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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market CRH plc (NYSE:CRH) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company CRH plc (NYSE:CRH) which is in the industry Cement, gaining 0.90% today. In the last week its performance is -0.99%, and 6.14% for the past quarter. Currently, CRH plc, CRH has a target price of 24.01, so today’s gain of 0.90% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.33%.

CRH plc (NYSE:CRH), has a market cap of 24200.4, and is based in Ireland. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 6.90%.

At the current price of 30.33, it has a dividend yield of 2.33%, and its target price is 24.01. This is with a profit margin of 3.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.71. CRH plc (NYSE:CRH) has a P/E of 30.93, as well as a forward P/E of 11.99.

With a current EPS of 0.97, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 30.42%,CRH plc (NYSE:CRH) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 7.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 37.90%.

Performance for the year is 0.71%. Since its IPO date on 2/19/1993, the total performance to date is 6.19%.

Volume today for CRH plc (NYSE:CRH), is 191495, while its average volume is 892.57. Whilst the total gain today was 0.90%, it did have a day high of -3.87%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.11%, and 1.18% for the month. The 52-week low for CRH plc, CRH has been 32.36%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.87%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.20%, and its return on assets is 2.90%. CRH plc (NYSE:CRH) has an operating margin of 5.40%. With a sales growth of -28.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that CRH plc, CRH is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.65, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of CRH plc? Well its PEG is 0.82, and the P/S is 0.92, along with a P/B of 1.71. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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