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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 -0.95% today. In the last week its performance is 0.42%, and 8.31% for the past quarter. Currently, CRH plc, CRH has a target price of 24.01, so today’s gain of -0.95% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.16%.

CRH plc (NYSE:CRH), has a market cap of 27778.67, and is based in Ireland. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 7.60%.

At the current price of 33.24, it has a dividend yield of 2.11%, and its target price is 24.01. This is with a profit margin of 3.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.68. CRH plc (NYSE:CRH) has a P/E of 25.47, as well as a forward P/E of 13.17.

With a current EPS of 1.31, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 31.80%,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 15.23%. Since its IPO date on 2/19/1993, the total performance to date is 17.43%.

Volume today for CRH plc (NYSE:CRH), is 1565979, while its average volume is 866.13. Whilst the total gain today was -0.95%, it did have a day high of -2.00%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.52%, and 1.15% for the month. The 52-week low for CRH plc, CRH has been 45.06%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.00%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.20%, and its return on assets is 3.50%. CRH plc (NYSE:CRH) has an operating margin of 6.20%. With a sales growth of -23.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that CRH plc, CRH is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.63, and has a current ratio of 1.4 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of CRH plc? Well its PEG is 0.67, and the P/S is 0.91, along with a P/B of 1.93. 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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