33.58 -0.35 (-1.03%)
Pre-Market: 7:43AM EDT
|Bid||33.62 x 1800|
|Ask||33.50 x 1200|
|Day's Range||33.92 - 34.69|
|52 Week Range||24.62 - 35.50|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.80|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||8.21|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.81 (2.36%)|
|1y Target Est||24.01|
DUBLIN / ACCESSWIRE / August 23, 2019 / As part of its 2019 Interim Results on 22 August 2019, CRH plc announced its intention to continue its share buyback programme with a further tranche of up to €350 ...
DUBLIN / ACCESSWIRE / August 22, 2019 / 2019 Interim Results Key Highlights · Record H1 EBITDA 1 of €1.54bn, 36% ahead of 2018 (19% ahead excluding IFRS 16 Leases) · Sales of €13.2bn, ahead 11% · Good ...
CRH Completes Latest Phase of Share Buyback Programme DUBLIN / ACCESSWIRE / August 9, 2019 / CRH plc, the global building materials group, is pleased to announce that it has completed the latest phase ...
European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk. With the extreme weather and natural disasters associated with climate change intensifying around the world, some asset managers are ramping up engagement with heavy polluters to demand a faster transition to a cleaner economy. “The cement sector needs to dramatically reduce the contribution it makes to climate change," said Stephanie Pfeifer, chief executive of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, which has more than 170 members, mainly European pension funds and asset managers.
Irish building materials supplier CRH is selling its underperforming European distribution unit to Blackstone-backed private equity funds for 1.64 billion euros ($1.85 billion), including net debt. With the sale, the Dublin-based company, which provides cement, asphalt and other building materials, would completely exit the distribution business as it tries to improve core profit margins.
DUBLIN, IRELAND / ACCESSWIRE / July 16, 2019 / CRH plc, the global building materials group, announces that it has reached agreement to divest of its Europe Distribution business (the "Business") to private equity funds managed by Blackstone for an Enterprise Value of €1.64 billion* payable in cash. The Business comprises CRH's entire General Builders Merchants business in Europe, including its Sanitary Heating and Plumbing business. It supplies building materials to professional builders, specialist contractors and DIY customers through a network of local and regional brands across 6 countries in Western Europe.
Board Change DUBLIN / ACCESSWIRE / June 25, 2019 / CRH plc, the global building materials group, announces that Mr. Bill Teuber has advised the Company of his intention to resign from the CRH Board with ...
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.
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.
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.
DUBLIN / ACCESSWIRE / April 24, 2019 / CRH plc, the global building materials group, issues the following Trading Update for the period 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019 in advance of its Annual General Meeting (AGM) which takes place tomorrow at 11.00am in Dublin. As previously announced, the Group was reorganised into three Divisions effective 1 January 2019: Americas Materials, Europe Materials and Building Products. Sales growth was also supported by pricing progress across all major product lines.
DUBLIN / ACCESSWIRE / April 2, 2019 / CRH plc, the global building materials group, is pleased to announce that it has completed the fourth phase of its share buyback programme, returning a further €200 ...
DUBLIN / ACCESSWIRE / March 8, 2019 / CRH plc (the "Company") (LSE: CRH, ISE: CRG, NYSE: CRH): 2018 Annual Report and Form 20-F, Notice of Annual General Meeting and Form of Proxy (the 'Documents') ...
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.
DUBLIN / ACCESSWIRE / February 28, 2019 / CRH PLC (LSE: CRH) Key Points · Record EBITDA 1 delivery at €3.37 billion · Continued profit growth and margin improvement amid weather disruption and an inflationary ...
DUBLIN / ACCESSWIRE / February 28, 2019 / CRH plc announces that, having completed two terms of three years as a Director, Don McGovern will step down from the Board at the conclusion of the Annual General ...
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 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.
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.
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.