

Non-Executive Independent Director

Key Stats

1.88 mean rating - 8 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, EUR)

2016

27.1K

2017

25.2K

2018

26.8K

2019(E)

29.0K
EPS (EUR)

2016

1.480

2017

2.254

2018

1.710

2019(E)

2.146
Price To Earnings (TTM)
15.88
Price To Sales (TTM)
0.88
Price To Book (MRQ)
1.58
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
8.16
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
74.77
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
65.93
Return on Investment (TTM)
5.59
Return on Equity (TTM)
4.38

Latest News

CRH to pause on major deals for rest of 2018 -CEO

Irish building materials group CRH <CRH.I> is likely to hold back on major acquisition activity for the rest of 2018 as it digests last year's deals, CEO Albert Manifold said on Thursday.

CRH to pause on major deals for rest of 2018 -CEO

Irish building materials group CRH is likely to hold back on major acquisition activity for the rest of 2018 as it digests last year's deals, CEO Albert Manifold said on Thursday.

CRH announces share buyback, new divestment programme

Irish building materials group CRH launched its first share buyback programme in a decade on Wednesday and also announced a new target to raise 1.5-2.0 billion euros ($1.8-$2.4 billion) from selling assets.

CRH already eyeing more deals as earnings rise strongly

Irish building materials group CRH <CRH.I> reported a 6 percent increase in earnings last year, generating 2.2 billion euros of cash in the process that it said on Thursday would help fund further acquisitions later in 2018.

UPDATE 2-Ireland's CRH drops out of bidding for South African cement maker PPC

Ireland's CRH, the world's third-largest building materials supplier by market value, has decided not to bid for rival PPC, the South African company said on Thursday, leaving the field clear for rival suitors.

Ireland's CRH withdraws from bidding for South African cement maker PPC

Irish cement producer CRH, the world's third-largest building materials supplier by market value, had decided not to bid for rival PPC the South African company said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Board of South Africa's PPC rejects Fairfax offer, AfriSam merger

* PPC shares up more than 2 pct (Adds details, share price, background)

Big spending building materials maker CRH on lookout for more deals

Ireland's CRH <CRH.I>, the world's third-largest building materials group by market capitalization, said on Tuesday it has capacity on its balance sheet for more deals, after a spending spree this year.

BRIEF-CRH says has capacity for further deals after fresh U.S move

* CRH says paying average 10x 2017 FY EBITDA, 8x post-synergies for $3.5 billion Ash Grove, $0.75 billion Florida cement deals

BRIEF-CRH sees FY earnings rising above 3.2 billion euros ​

* Sales increased by 2 percent to 20.7 bln euros in first nine months compared with corresponding period in 2016

UPDATE 2-Ireland's CRH joins battle for South African cement maker PPC

* PPC's shares fall by more than 2 pct (Releads, adds details, CRH response)

EU mergers and takeovers (Oct 31)

The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:

BRIEF-Ash Grove shareholders approve $3.5 bln sale to CRH

* CRH has now received Ash Grove shareholder approval for proposed acquisition at a total consideration of $3.5 billion Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Rachel Armstrong)

Ash Grove approves sale to CRH after Summit drop out

A majority of Ash Grove Cement's shareholders approved the sale of the U.S. cement maker to Ireland's CRH on Friday after a rival bid from Summit Materials failed to materialise.

BRIEF-Ash Grove Cement announces stockholder approval of pending acquisition by CRH Plc

* Ash Grove Cement Company announces stockholder approval of pending acquisition by CRH Plc

EU mergers and takeovers (Oct 17)

The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:

Summit Materials makes $3.8 billion rival bid for Ash Grove Cement: source

Summit Materials, a U.S. construction firm set up by former CRH <CRH.I> executives, has made a rival offer for Ash Grove Cement <ASHG.PK>, which CRH has agreed to pay $3.5 billion for, a source said.

Summit Materials makes $3.8 billion bid for Ash Grove Cement: source

U.S. cement maker Summit Materials <SUM.N> has made a $3.8 billion offer for rival Ash Grove Cement <ASHG.PK>, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters, hoping to trump an earlier takeover bid from Irish building materials firm CRH Plc <CRH.I>.

BRIEF-CRH Plc says ‍proposed deal remains subject to Ash Grove shareholder, regulatory approvals​

* Says proposed transaction remains subject to Ash Grove shareholder and regulatory approvals Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

BRIEF-Ash Grove receives third party offer at value of $3.7 bln to $3.8 bln

* Ash Grove cement company provides updates regarding pending acquisition by crh plc

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