Analytical Lens: Exploring CRH Plc (CRH)’s Financial Story Through Ratios

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The closing price of CRH Plc (NYSE: CRH) was $77.36 for the day, down -1.33% from the previous closing price of $78.40. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.33 from its previous closing price. On the day, 11.24 million shares were traded. CRH stock price reached its highest trading level at $78.08 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $76.59.


Our analysis of CRH’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 16.16 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 19.10. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.91 and its Current Ratio is at 1.37. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.70 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.54.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, RBC Capital Mkts on May 14, 2024, initiated with a Outperform rating and assigned the stock a target price of $110.

On April 15, 2024, Stifel Downgraded its rating to Hold which previously was Buy and also upped its target price recommendation from $80 to $82.

On March 22, 2024, Vertical Research started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $105.Vertical Research initiated its Buy rating on March 22, 2024, with a $105 target price.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, CRH now has a Market Capitalization of 53705400320 and an Enterprise Value of 64733368320. As of this moment, CRH’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 19.90, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 13.16. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.94. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.53 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.66. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.847 whereas that against EBITDA is 10.478.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, CRH has reached a high of $88.00, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $48.50. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -4.74%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 11.41%.

Shares Statistics:

CRH traded an average of 4.57M shares per day over the past three months and 12190870 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 692.10M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 685.26M. Insiders hold about 0.83% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 68.22% stake in the company. Shares short for CRH as of 1715731200 were 6788296 with a Short Ratio of 1.48, compared to 1713139200 on 7326168.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 1.68, CRH has a forward annual dividend rate of 1.33. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.02142857The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.52.

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