Crh Plc (CRH) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds
News stories about Crh Plc (NYSE:CRH) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Crh Plc earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the construction company an impact score of 45.8894389025241 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Crh Plc (NYSE:CRH) traded up 1.19% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $34.86. The stock had a trading volume of 608,421 shares. The firm has a market cap of $29.02 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.80 and a beta of 0.96. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $35.44 and its 200-day moving average is $35.45. Crh Plc has a one year low of $31.55 and a one year high of $38.04.
Several analysts have commented on CRH shares. Bank of America Corporation raised Crh Plc from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, April 21st. BidaskClub downgraded Crh Plc from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $39.00.
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About Crh Plc
CRH public limited company (CRH plc) is a building materials company. The Company’s segments include Europe Heavyside, Europe Lightside, Europe Distribution, Americas Materials, Americas Products, Americas Distribution and Asia. Europe Heavyside segment is engaged in the manufacturing and supply of aggregates, asphalt, cement, readymixed and precast concrete and landscaping products.
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