Todd Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Crh Plc (NYSE:CRH) by 0.6% in the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 460,451 shares of the construction company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,718 shares during the quarter. Todd Asset Management LLC’s holdings in CRH were worth $16,277,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. SG Americas Securities LLC grew its position in shares of CRH by 108.7% during the 2nd quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 9,526 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $337,000 after buying an additional 4,961 shares during the last quarter. Altfest L J & Co. Inc. bought a new stake in shares of CRH during the 2nd quarter valued at about $506,000. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC bought a new stake in shares of CRH during the 2nd quarter valued at about $202,000. Sei Investments Co. bought a new stake in shares of CRH during the 2nd quarter valued at about $1,947,000. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP grew its position in shares of CRH by 78.6% during the 2nd quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 16,006 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $566,000 after buying an additional 7,045 shares during the last quarter. 4.47% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

NYSE CRH traded up $0.27 on Tuesday, hitting $32.99. The stock had a trading volume of 5,817 shares, compared to its average volume of 486,379. Crh Plc has a one year low of $31.38 and a one year high of $39.32. The company has a current ratio of 1.62, a quick ratio of 1.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51. The stock has a market cap of $27.27 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.09, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.90 and a beta of 0.91.

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on CRH. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of CRH from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 15th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of CRH from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $37.00 price objective on shares of CRH and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 23rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $36.50.

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.

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