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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 0.50% today. In the last week its performance is 1.06%, and 8.95% for the past quarter. Currently, CRH plc, CRH has a target price of 24.01, so today’s gain of 0.50% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.53%.

CRH plc (NYSE:CRH), has a market cap of 27955.82, and is based in Ireland. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 7.60%.

At the current price of 34, it has a dividend yield of 1.24%, 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 26.25, as well as a forward P/E of 13.47.

With a current EPS of 1.3, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 23.91%,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 17.71%. Since its IPO date on 2/19/1993, the total performance to date is 20.86%.

Volume today for CRH plc (NYSE:CRH), is 1634100, while its average volume is 941.94. Whilst the total gain today was 0.50%, it did have a day high of -0.82%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.09%, and 1.19% for the month. The 52-week low for CRH plc, CRH has been 48.38%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.82%.

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 52.50% 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 0.69, and the P/S is 0.93, along with a P/B of 1.99. 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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