CRH - CRH plc

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
+0.11 (+0.33%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT

33.41 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 4:17PM EDT

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Previous Close33.30
Bid33.38 x 1200
Ask33.39 x 800
Day's Range33.17 - 33.98
52 Week Range24.62 - 36.01
Avg. Volume428,262
Market Cap26.686B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.81
PE Ratio (TTM)8.08
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield0.81 (2.44%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-03-14
1y Target EstN/A
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  • Blackstone Nears Deal for CRH Europe Distribution Arm
    Bloomberg8 hours ago

    Blackstone Nears Deal for CRH Europe Distribution Arm

    (Bloomberg) -- Blackstone Group Inc. is nearing a deal for Irish cement maker CRH Plc’s European distribution arm, according to people familiar with the matter.A deal could be announced as soon as this week, said the people, who asked not to be identified as the information is private. CRH’s unit could fetch about 1.7 billion euros ($1.9 billion), they said.The U.S. buyout firm beat out other bidders, including Bain Capital and Lone Star Funds, the people said. The business sells products such as roof tiles, flooring and plumbing supplies for builders.Representatives for CRH, Blackstone and Lone Star declined to comment. A representative for Bain couldn’t immediately be reached.CRH, which has attracted the attention of activist investor Cevian Capital, said last year that it was weighing options for the European distribution unit, part of a more sweeping overhaul to generate cash for acquisitions.The division had earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization of 181 million euros in 2018, according to CRH’s latest annual financial report. The company divested 3 billion euros in assets last year, including its Americas distribution unit for 2.4 billion euros, the report said.(Updates with rival bidders in the third paragraph.)\--With assistance from Jan-Henrik Förster.To contact the reporters on this story: Aaron Kirchfeld in London at;Sarah Syed in London at;Dinesh Nair in London at dnair5@bloomberg.netTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Aaron Kirchfeld at, Amy Thomson, Sree Vidya BhaktavatsalamFor more articles like this, please visit us at©2019 Bloomberg L.P.

  • Reuters3 months ago

    CRH sees interest in potential sale of European distribution arm

    Irish building materials group CRH has had a lot of interest in its European distribution arm ahead of a decision in the next two to three months on whether to trigger a sale, Chief Executive Albert Manifold said on Thursday. Dublin-based CRH put the entire unit under review last year and Reuters reported on April 12 that CRH had hired Bank of America to launch the sale of the unit in a deal valuing the unit at about 2 billion euros (£1.7 billion) including debt. The sale process is expected to begin next month and has already drawn interest from buyout funds including Advent, Lone Star and CVC, sources familiar with the matter said.

  • Reuters3 months ago

    FTSE 100 slumps as oil price boost fades; KCOM jumps on buyout bid

    The FTSE 100 index lost 0.7 percent on its worst day in a month, but the midcaps gained 0.4 percent with gold miner Centamin leading gains after a strong quarterly update. The blue chips, which had touched a near seven-month high in the last session, lagged European markets where strong earnings from the likes of SAP and Credit Suisse kept a lid on losses. Bellwethers Shell and BP dropped from multi-month highs as crude prices retreated after having jumped to their 2019 highs this week as the United States pushed to tighten sanctions against Iran.

  • Reuters3 months ago

    CRH proposes further share buyback after strong first quarter

    Ireland's CRH announced an additional 350 million euros in share buybacks and forecast growth for the year after the building materials group reported a 7 percent rise in first-quarter sales on Wednesday. The world's second-biggest building materials supplier by market capitalisation launched its first share buyback programme in a decade last year and had completed the repurchase of 1 billion euros of shares by the end of March. The strong first quarter was driven by a 12 percent year-on-year increase in sales in its Europe Materials division, while sales in its Americas Materials and Building Products divisions rose by 4 and 5 percent, respectively.

  • Reuters4 months ago

    Appetite for construction helping cement maker LafargeHolcim weather downturn

    LafargeHolcim, the world's largest cement maker, forecast sales growth of 3 to 5 percent in 2019, as engineering projects and demand for new housing fuelled by low interest rates shield the construction industry from economic downturn. Chief Executive Jan Jenisch said he expected the upswing LafargeHolcim enjoyed in the second half of 2018 to continue into 2019. "In building materials we are in a very resilient market segment, so even if there is a downturn globally....we will manage quite well because we are participating in local markets," Jenisch told journalists.

  • FTSE breaks six-day winning streak, fire burns Ocado
    Reuters5 months ago

    FTSE breaks six-day winning streak, fire burns Ocado

    The FTSE 100 edged 0.1 percent lower, while the more domestically-focused FTSE 250, which benefits from a strong pound, was up 0.4 percent. Sterling held steady after strong comments on Brexit from European Council President Donald Tusk and as investors mulled a report that UK cabinet ministers had discussed plans that would potentially postpone Britain's exit from the bloc to May 24. The gains in sterling were enough to drag blue-chip exporter stocks such as Diageo, British American Tobacco and Reckitt Benckiser lower.

  • European stocks fall, weakened by banks, Daimler; Dassault, CRH rally
    Reuters5 months ago

    European stocks fall, weakened by banks, Daimler; Dassault, CRH rally

    European shares were lower on Wednesday as weak results from banks, including BNP Paribas, and carmaker Daimler brought an end to the market's six-day rally. Europe's STOXX 600 fell 0.2 percent by 0909 GMT, with the index stalled near the more-than-two-month highs reached on Tuesday. "Investors looking towards the State of the Union address for a fresh trading catalyst were left disappointed," said Jasper Lawler, head of research at London Capital Group.

  • Reuters5 months ago

    Exclusive: Activist investor Cevian builds stake in Ireland's CRH

    Activist investor Cevian Capital has built a stake in Ireland's CRH to become the heavy materials and building products group's second-largest owner, Cevian managing partner Christer Gardell told Reuters. CRH, which makes cement, aggregates and asphalt among a wide range of building products, is Cevian's second disclosed new investment since stock markets turned bearish in the second half of 2018, having announced a 2.3 percent holding in banking group Nordea in December. "We have actively taken advantage of the recent market turbulence to make a number of new investments and add to some existing holdings," Gardell said.

  • The Market Is Wrong on CRH
    GuruFocus.com7 months ago

    The Market Is Wrong on CRH

    With CRH PLC (CRH) it's making a big mistake by continuing to discount the stock. CRH is an Irish manufacturer and distributor of a broad range building materials products and while construction materials remain a fundamental building blocks of our society, CRH is likely to continue growing, despite the short-term hiccup. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Sign with CRH.

  • 6 Stocks With Low Price-Sales Ratios
    GuruFocus.com7 months ago

    6 Stocks With Low Price-Sales Ratios

    According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, the following companies with market caps over $5 billion look cheap since they are trading with low price-sales ratios. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with SRCI. SRC Energy Inc. (SRCI) shares are trading around $5.24 with a price-sales ratio of 2.26 and a price-earnings ratio of 5.46.

  • Is Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) A Good Stock To Buy?
    Insider Monkey7 months ago

    Is Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) A Good Stock To Buy?

    With the third-quarter round of 13F filings behind us it is time to take a look at the stocks in which some of the best money managers in the world preferred to invest or sell heading into the fourth quarter. One of these stocks was Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) […]

  • Interested In CRH plc (ISE:CRG)’s Upcoming €0.20 Dividend? You Have 2 Days Left
    Simply Wall St.10 months ago

    Interested In CRH plc (ISE:CRG)’s Upcoming €0.20 Dividend? You Have 2 Days Left

    On the 26 September 2018, CRH plc (ISE:CRG) will be paying shareholders an upcoming dividend amount of €0.20 per share. However, investors must have bought the company’s stock before 06Read More...

  • Calculating The Fair Value Of CRH plc (ISE:CRG)
    Simply Wall St.11 months ago

    Calculating The Fair Value Of CRH plc (ISE:CRG)

    How far off is CRH plc (ISE:CRG) from its intrinsic value? Using the most recent financial data, I am going to take a look at whether the stock is fairlyRead More...